Gawler Health Service
|Type of organisation:||Government|
|Also known as:||Gawler Hospital|
|Town or locality:||Gawler East|
|Established by:||South Australian Health Commission|
|Business or purpose:||Public Hospital|
The premises of the former Hutchinson Hospital and associated assets were sold and the net proceeds of the sale (after clearing all the Trust's debts and expenses) were paid to the South Australian Health Commission to offset the cost of building and equipping this new public hospital.
Gawler Hospital provides acute services ranging from in-hospital care by local general practitioners to specialist surgical, obstetric, paediatric and anaesthetic services delivered by medical consultants.
Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia is a serious bloodstream infection (sometimes called SAB or 'golden staph') that may be associated with hospital care. This Hospital is proud of the fact that 0 cases of SAB occurred during 11,845 days of patient care between 1st July 2010 and 30th June 2011.
The Hospital was able to supply the following services from 1st July 2010 to 30th June 2011; Elective surgery, Emergency department, Hospice care unit, Obstetrics, Outpatient services and the provision of consulting rooms for visiting Specialists, pathology and physiotherapy providers.