Tailem Bend District Hospital

Tailem Bend District HospitalFor all emergencies phone 000 

For all hospital enquiries:

Telephone: (08) 8572 5800
Fax: (08) 8572 5801

Street address: 
74 Princes Highway Tailem Bend South Australia
Postal address: 
PO Box 63 Tailem Bend SA 5260

Tailem Bend District Hospital provides acute services ranging from in-hospital care for adults and children by local general practitioners to outpatients and aged care beds.

Patients may commence their stay at Tailem Bend District Hospital but finish their care at one of the neighbouring hospitals with specialist medical or allied health input when required. All hospitals in the area work collaboratively to support the patient care needs of the region.

The doctor is available Monday Friday 8am to 6pm.

Accident and emergency services

In a medical emergency call 000 and await ambulance attendance

The Tailem Bend District Hospital temporarily closed at 6:00pm on Wednesday 1 April 2020 to decrease the risk of COVID-19 transmission to our aged care residents.

Always call Triple Zero in an emergency. Your nearest operating Emergency Department is at Murray Bridge Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital at 96 Swanport Road in Murray Bridge.

Mental health emergencies

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency you can present to the accident and emergency service at Tailem Bend District Hospital.

Alternatively, contact the Rural and Remote Mental Health Service on 13 14 65 for mental health counselling, support and information 24 hours, 7 days.


Visitors play an important part in any patient’s hospital stay, and visitors are welcome.

Any visitors who are required to be in the hospital building outside these hours will need to register at the admissions desk and receive an identity badge.

Car parking

Parking is available on site at the front of the hospital. There is also disabled parking available.

Disabled access

Tailem Bend District Hospital has full disability access. If you have special needs and are unsure, please contact reception who will assist you with your specific enquiry.

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