About Flinders Medical Centre
Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) is the southern areas largest hospital and provides medical services for people living in the southern metropolitan area of Adelaide. The hospital is co-located with the Flinders University School of Medicine and Flinders Private Hospital.
Since opening in 1976, FMC has earned an international reputation as one of Australia’s finest public teaching hospitals and as a centre for research excellence.
FMC and more than 5,000 skilled staff provide an extensive range of services for patients of all ages.
It is one of two major trauma centres in the state with around-the-clock emergency retrieval service bringing patients to the hospital by road or helicopter.
FMC is also the base for the South Australian Eye Bank.
FMC is supported by more than 600 volunteers who make up the largest volunteer service in a public hospital in SA. The Flinders Foundation is the fundraising arm of the hospital.