Get in touch with the right people
Specific enquiries may be addressed using relevant contact details listed below.
- For medical or mental health emergency, please call 000 or present to your local Emergency Department.
Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) switchboard
- Telephone: (08) 7074 0000
Urgent and serious referrals
If your patient needs an urgent and serious outpatient referral:
- please telephone RAH switchboard: (08) 7074 0000, and
- ask to speak to the specialty on-call registrar for the service required
- discuss details about the referral case with the on-call registrar
- confirm correct clinic fax or email address with on-call registrar before sending directly to the clinic required
- include relevant documentation with referral, requirements are detailed in the ‘health professionals‘ section (of this site) for each specialty condition.
All other outpatient referrals
- View the required RAH outpatient referral criteria web page before sending your referral.
or, call RAH Outpatients Department:
- Telephone: 1300 153 853
or for outpatients (appointments), please email:
- Telephone RAH switchboard: (08) 7074 0000
Compliments and complaints
To provide feedback about your experience at the RAH, please contact the RAH Consumer Experience team during business hours.
To speak with the CALHN Consumer Experience team, contact:
Freedom of information (patients/public)
Requesting medical history or birth information, please email:
Health professionals and patients, please email:
Patients or visitors, please telephone:
- RAH Security Office: (08) 7074 6000
- or email: RAHSecurityControlRoom@spotless.com.au
Referral advice for lending equipment, such as wheelchairs, is managed by the RAH Equipment pool.
- Telephone: (08) 7074 0056 or (08) 7074 0051
Note: Hospital crutches are hired through Independent Living Specialists (ILS).
Please contact ILS directly for all questions about their use.
- Telephone: (08) 8410 7335
- Website: ilsau.com.au
Medical research for treatment of diseases, please email:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Telephone Hospital billing enquiries:
Telephone: (08) 7117 2377
Private practice billing enquiries
Telephone: (08) 7117 2377
- or visit the paying for your bill RAH web page
For CALHN/SA Health jobs (nurse/medical/admin):
- Career opportunities at the RAH, visit:
Working at the RAH web page
- Work experience and clinical placements/internships, visit:
Education and Training web page
- Career opportunities within SA Health, visit:
ww.sahealthcareers.com.au web page
- Career information, please email:
For Spotless jobs (cleaners/catering/orderly), please visit:
Medical elective placements
University (Australia and overseas), please enquire here:
Guitar/piano playing and singing in foyer
Please contact RAH Centre for Creative Health:
Requests to be added to an email distribution list, please email:
- Please contact RAH Security by email:
For more information please view the RAH Volunteers web page, or contact by: