Welcome to the North Eastern Community Hospital


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.

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.


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

  • Hospital visitor restrictions relaxed from 1 June 2020

    Published: 01/06/2020   Category: Latest News

    From today 1 June 2020 NECH is relaxing visitor numbers from one to two nominated support people, per patient per day, including for maternity. Aged Care visitor restrictions are unchanged with one nominated person at a time and up to two visitors per day between the hours of 11am-1pm and 4pm-6pm. Each visitor will be… 
  • Campbelltown Rotary donates $6k for aged care memory support garden

    Published: 28/05/2020   Category: Latest News

    Benny Bosman from Campbelltown Rotary has presented a cheque for $6000 to NECH Chairman John Capaldo (in a socially distanced way of course!) to go towards building a memory support garden for North Eastern’s Aged Care Home. The money was raised through last year’s NECH Gala Ball, which was hosted by Campbelltown Rotary. NECH would… 
  • North Eastern offering free accommodation to country patients

    Published: 18/05/2020   Category: Latest News

    North Eastern Community Hospital has decided to roll out the red carpet to country patients, by offering free accommodation to those receiving treatment from any of their specialists. The offer means that country families referred to visiting NECH specialists for surgery or to have a baby will be able to stay free of charge in… 

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Contact Details


580 Lower North East Road Campbelltown SA 5074

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

Aged Care

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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