Your Rights and Responsibilities (English)
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Your right to information, to decide about your care, to consent to treatment, to receive appropriate care and for confidentiality
For all emergencies phone 000
Postal address: PO Box 19 Tumby Bay SA 5605
The Tumby Bay Hospital and Lower Eyre Health Service is part of the Eyre and Western Health Services. We provide emergency services, general medicine, diagnostic radiology and outpatient department.
Our community services include extended care for the frail, aged and disabled, Meals on Wheels and allied health services.
Due to COVID-19, changes to services, visiting hours and visitor access now apply.
For information on the COVID-19 drive-through testing site go to the Tumby Bay COVID-19 home-based testing service page. For general information on COVID-19 see:
This is a 24-hour service. When you arrive at accident and emergency, you will be seen by the duty nurse to collect information and assess your illness or injury.
In a medical emergency, it is important that you do not ‘self present’ to hospital. SA Ambulance Service emergency medical dispatch support officers can provide advanced first-aid advice over the phone while an ambulance is on its way to you.
There is disabled parking onsite.
The building is wheelchair accessible and there are toilets for people with disability. Please ask at Reception.
General wards: 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm and 6.00 pm to 7.00 pm.