About Us

Our Values

The key values of respect for the individual, teamwork and high quality service are fundamental to the hospital achieving its primary goal of excellence in patient care and associated services.

  • Respecting the rights of our patients and staff
  • Treating people with care, kindness and courtesy
  • Encouraging staff to express their opinions and ideas
  • Responding to our patients’ and staff’s needs
  • Providing individualised care for our patients
  • Being responsive to the needs of our patients and their families
  • Treating each other as individuals
  • Participating in our community
  • Being honest and fair in all of our dealings with patients, their families and staff
  • Being consistent in the way in which we interact with our patients, their families and staff
  • Being open and transparent in all of our dealings with patients, their families and staff
  • Complying with all of our professional and legal requirements

  • Providing opportunities for our staff to actively participate within the organisation
  • Valuing the input of staff
  • Providing feedback
  • Exploring new opportunities to share ideas and information
  • Providing an environment which is open to question and change
  • Encouraging staff to question, explore and identify new opportunities
  • Support staff in their endeavours to introduce new ideas
  • Recognising new ideas

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Important update for patients and visitors regarding COVID-19

With SA Health announcing recently that we are in a new phase of COVID-19 pandemic, in consultation with members of the Medical Executive Committee, Burnside Hospital has implemented a restricted visitor policy effective from 15th March 2020.

Please read more about how we are restricting access to the hospital to keep our patients and staff safe.

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Important update for patients and visitors regarding COVID-19