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The School of Medicine is located within Flinders Medical Centre (FMC), a fully integrated 430 bed teaching hospital, offering a comprehensive range of services for patients of all ages. Most teaching and learning sessions are conducted within FMC in years 1 and 2 and for most students, clinical attachments in year 3 are located in the Centre.
The School of Medicine has a Northern Territory Clinical School located within Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH). The RDH is the principal specialist hospital in the Northern Territory and has 293 beds for acute care and mental health patients. Students in the Northern Territory quota spend the final two years in the RDH and other Northern Territory clinical services . Adelaide-based students also have opportunities to study in the Northern Territory in years 3 and 4.
Students undertake some clinical experiences in Psychiatry at the Glenside Hospital a 382 bed hospital of the South Australia Mental Health Services (SAMHS). SAMHS is being reorganised and many hospital based services are being mainstreamed.
Rural placements are also available at Pt Lincoln Hospital, a 60 bed general medical and surgical hospital. Pt Lincoln is 650km west of Adelaide.
Rural placements in the Northern Territory can be undertaken at the Alice Springs Hospital, a 180 bed acute general hospital. Alice Springs is located in the centre of Australia and serves surrounding remote communities with high indigenous populations.
The mission of the Centre for Remote Health is to provide appropriate tertiary education, training and research, focusing on the discipline of remote health, to meet the health needs of remote communities in the NT and adjacent areas.
The Flinders University Rural Clinical School aims to serve both Flinders University and the rural and remote communities of South Australia through high quality medical education, research and clinical service for and in rural communities.
Mount Gambier Hospital is the major regional health provider in the South East of South Australia. The health facility contains 78 public beds, 12 day surgery chairs in addition to the 20-bed private hospital also onsite. There are four operating theatres and three delivery suites as well as medical, surgical, high dependency, mental health, maternity and paediatric units.
The Hospital has a salaried medical workforce of Physicians, General Surgeons, Anaesthetists, Paediatricians and Salaried Medical Officers; and a range of resident and visiting Consultants in Obstetrics, Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, Oncology, Renal, ENT, Cardiology, etc.
Located on the South Australian border half way between Adelaide and Melbourne, Mount Gambier is the state’s largest regional city with a local population of approximately 23,000 and serving a regional area of 64,000.
Hamilton Base Hospital is located in Hamilton, Victoria the hospital has 75 beds available. Hamilton Base Hospital is a Day hospital, Home care, Hostel, Public hospital, Public nursing home, Community health service and offers the following services Endoscopy, Gynaecology, Intensive care, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Pharmacy, Urolog.
The Millicent and District Hospital and Health Service is part of the Lower South East Health Services. The hospital and health service is the centre for health care in Millicent and surrounding districts They serve the Wattle Range District Council, including the towns of Millicent, Beachport, Rendelsham, Tantanoola and Mount Burr. As well as aged care, we provide a broad range of acute services, including pre and postnatal care and gynaecology.
The Barmera Hospital is part of the Riverland Health Services. Our hospital is a 20 bed facility for people receiving acute medical treatment. We also have 81 residential care places and 62 independent living units on site.
The School of Medicine has a Northern Territory Rural Clinical School located within Katherine District Hospital (KDH). The KDH is the regional hospital in the Katherine region and has up to 70 beds for acute care, general medicine, maternity and paediatrics and has a renal unit. Students in the Northern Territory quota spend the final two years in the RDH and other Northern Territory clinical services such as KDH. Adelaide-based students also have opportunities to study in the Northern Territory in Years 3 and 4 and come to Katherine.
The Repatriation General Hospital (RGH) is one of two southern region hospitals associated with the School of Medicine and is located near to the School. It is a former veterans hospital but now acts as a 270 bed acute general hospital with services in medicine, surgery, palliative care, rehabilitation, psychiatry and geriatrics. The clinical services are closely integrated with those at the FMC.
Noarlunga Health Services (NHS) is a 108 bed regional health service located approximately 45 minutes south of the Adelaide central business district and within five minutes drive of picturesque hills, vineyards and a spectacular coastline.
NHS was established in 1985 as a regional community health service. In 1991, public and private hospitals were commissioned, and mental health services were established in 1996. In 2011, NHS became part of the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network.
NHS is a community based agency that provides both acute and primary health care at the hospital and a number of community based sites.
The Onkaparinga Clinical Education Program (OCEP) has a permanent presence in a Teaching Unit at the site.
The hospital provides 24-hour emergency care and acute inpatient medical and surgical services. These include day surgery, maternity and obstetric care, palliative care, cancer care, renal dialysis and cardiac rehabilitation and pulmonary rehabilitation.
The hospital is equipped with both acute care and residential aged care beds. It provides accident and emergency care services and medical care on site with a full medical staff as well as an outpatient service. Domiciliary care services and a day centre for people living with a disability and the elderly are also available.
The hospital provides acute services ranging from in-hospital care by local general practitioners to specialist surgical, obstetric, renal dialysis, chemotherapy, physiotherapy, social work and Aboriginal health workers.
The facilities include a public hospital, residential aged care and a day care centre. The hospital provides clinical services and facilities for the treatment of patients in the local government areas of Strathalbyn and the Meadows ward of the Mount Barker District Council.
The hospital is a 50 bed acute facility which offers inpatient services including; obstetrics, acute medical, palliative care, surgical procedures, day surgery and post-operative recovery.
The hospital has 15 beds and a 35 bed aged care facility. Services include accident and emergency, general medical, surgical and obstetric services.
The Waikerie Health Services is part of the Riverland Health Services. Our health service at Waikerie offers acute services including accident and emergency, medical services, day and inpatient surgical and obstetrics. The area population for Waikerie is 5,000 and its located 177kms from Adelaide. The Waikerie Hospital is a teaching hospital in collaboration with Flinders University Rural Clinical School.
The Loxton Hospital Complex is part of the Riverland Health Services and provides accident and emergency services, medical, day and inpatient surgery and obstetrics. We have 58 residential care places and domiciliary care. Loxton is approx. 3 hours north of Adelaide with a population of 6,000 and the Hospital is a teaching hospital in collaboration with Flinders University Rural Clinical School.
The Berri Hospital is part of the Riverland Health Services. Our Hospital is a country general hospital and 36 beds for patients with an acute illness. Our hospital provides accident and emergency, medical, day and inpatient surgical, obstetrics and high dependency care. The Riverland Private Hospital, a 12 bed facility, is also collocated with the Berri Hospital. We provide a 24-hour accident and emergency service and medical cover. The population for Berri/Barmera is approximately 11,000. The Berri Hospital is a teaching hospital in collaboration with Flinders University Rural Clinical School.
The Renmark Paringa District Hospital is part of the Riverland Health Services. The hospital is a 17 bed facility providing medical and surgical services, accident and emergency, and 89 bed residential aged care facilities. Renmark has a population of approximately 10,000 and is located in the Riverland 250kms east of Adelaide. The Renmark Paringa Hospital is a teaching hospital in collaboration with Flinders University Rural Clinical School.