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Emergency Department at Flinders Medical Centre

The FMC Emergency Department is open 24 hours, seven days a week.

The department is accredited by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. It is the obstetric trauma centre for South Australia and a designated state trauma centre. 

Location:  Level 3 FMC, accessed via the lifts on Level 2 (opposite Northern Entrance) and from Level 2 of the multi-storey carpark. 

The department can also be accessed via the Emergency Ramp located off Service Road. Please follow the signs. A set down and pick up area for approximately three vehicles is available outside the entrance door.

  • If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 000 and ask for the ambulance service
  • If you are unsure as to whether you need to attend hospital, please contact Health Direct on 1800 022 222 where you will be able to speak with a Registered Nurse
  • Please be aware that no South Australian public hospital, including FMC, will give out medical advice over the phone

Patient enquiries: Please call (08) 8204 6065 to speak with an ED Communication Clerk.

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