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 63 Tailem Bend SA 5260
Tailem Bend District 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 Tailem Bend District Hospital but finish their care at one of the neighbouring hospitals with specialist medical or allied health input when required. All hospitals in the area work collaboratively to support the patient care needs of the region.
The doctor is available Monday — Friday 8am to 6pm.
Due to COVID-19, changes to services, visiting hours and visitor access now apply.
Accident and emergency services are provided between 9.00am and 5.00pm weekdays. Please visit the Murray Bridge Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital outside of these hours or call triple zero 000 for an ambulance.
In a medical emergency call 000 and await ambulance attendance
If you are experiencing a mental health emergency you can present to the accident and emergency service at Tailem Bend District 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.
Parking is available on site at the front of the hospital. There is also disabled parking available.
Tailem Bend District Hospital has full disability access. If you have special needs and are unsure, please contact reception who will assist you with your specific enquiry.