Emergency Department

The Tweed Hospital – Emergency Department

The Emergency Department is a modern facility providing a service to approximately 42,000 people per year and is one of the busiest in NSW. This accounts for 22% of total admissions to hospital from a total of 8,500 patients per year. The unit is staffed and equipped to deal with a full spectrum of Emergency Medicine. There are strong links to other Northern NSW Local Health District hospitals and facilities on the Gold Coast and Brisbane.

  • Open 24 hours, 7 days a week
  • The facility provides a service to all members of the general public
  • Presentations by ambulance or self presentation
  • Emergency Care is care provision for urgent or life threatening conditions that cannot be managed by a local general practitioner
  • Patients are seen based on the Australasian Triage Scale which prioritises clinical management. It is important to understand that accessing the ED for non-urgent care is not the best care model for primary health care needs
Reception (07) 5506 7444 (07) 5599 1680

Location of Service

Emergency Department, The Tweed Hospital, Powell Street, Tweed Heads NSW 2485