For all emergencies phone 000Kingston Soldiers Memorial Hospital

Kingston Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital provides acute services ranging from in-hospital care for adults and children by local general practitioners to outpatients and aged care beds and is part of the Limestone Coast Local Health Network (LCLHN).

Patients may commence their stay at Kingston Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital but finish their care at one of the neighbouring hospitals with specialist medical or allied health input when required. All hospitals in the South East work collaboratively to support the patient care needs of the region.

Mental health emergency

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency you can present to the accident and emergency service at Kingston Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital.Another alternative is the 24-hour telephone assistance and information. Please telephone Rural and Remote Mental Health Service on 13 14 65 for mental health counselling, support and information.

Visiting hours

Visitors play an important part in any patient’s stay. Visitors are encouraged to visit within the following times.

Hospital visitors

11.00 am to 8.00 pm daily

  • All visitors must wear a surgical mask
  • visitor numbers are not restricted however, we ask that you continue to comply with physical distancing and room capacity notices.

Please DO NOT visit if you have

  • been a known contact with a person who has a confirmed case of COVID-19 for 7 days from exposure (except for the purposes of obtaining medical care or medical supplies)
  • tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 10 days.

Emergency Department

  • One visitor per patient (exceptions are at the discretion of nursing and midwifery staff, whom permission should first be obtained).
  • All visitors must wear a surgical mask.

Residential Aged Care Facilities

Before entering one of our LCLHN Residential Aged Care Facilities please ensure you that:

  • you have completed hand hygiene practices
  • are wearing a surgical mask
  • you are not a known close contact of COVID-19 in the past 7 days
  • you have not tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 10 days
  • you have not experienced fever, chills, symptoms of an acute respiratory infection such as a cough, sore throat or shortness of breath, or loss of taste and smell in the last 72 hours.


Car parking

Parking is available at the front of the hospital on Young Street.

Disabled access

Kingston Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital has full disability access. If you have special needs and are unsure, please contact reception who will assist you with your specific enquiry.