location 1 Noorebar Avenue, Griffith, NSW 2680 Get directions
The Griffith Base Hospital provides and a 24-hour emergency department with 15 beds. It is a 119-bed facility with 100 hospital care beds and 10 maternity beds.
The Griffith Base Hospital supports approximately 19,500 emergency presentations, 2,500 operations and 600 births each year.
The Griffith Base Hospital provides a range of specialist services (both resident and visiting) including emergency medicine, critical care, general medicine, surgery, paediatric medicine, oncology, obstetrics, respiratory medicine, renal dialysis, Hospital in the Home and rehabilitation.
Additional services include physiotherapy, dietetics, social work, pharmacy, occupational therapy and Aboriginal health. There are also a range of diagnostic services including pathology, CAT Scans, nuclear medicine, ultrasound and general x-ray.
Griffith is a major regional city in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area of New South Wales. With a population of approximately 26,000, Griffith comprises a rich blend of cultures and traditions. Today more than 70 nationalities add to the cultural tapestry of the region, boasting some of the best produce in Australia. With many wonderful food and wine offerings, Griffith has grown into a bustling and cosmopolitan culinary centre.
Griffith is the third largest centre for education in the Riverina after Wagga Wagga and Leeton, with three high schools, 13 primary schools and various day care and pre-school facilities. Griffith also has one of the largest campuses of Riverina TAFE.
Griffith is 6 hours’ drive from Sydney and 5 hours from Melbourne. You can also fly to Griffith Airport. Regional Express operates daily direct flights between Sydney and Griffith, and flights between Broken Hill and Griffith on weekdays.