Services at Tumby Bay Hospital and Health Service

Due to COVID-19, changes to services, visiting hours and visitor access now apply.

The following health services are available:

Accident and emergency 

There is 24-hour emergency and medical and nursing care available.

Allied health services

Telephone: (08) 8688 2629

The clinic provides allied and community health staff and access to visiting health workers including a:

  • dietician
  • occupational therapist
  • physiotherapist
  • podiatrist
  • speech pathologist.

Child and youth health

Telephone: (08) 8688 2629

We provide early childhood and youth development, health and early intervention services.

Maternity/community midwife

Telephone: (08) 8688 2629

The nearest birthing facilities are at Port Lincoln Hospital. A shared care arrangement with a local GP and community midwives assists women with care before and after childbirth.

Medical and surgical hospital services

General medical and surgical care includes outpatient services and palliative care.

Primary health care services and Health Promotion Unit

Telephone: (08) 8688 2629

Allied and community health staff and visiting health workers include a:

  • social worker
  • community midwife
  • community nurse.

Services include:

  • early childhood
  • youth health
  • community fitness
  • diabetes education
  • health promotion
  • nail care
  • outreach
  • Meals on Wheels.

The Jolly Days Respite Program and Day Care Service (Tuesday 10.00 am to 3.00 pm) and Respite to Go (Wednesday 10.00 am to 3.00 pm) provide social and recreational activities for people with disabilities, older people and those with dementia and related disorders.

Residential aged care

Telephone: (08) 8688 2575
Address: Corner of Wibberley Street and Phyllis Street Tumby Bay

Uringa Hostel (from the Aboriginal word for ‘long beach’), is an attractive living environment for frail older people and/or disabled persons who need a low level of care.

There are permanent residency units and by arrangement, limited respite accommodation for short term care.