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Your right to information, to decide about your care, to consent to treatment, to receive appropriate care and for confidentiality
52 Peake Terrace Coonalpyn SA 5265
28 Wendt Terrace Tintinara SA 5266
Postal address: Country Health Connect Murray Mallee Coorong, 96-104 Swanport Road, Murray Bridge 5253
Telephone: (08) 8535 6800
Fax: (08) 8535 6808
Always call Triple Zero (000) in an emergency
Our Country Health Connect clinics at Coonalpyn and Tintinara offer a range of valuable nursing services to the local community.
These services are provided by our Registered Nurses (RN) and Enrolled Nurses (ENs) who can provide care to you at our clinics, or in your home.
This includes services such as wound care, PICC line care, post-acute care such as drain management, supra public catheter care and injectable medications.
Community members also have access to a range of specialist services available from visiting nurses, including our Continence Nurse, Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurse, Diabetes Nurse Educator, McGrath Breast Care Nurse, Palliative Care Nurse Practitioners, and our Palliative Care Team.
Non-Aboriginal consumers over the age of 65, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander consumers over the age of 50, also have access to a range of healthy aging services such as transport, personal care, social support, domestic assistance and meals.
From Monday 22 January 2024, the Coonalpyn and Tintinara clinics will transition from a drop-in service to an appointment-only service.
This will ensure community members can access care when and when they need it, as our nurses are often travelling within the community providing care.
The clinic will be open in accordance with community needs, for example, if there is a clinical need for you to receive injectable medications on a Saturday. Home based services will continue to be provided by appointment. You can nominate to access care in-clinic or at your home.
To book an appointment, please contact our Country Health Connect office on (08) 8353 6800 during business hours (Monday to Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm).
A referral is essential to access clinic services.
You can be referred to the clinic by a medical practitioner, such as your GP, or you can self-refer, meaning you call us directly to discuss your needs before making an appointment.
The Tintinara and Coonalpyn Country Health Connect clinics do not provide emergency services.
Your nearest Emergency Department (ED) is located at Meningie and Districts Hospital.
Alternatively, you can access the Urgent Care Centre at Keith and District Healthcare between 9.00am and 6:00pm. Please call (08) 8755 1555 to speak with the Nurse Practitioner or Nurse in charge (after hours).
Always call Triple Zero (000) in an emergency.
There is disabled parking onsite at both the Tintinara and Coonalpyn clinics.
These clinics are wheelchair accessible and toilets are available for people with disability.