Welcome to the North Eastern Community Hospital

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR VISITORS AND PATIENTS

NECH has updated its visitor restrictions, effective from 5 August 2021:

HOSPITAL

A Self-Check Station is located at Main Reception and all visitors and staff be required to sign in or perform the QR phone scan upon entry.
Masks are required to be worn at all times.

Visitors

  • One visitor per patient at a time.
  • Visiting hours 11am – 8pm.

Restrictions to visitors in the wards will be as follows:

(i) Maternity – One nominated support person and any siblings of the infant;
(ii) Steele – One nominated support person;
(iii) Theatre/Gastro – One nominated support person – must wait off premises or the hospital main reception area whilst patient having procedure.

Physical distancing in hospital is now 1 person per 2 square metres.

Meetings

Meetings on site can commence provided the 1 person per 2 square metre rule is adhered to.

AGED CARE

To ensure compliance with the new restrictions and to continue to keep the NECAC community safe from transmission, the following visiting arrangements are in place:

  • Visiting hours will be 11:00am-7:00pm and screening stations will be in use
  • All visitors to the aged care home will wear masks that cover their mouth and nose at all times while in the home
  • All visitors must have received the 2021 seasonal influenza vaccination and have provided evidence of the same to us
  • All visitors must adhere to the one person per 2 square metres social distancing restriction
  • To comply with social distancing, only two people may visit a resident at any one time
  • Visitors may swap over but there can only be one resident and two visitors in a bedroom at any time
  • No visitors can enter a communal area (dining room, kitchen) or congregate in corridors
  • Please use the resident’s call bell for staff assistance
  • External outings may resume but notice in writing is required and there can only be a total of 10 people in a private home gathering which includes the resident
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

  • Specialist spotlight: Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Dr Kati King

    Published: 20/07/2021   Category: Latest News

    When a friend first proposed the idea to Dr Kati King that she should become an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, the then medical student laughed off the idea, desiring another path. Her perspective changed when she was fortunate to work in both gynaecology and obstetrics departments early in her medical career. She realised Obstetrics and Gynaecology… 
  • Aged care redevelopment officially opened

    Published: 23/06/2021   Category: Latest News

    Today we are so excited to officially open North Eastern Community Aged Care’s newly redeveloped Payneham Wing, which includes larger single rooms with ensuites for all residents, refurbished modern common areas and a new, beautifully landscaped garden. Today’s event, which way postponed last year due to COVID restrictions, is the culmination of a vision developed… 
  • North Eastern Community Hospital launches Reconciliation Action Plan

    Published: 31/05/2021   Category: Latest News

    North Eastern Community Hospital has launched its first Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) to mark National Reconciliation Week 2021, which runs from 27 May to 3 June. The RAP draws on this year’s National Reconciliation Week theme ‘More than a word. Reconciliation takes action’, by setting a range of deliverables to be achieved over the coming… 

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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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