Your Rights and Responsibilities (English)
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Your right to information, to decide about your care, to consent to treatment, to receive appropriate care and for confidentiality
For all emergencies phone 000
Jamestown Hospital and Health Service provides acute services ranging from in-hospital care for adults and children by local general practitioners to outpatients and aged care beds.
Patients may commence their stay at Jamestown Hospital and Health Service but finish their care at one of the neighbouring hospitals with specialist medical or allied health input when required. All hospitals in the region work collaboratively to support the patient care needs.
The Jamestown Hospital theatre has been upgraded, to provide a modern space for patients requiring surgery in the Yorke and Northern region.
Upgrades to the theatre included:
interior refurbishment including new wall surfaces, floor coverings and door frames
relocation of scope sterilising processing including new stainless steel benches
new waiting room and pre-operative areas
upgrade to the existing scrub area
new stainless steel storage racks.
In a medical emergency phone 000 and await ambulance attendance.
When you arrive at the Jamestown Hospital and Health Service accident and emergency service, you will be seen by a nurse to collect information and assess your illness or injury prior to seeing a doctor.
If you are experiencing a mental health emergency you can present to the accident and emergency service at Jamestown Hospital and Health Service.
Alternatively, telephone Rural and Remote Mental Health Service on 13 14 65 for mental health counselling, support and information 24 hours, 7 days.
Parking is available at the front of the hospital off of South Terrace. There is also disabled parking on site.
Jamestown Hospital and Health Service has full disability access. If you have special needs and are unsure, please contact reception who will assist you with your specific enquiry.