The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

For all enquiries:A picture of The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Telephone: (08) 8222 6000
Fax: (08) 8222 6010

For all emergencies phone 000

Street address:
28 Woodville Road Woodville South South Australia
Postal address:
28 Woodville Road Woodville South SA 5011

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) is a 311 bed, acute care teaching hospital that provides inpatient, outpatient, emergency and mental health services to a population of more than 250,000 people living primarily in Adelaide’s western suburbs.

Emergency Department

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Emergency Department (ED) is open 24-hours a day, providing health care to more than 42,000 people of all ages each year, who have life-threatening and non-life threatening emergencies.

When you arrive at the ED you will be seen by a senior nurse to collect information and assess your illness or injury.

After seeing the triage nurse, you may be asked to wait in the waiting room. Your waiting time will depend on the business of the department 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 medical treatment in the ED, you will be continuously assessed and monitored by qualified 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 trained medical, nursing, support and volunteer staff who will try to ensure your needs are met.

Visiting hours

Visiting hours for general wards: 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Patient entertainment

Bedside computers have now been installed and are fully operational for patient entertainment in 12 hospitals including The Queen Elizabeth 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.

Car parking

There are several car parking areas around and close to the hospital. However, space is limited and visitors may be required to park a block or two from the hospital.

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.

Disabled access

The hospital is wheelchair accessible and there are toilets for people with disability. Please ask at Reception.

Disabled parking is provided in all car parking areas located within the hospital grounds.

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