Flinders Medical Centre (FMC)

Flinders Medical Centre is a 593 bed major public tertiary hospital and teaching school, co-located with Flinders University and the 130 bed Flinders Private Hospital located at Bedford Park, South Australia. It opened in 1976.

It serves as the trauma centre for the southern suburbs, and parts of the Adelaide Hills. It is one of two major trauma centres in South Australia with around-the-clock emergency retrieval service bringing patients to the hospital by road or helicopter.

Visitors Information Centre


Local Health District

Southern Adelaide Local Health Network

Traditional Owners

The Kaurna People

Opening Hours

Flinders Medical Centre welcome patient visitors 7 days per week (including public holidays) between the hours of 8.00am to 8.00pm, if you would like to visit outside these hours we ask that you contact the Ward to discuss further via our switchboard             (08) 8204 5511.

Neonatal Unit: Quiet time between 12.00 noon and 3.00pm, the lights are dimmed to help babies rest. Please note that visiting needs to be approved by parents of the baby. Parents and brothers and sisters of the baby can visit at any time.


There is a rediATM in the Flinders Medical Centre.

Public WiFi

There is Internet Node Hotspot coverage available at Flinders Medical Centre.

AddressFlinders Dr, Bedford Park
Adelaide SA 5042
Phone(08) 8204 5511
Fax(08) 8204 5450
WebsiteVisit Website


Patient/Carer Checklist

Support Contacts

Social Work Department(08) 8204 4144
Carer Support(08) 8204 5511
Chaplaincy(08) 8204 5511, ext. 65753
Volunteer Service (08) 8204 3009 / 8204 5169 / 8204 6397
Aboriginal Liaison(08) 8204 6359
Telehealth(08) 8204 5511
R.E.A.C.H(08) 8204 5511
CALD Translation(08) 8204 5511
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