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Previously the Children's Hospital, the hospital's name was changed to the Princess Margaret Hospital for Children on 27 January 1949.
In 1959 it became a teaching hospital with the establishment of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Western Australia.
A new outpatients building opened in October 1964 and a main ward block was added in 1969. In the same year, the Princess Margaret Children's Medical Research Foundation was established.
In 1983, the Patient Services' Building, Stage I, was opened and in 1987 the Stage II building was completed.