Welcome to the North Eastern Community Hospital

NEW COVID-19 PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES 

AT NECH we take very seriously the safety and welfare of our patients, residents and staff, which is why we have introduced new COVID-19 precautionary measures designed to keep our community safe. These measures are reviewed and updated regularly. The precautionary measures now in place at NECH are:

  1. All entrances apart from the hospital main entrance and aged care side entrance (Campbell Wing) are locked. The radiology entrance is open for radiology patients only.
  2. All hospital and Payneham Wing visitors must report to the concierge desk at the main hospital reception, where they will be temperature checked, screened for international and interstate travel and provided hand sanitiser. We are maintaining a traceable register of all people passing through this point.
  3. Unless providing direct patient care, all staff will observe the physical distancing rule of a 4 square metre perimeter distance at gathering points.
  4. Visitors for maternity patients are restricted to one nominated support person.
  5. Visitors for patients in Steele Ward are restricted to one nominated support person.
  6. Visitors for theatre/gastro patients are restricted to one nominated support person, who must wait off premises during procedure.
  7. Visitors for aged care residents will be restricted to one visitor at a time, with visits to take place in residents’ rooms, rather than common areas. Commencing Friday, 27 March 2020 visiting hours will be introduced between the hours of 11am-1pm and 4pm-6pm. Visitors will need to enter via the Campbell Wing side entrance, sign in, use hand sanitiser and must wait to speak with a staff member. No visitors will be permitted to visit a resident until they have spoken with a nurse on duty.
  8. All meetings of any external groups who are not critical for business requirements will no longer be able to meet on site.
  9. The kiosk is now take away only.
Maternity

The North Eastern Community Hospital understands that the arrival of your baby is one of the most memorable moments in your life and a very personal experience. We know how important the birth of your baby is and we will help guide you through the various stages of your pregnancy, childbirth and beyond.

Hospital

North Eastern Community Hospital’s visiting specialists perform a wide range of treatments and surgical procedures, including in the areas of gynaecology, orthopaedics, gastroenterology, oral surgery, plastic surgery, sleep studies and general surgery. The hospital features two fully equipped operating theatres and two gastroenterology suites with the very latest in medical technology available.

Aged Care

The North Eastern Community Aged Care Home provides permanent and respite accommodation facilities for 84 residents. Residents are provided with an environment of comfort, dignity and security. They receive contemporary quality care in both the medical and nursing fields within the resources available.

Contact a Patient or Resident

Patients at the North Eastern Community hospital can be contacted by telephone or email.

News from the North East

Below are the three Latest Articles

  • COVID-19 INFECTION PREVENTION MEASURES AT NECH

    Published: 12/03/2020   Category: Latest News

    If patients have recently arrived from overseas and have a fever, cough, sore throat, trouble breathing or any acute respiratory illness, we ask that they:   Immediately inform reception about their symptoms and recent travel Ask for a face mask to cover their nose and mouth and sit away from other people while they wait… 
  • Introducing the paediatrics team at North Eastern Community Hospital

    Published: 10/03/2020   Category: Latest News

    Families choose North Eastern to have their babies because they receive the highest standard of personalised care in a relaxed, friendly environment. Our paediatricians are highly experienced, have access to a state-of-the-art nursery, and work with families to ensure they are confident in looking after their babies before they go home. We also offer choice… 
  • Hospital supplies donated to help treat KI wildlife

    Published: 29/01/2020   Category: Latest News

    North Eastern Community Hospital has made a donation of urgently-need hospital supplies to the vets on Kangaroo Island treating animals injured in the recent fires. The antiseptic, dressings, bandages, syringes, needles, catheters, gloves and other supplies donated can be used to treat animals, as well as humans. The executive and staff were thrilled to be… 

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Contact Details

Hospital

Address:
580 Lower North East Road Campbelltown SA 5074

Phone: (08) 8366 8111
Fax: (08) 8365 1139
Email: exec@nech.com.au

Aged Care

Address:
Cnr Lennox Street & 580 Lower North East Road Campbelltown SA 5074

Phone: (08)8366 8111 Ext 338
Fax: (08) 8366 8260
Email: exec@nech.com.au

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