Emergency Department at Flinders Medical Centre

The FMC Emergency Department is open 24 hours, seven days a week.

The department is accredited by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. It is the obstetric trauma centre for South Australia and a designated state trauma centre. 

See also: Paediatric Emergency Department

Contact details

Location:  Level 3 FMC, accessed via the lifts on Level 2 (opposite northern entrance) and from Level 2 of the multi-storey carpark. 
Directions: Use Western Carpark
Exit carpark on Level 2 by Theos, cross service road, walk up stairs/ramp and lift to ED is immediately on the right.
Map: Flinders Medical Centre Precinct Map (PDF 587KB)

The department can also be accessed via the Emergency Ramp located off Service Road. Please follow the signs. A set down and pick up area for approximately three vehicles is available outside the entrance door.

  • If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 000 and ask for the ambulance service
  • If you are unsure as to whether you need to attend hospital, please contact Health Direct on 1800 022 222 where you will be able to speak with a Registered Nurse
  • Please be aware that no South Australian public hospital, including FMC, will give out medical advice over the phone

Patient enquiries: Please call (08) 8204 6065 to speak with an ED Communication Clerk.