The Tweed Hospital

The Tweed Hospital is a regional referral, level 5 base hospital within the Northern New South Wales Local Health District, receiving more than 50,000 Emergency Department attendances each year.

Services We Provide

The Tweed Hospital provides a wide range of accessible healthcare services to the public. The information provided in this directory is aimed at making it easier for everyone to understand what services are available and how to access them. Select from the services listing on the right of the screen to learn more about these services, or download the Tweed Hospital Patient Information Directory.

Hours of Service

The Tweed Hospital is open 24hrs, 365 days per year

Tweed Hospital Patient Information Directory is currently under review and will be available to download soon

Contacting Us

Powell Street, Tweed Heads, NSW 2485, Australia
PO Box 904, Tweed Heads, NSW, 2485, Australia
(07) 5506 7000 (07) 5506 7411

  • Cancer Care Unit: 7:30am-6:30pm (opening hours of day only unit; patients encouraged to have support during treatment)
  • Coronary Care Unit: 2pm-8pm
  • High Dependency Unit: 10am-8pm
  • Intensive Care Unit: 10am-8pm
  • Medical Ward 1 (Acute Medical/Step Down Cardiac): 2pm-8pm
  • Medical Ward 2 (General Medical/Palliative Care): 11am-12:30pm and 2pm-8pm
  • Medical Ward 3 (Combined Medical/Surgical & Renal): 10am-12noon and 2pm-8pm
  • Medical Ward 4 (Short Stay Medical): 10am – 12pm and 2pm – 8pm.
  • Renal Dialysis Unit: 7am-9:30pm
  • Paediatric Ward: 10am-8pm. (One parent may stay 24hrs)
  • Surgical 1 (General Surgery): 2pm-8pm and on request
  • Surgical 2 (Orthopaedic Surgery): 2pm-8pm and on request
  • Kurrajong – Tweed Mental Health Clinic: 2pm-8pm Mon – Fri; 10am-8pm weekends
  • Women’s Care Unit: 2pm-8pm (NSW Time). Partners and siblings may visit during the morning. Mothers are encouraged to rest from 12 to 2pm and phone calls are discouraged during this time.
  • Onsite parking available
  • Onsite disabled parking available
  • Onsite street parking available

General Manager

Joe McDonald
(07) 5506 7434

Acting Director of Medical Services

Dr Nilesh Parmar
(07) 5506 7454

Director Nursing & Midwifery - The Tweed Hospital

Adam Reid
(07) 5506 7470

Redevelopment

The $673.2 million Tweed Valley Hospital Development is the largest health capital investment in regional NSW history, and will provide a new regional referral hospital as well as interim upgrades at the existing Tweed Hospital (“Holding Works”) to help meet community needs until services transfer to the new hospital.

The priorities for the holding works were informed by the Northern NSW Local Health District’s Service Statement 2015- 2016, with further consultation undertaken for preparation of the Preliminary Business Case.

The endorsed scope for Holding Works was completed in July 2019 and included:  

  • Construction of a new Inpatient Unit block
  • Construction of a new theatre / Emergency Department Short Stay Unit block
  • Refurbishments to Coronary Care Unit, Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Department and Imaging.

An updated scope of works was approved in August 2019 to include the installation of a modular building to increase consult capacity at The Tweed Hospital. The Northern NSW Local Health District took possession of the new building in June 2020, with services transferring once fitout is completed in July 2020.

 

For information on the Tweed Valley Hospital development, please visit:

Tweed Valley Hospital Development Webpage

 

 

Location of Service

The Tweed Hospital, Powell Street, Tweed Heads NSW 2485

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