Flinders Medical Centre

Details

Name :

Flinders Medical Centre

Address  :

Flinders Drive

Town  :

Bedford Park

State  :

South Australia

Country  :

AUSTRALIA

Post Code:

5042

Phone  :

61 8 8204 5511

Fax  :

61 8 8204 5450

Web URL  :

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Flinders Medical Centre
Flinders Drive Bedford Park South Australia (Australia)
Phone : 61 8 8204 5511
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Description

Flinders Medical Centre FMC is a 580 bed public teaching hospital in Adelaide South Australia FMC is part of the Southern Adelaide Health Service Southern Health which includes Noarlunga Health Services Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia Southern Mental Health and Population amp Primary Health Care

FMC is situated in the Adelaide foothills on an 115 hectare campus approximately 12 kilometres from the city centre It is only a few kilometres from our beautiful south coast beaches and close to famous wineries in the southern Adelaide region

Since opening in 1976 FMC has earned an international reputation as one of Australias finest public teaching hospitals and as a centre for research excellence

The hospital is colocated with the Flinders University School of Medicine and the 130 bed Flinders Private Hospital FMC has close links with other health providers in southern Adelaide including Repatriation General Hospital and the Southern Division of General Practice

FMC is unique in South Australia SA in providing an extensive range of services for patients of all ages It is one of two major trauma centres in SA An aroundtheclock emergency retrieval service brings patients to FMC by road or helicopter

FMC is also the base for the South Australian Eye Bank and the South Australian and Northern Territory Liver Transplant Unit

More than 3500 skilled FMC staff provide services to people across Australia from Darwin in the Northern Territory to Mount Gambier in South Australias south east

Staff at FMC are supported by more than 550 volunteers who make up the largest volunteer service in a public hospital in SA
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