Photo outside of Emergency Department

In a medical emergency, please phone 000 and ask for ambulance attendance. (Australia wide)

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 note Flinders Medical Centre staff will not give out medical advice over the phone.

Flinders Medical Centre Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


The Emergency Department is located on Level 3 and can be accessed via the lifts on level 2, to the right of the stairs, opposite the multi-storey carpark.

If driving, there is a ramp direct to Emergency. This is clearly signposted. From Flinders Drive, turn left into Service Road and the ramp to the Emergency Department is on the right.

There is a set down and pick up area for approximately three vehicles just outside the door of the Emergency Department (on the top of the ramp). From here, there is a walkway and driveway into the multi-storey car park.

Patient enquiries

If you need to make enquiries regarding a patient presentation, please phone (08) 8204 6065 and speak to one of the department's Communication Clerks who can assist you with your enquiry.

For information regarding activity levels in Emergency, please see Emergency Department.