Waikerie Health Service

Waikerie Health ServiceFor all emergencies phone 000

For all hospital enquiries:

Telephone: (08) 8541 0555
Fax: (08) 8541 2928

Street address: 
1 Lawrie Terrace Waikerie South Australia
Postal address: 
1 Lawrie Terrace Waikerie SA 5330

Waikerie Health Service provides acute services ranging from in-hospital care for adults and children by local general practitioners to obstetrics, outpatients and aged care beds.

Patients may commence their stay at Waikerie Health Service but finish their care at one of the neighbouring hospitals with specialist medical or allied health input when required. All hospitals in the area work collaboratively to support the patient care needs of the region.

Accident and emergency services

In a medical emergency phone 000 and await ambulance attendance

When you arrive at the Waikerie Health Service accident and emergency service, you will be seen by a nurse to collect information and assess your illness or injury prior to seeing a doctor.

Mental health emergencies

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency you can present to the accident and emergency service at Waikerie Health Service.

Alternatively, contact Rural and Remote Mental Health Service on 13 14 65 for mental health counselling, support and information 24 hours, 7 days.

Visiting hours

Visitors play an important part in any patient’s hospital stay, and visitors are welcome.

Visiting hours for the following are:

  • general wards - 11.00 am to 8.00 pm
  • maternity ward - 11.00 am to 12.00 pm and 3.00 pm to 7.00 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

Parking is available on site entering from Lawrie Terrace at the front of the hospital. There is also disabled parking available.

Disabled access

Waikerie Health Service has full disability access. If you have special needs and are unsure, please contact reception who will assist you with your specific enquiry.

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