Tumby Bay Hospital and Lower Eyre Health Service

Contact details


For all emergencies phone 000Tumby Bay Hospital and Health Service

Postal address: PO Box 19 Tumby Bay SA 5605

Email: HEALTHCHSATumbyBayHospital@sa.gov.au

The Tumby Bay Hospital and Lower Eyre Health Service is part of the Eyre and Western Health Services. We provide emergency services, general medicine, diagnostic radiology and outpatient department.

Our community services include extended care for the frail, aged and disabled, Meals on Wheels and allied health services.

COVID-19 home-based testing service
The home-based COVID-19 testing service operates Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays (not public holidays) from 2.00 to 4.00pm. A GP referral is required. Outside of these hours, patients are recommended to self-isolate and wait for the testing clinic to open. If symptoms are mild to moderate, patients are encouraged to phone GP or ED. If symptoms are severe, phone 000 and advise symptoms. For more information, phone: 1300 334 222

Due to COVID-19, changes to services, visiting hours and visitor access now apply.
For more information see Eyre and Far North LHN response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

For information and updates on COVID-19:

Accident and emergency

This is a 24-hour service. When you arrive at accident and emergency, you will be seen by the duty nurse to collect information and assess your illness or injury.

In a medical emergency, it is important that you do not ‘self present’ to hospital. SA Ambulance Service emergency medical dispatch support officers can provide advanced first-aid advice over the phone while an ambulance is on its way to you.

Car parking

There is disabled parking onsite.

Disabled access

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