Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital is a 600 bed adult quarternary teaching hospital, closely affiliated with The University of Western Australia and The University of Notre Dame medical schools. It is part of the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre site together with the Perth Children’s Hospital, the Lions Eye Institute, the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia, the Mental Health Unit, the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, the Sarich Neuroscience Research Institute and the University of Western Australia Medical School. Immediately adjacent to the QEII Medical Centre is the Hollywood Private Hospital.

SCGH provides a comprehensive range of clinical services. It is home to WA’s only comprehensive cancer centre and WA’s principal hospital for neurosurgery and liver transplants.