Services at our hospital
Services provided by Barmera Health Service. These include accident & emergency, hospital services and residential aged care
For all emergencies phone 000
Postal address: 24 Hawdon Street Barmera SA 5345
Barmera Health Service 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 Barmera Health Service but finish their care at one of the neighbouring Riverland hospitals with specialist medical or allied health input when required. All hospitals in the Riverland work collaboratively to support the patient care needs of the region.
COVID-19 testing is no longer available at Barmera Health Service. Please go to the COVID-19 screening clinic at Riverland General Hospital in Berri, on the corner of Hepworth and Cornwall Streets. The service is available 7 days a week from 9.00am to 5.00pm. By appointment only for those who meet the criteria. Booking essential. For more information and to book your screening phone: (08) 8580 2400.
Due to COVID-19, changes to services, visiting hours and visitor access now apply.
In a medical emergency phone 000 and await ambulance attendance
The Barmera Health Service Emergency Department temporarily closed at 6:00pm on Wednesday 1 April 2020 to decrease the risk of COVID-19 transmission to our aged care residents.
Always call Triple Zero in an emergency. Your nearest operating Emergency Department is at Riverland General Hospital at 10 Maddern Street in Berri.
Mental health emergencies
If you are experiencing a mental health emergency you can present to the accident and emergency service at Barmera Health Service.
Alternatively, contact the Rural and Remote Mental Health Service on 13 14 65 between 8.30am and 6.00pm for mental health counselling, support and information .
Parking is available at the front of the hospital as well as additional parking on Hawdon Street. There is also disabled parking on site.
Barmera Health Service has full disability access. If you have special needs and are unsure, please contact reception who will assist you with your specific enquiry.