Learn more about Modbury Hospital
Modbury Hospital opened in 1973 and the Education Centre was built in 1979, followed by the Woodleigh House mental health unit in 1980. In 1995, the hospital management was transferred from public sector management to the private organisation, Healthscope, and was later returned to public sector management on 1 July 2007.
Committed to working in collaboration and partnership, the hospital is affiliated with the University of Adelaide and enjoys a close relationship with the general practitioners in its catchment area. Dedicated to delivering the highest quality teaching, research and community services, the hospital has a proud and strong tradition of providing excellent clinical care.
The future of Modbury Hospital
Under South Australia’s Health Care Plan 2007-2016 Modbury Hospital will become one of three general hospitals in metropolitan Adelaide, providing services to its local community with an emphasis on general medicine and general surgery, and a specific focus on rehabilitation, aged care and palliative care services.
The State Government has committed a further $44 million to upgrades at Modbury Hospital, including a new Emergency Department featuring 25 emergency cubicles and the redevelopment of levels five and six to accommodate rehabilitation services.
Did you know?
- Modbury Hospital is an accredited hospital with the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards.
- The hospital’s volunteer service works in partnership with hospital staff and departments for the benefit of both parties and the wider hospital community. More than 100 volunteers provide comfort, support, companionship and assistance to both community-based and hospital patients and their families.
- Woodleigh House is a 20-bed, acute-care mental health facility for adults. Although situated on the hospital grounds, the unit is a separate entity operated by the Adelaide Health Service Mental Health Directorate.
Telephone: (08) 8161 2551
The Consumer Advisor at the hospital assists patients, family and friends in giving feedback about the service that they received. The feedback could be in the form of a compliment or a complaint. To provide your feedback, please contact the Modbury Hospital Consumer Advisor.