Pre-Admission Service

Admission checklist

Please ensure you have all details listed below to enable our staff to assist you.

  • eAdmission online form is complete

  • All completed forms

  • Your Medicare Card

  • Private Health Insurance details (your insurers name, member number and level of cover)

  • Completed Patient Health Questionnaire

  • All current medicines and prescribed dosage of each in the original labelled container (not in a dosette)
  • Name, address and phone number of:
    • Your next of kin
    • A contact person in case of an emergency
    • The person responsible for paying your account
    • Your General Practitioner

If you have Private Health Insurance you will be required to pay the excess and maximum co-payments as per your estimated length of stay no later than the day prior to admission and any additional or out-of-pocket expenses before going home.

If applicable, your:

  • Health Care Card
  • Concession Card
  • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
  • Safety Net Card
  • DVA Repatriation Card
  • Authority to Admit letter from DVA or WorkCover
  • Credit card for payment
  • Copy of your Power of Attorney or Advanced Health Directive
  • List of questions you would like to ask
  • Pregnancy Health Record (Maternity Patients)

Patient service

Our patient admissions team can assist with the admission process and answer any questions.

Phone: (08) 8202 7222. 

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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