Burra Hospital

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Burra HospitalFor all emergencies phone 000

Burra Hospital provides acute services ranging from in-hospital care for adults and children by local general practitioners to outpatients and aged care beds.

Patients may commence their stay at the Burra Hospital but finish their care at one of the neighbouring hospitals with specialist medical or allied health input when required. All hospitals in the region work collaboratively to support the patient care needs of the region.

Due to COVID-19 changes to services, visiting hours and visitor access now apply.
For more information see Yorke and Northern LHN response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

COVID-19 clinic

Location: Emergency Department 46 Commercial Street

Prior to presentation please phone either:

  • Clare Medical Burra Clinic on 8892 2822
    Monday-Thursday 9:00am and 4.30pm or Friday 9:00am to 12:00pm
  • Burra Medical Clinic on 8892 2104
    Monday Friday 9:00am-4:30pm

Please remain in your car until you’re assessed.

For information and updates on COVID-19:

Accident and emergencies

In a medical emergency phone 000 and await ambulance attendance. 

For all other presentations, when you arrive at the Burra Hospital accident and emergency service, you will be seen by a nurse to collect information and assess your illness or injury prior to seeing a doctor.

Mental health emergencies

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency you can present to the accident and emergency service at Burra Hospital. 

Alternatively, contact the Rural and Remote Mental Health Service on 13 14 65 for mental health counselling, support and information.24 hours, 7 days.

Visiting hours

Visitors play an important part in any patient’s hospital stay, and visitors are welcome.

Visiting hours for all wards are: 10am to 2.00 pm and 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm.

Any visitors who are required to be in the hospital building outside these hours will need to register at the admissions desk and receive an identity badge.

Car parking

Parking is available at the front of the hospital. There is also disabled parking on site.

Disabled access

Burra Hospital has full disability access. If you have special needs and are unsure, please contact reception who will assist you with your specific enquiry.