Lyell McEwin Hospital
For all enquiries:
Telephone: (08) 8182 9000
Fax: (08) 8182 9122
For all emergencies phone 000
Haydown Road Elizabeth Vale South Australia
Haydown Road Elizabeth Vale SA 5112
The LMH Emergency Department (ED) is open 24-hours a day, providing health care to more than 65,000 people each year.
When you arrive at the LMH ED you will be seen by a senior nurse to collect information and assess your illness or injury.
In Australia, the triage system guides hospital staff to see patients according to how sick they are, allowing patients with life-threatening problems to be seen first, regardless of their arrival time.
Your waiting time will depend on how busy the department is and the number of patients with serious conditions. The waiting area may appear quiet, but this doesn’t necessarily mean the ED itself is quiet.
While waiting for treatment, you will be continuously assessed and monitored by nursing staff. We understand that waiting can be frustrating, and our staff will do their best to keep your wait to a minimum and make you comfortable.
In our ED, you will be cared for by medical, nursing, support and volunteer staff who will do their best to ensure your needs are met.
General wards: 10.00 am to 12.00 pm and 3.00 pm to 8.00 pm daily
Women’s Health Unit: 11.00 am to 1.00 pm and 3.00 pm to 8:00 pm daily. The maternity unit is also open for husbands/partners only between 8.00 am to 11.00 am.
Paediatric ward: Open visiting hours 10.00 am to 1.00 pm and 3.00 pm to 8.00 pm daily
Unrestricted visiting for parents.
Bedside computers have now been installed and are fully operational for patient entertainment in 12 hospitals including the Lyell McEwin Hospital.
The bedside entertainment services are provided by Telstra and give patients access to a number of different entertainment options on a pre-paid basis.
For information on the bedside entertainment package options please go to our bedside entertainment page.
At the Lyell McEwin Hospital you can choose to be admitted as a private patient. Admission as a private patient has benefits for both you and the hospital. For more information, visit the Lyell McEwin Hospital accounts and billing page.
Located off Mark Road, LMH’s secure, pay-per-use multi-level car park is accessible to patients and visitors via an electronic ticketing system.
Car parking fees have been implemented at our hospital from 17 October 2011. More information including fees and exemptions are available on the metropolitan hospitals car parking page.
The hospital will not accept liability for any loss or damage to your vehicle, so please ensure valuables are not left in your car, and that your car is locked.
The hospital is wheelchair accessible and there are toilets for people with disabilities. Please ask at Reception.