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Port Lincoln Hospital and Health Service

For all enquiries:Port Lincoln Hospital

Telephone: (08) 8683 2200
Fax: (08) 8682 6947

For all emergencies phone 000

Street address: 
Oxford Terrace Port Lincoln  South Australia
Postal address: 
PO Box 630 Port Lincoln SA 5606

Email: chsaptlincolnswitchboard@health.sa.gov.au

Port Lincoln Hospital and Health Service is part of the Eyre and Western Health Services. Our hospital includes a modern 50 bed complex complete with high dependency unit, renal dialysis and operating facilities.

The Port Lincoln Community Health Service works in partnership with the acute services and other providers to promote, maintain and restore the health and wellbeing of residents of Port Lincoln and the surrounding area.

Accident and emergency

The accident and emergency and reception are open 24-hours a day.

When you arrive at the Port Lincoln Hospital accident and emergency, you will be seen by the resident medical officer to collect information and assess your illness or injury.

In a medical emergency, it is important that you do not ‘self present’ to hospital. SA Ambulance Service emergency medical dispatch support officers can provide advanced first-aid advice over the phone while an ambulance is on its way to you.

The cost for this emergency service is according to health insurance status. It is free for public patients.

Private patients

At the Port Lincoln Hospital you can choose to be admitted as a Private Patient. Admission as a private patient has benefits for both you and the hospital. For more information please visit attending hospital as a private patient

Visiting hours

General wards: 3.00 pm to 8.00 pm.

Maternity ward: 3.00 pm to 8.00 pm.

Any visitors who are required to be in the hospital building outside these hours will need to register at the admissions desk and receive an identity badge.

Car parking

General parking is available at Oxford Terrace (front) car park and the car park located off accident and emergency lane.

There is additional parking available at the rear of the hospital for visiting specialist car parking.

Disabled access

Disabled access is located at either the front entrance or the accident and emergency entrance.

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