Balmain Hospital is a community-based healthcare facility that has been caring for local people since 1885. It is dedicated to Aged Care, Rehabilitation, and General Practice. Balmain Hospital is committed to providing the highest standards of healthcare to meet individual needs.
Balmain Hospital is a facility operating within Sydney Local Health District. Departments and services at our facility include:
General Practice Casualty (GPC): Provides general practice services treating minor illnesses and injuries for patients when their General Practitioner is unavailable.
Hospital in the Home: Provides services for patients requiring intravenous or other specialised therapies to treat a skin infection, pneumonia, or a blood clotting disorder.
Aged Care Wards: Provides assessment and treatment of medical conditions in the elderly.
Rehabilitation Ward: Provides patients with various types of therapy to improve their physical abilities and regain as much independence as possible before they leave the hospital.
Transitional Care Unit: Provides up to 12 weeks of inpatient support for older people who are medically stable but need to complete their recovery and organise their living arrangements.
Outpatients Department: Provides a variety of services, such as acupuncture, podiatry, and physiotherapy, to meet the health needs of the community.
Our Vision and Values
Balmain Hospital directly supports the vision, mission, and values of the Sydney Local Health District.
Our District Vision
“To achieve excellence in healthcare for all”
Our District Mission
Ensuring the community has equitable access to high-quality patient-centered care that is:
Timely, evidence-based, culturally appropriate and efficient
Provided by highly skilled staff who are committed, accountable and valued
Supported by leading-edge research, education, and technologies
Supporting the healthcare of populations in other LHDs, States and Territories across Australia and other countries through research, education and the provision of tertiary and quaternary referral services
Our District Values
Collaboration – Improving and sustaining performance depends on everyone in the system working as a team.
Openness – Transparent performance monitoring and reporting are essential to make sure the facts are known and acknowledged, even if at times this may be uncomfortable.
Respect – The role of everyone engaged in improving performance is valued.
Empowerment – There must be trust on all sides and at all levels, for people to improve performance in a sustainable way.
- Free off street parking
- Paid off street parking
- Close to public transport
- Wheelchair accessible
- Rehabilitation facilities
- Onsite pharmacy