Services at our hospital
Services available at Coober Pedy Hospital, Whyalla Eastern Eyre and Far North Health Services
For all emergencies phone 000
Postal address: PO Box 143 Coober Pedy SA 5723
The Coober Pedy Hospital is part of the Whyalla Eastern Eyre and Far North Health Services. Our hospital is a 24 bed facility with 14 acute beds, 10 high level residential aged care beds.
Our staff work in close partnership with community health services and Aboriginal health providers to ensure that optimum care is delivered to all areas of the community.
COVID-19 drive-through collection centre
The COVID-19 drive-through collection centre is located at the Coober Pedy Hospital, which can be accessed via Lot 89 on McDougall Road. Patients should call from their mobile when parked and the nurse will approach the vehicle. The clinic operates Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays (not public holidays) from 1.00 to 3.00pm.
A GP referral is required. Booking is essential. For more information, phone: 8678 9224
Due to COVID-19, changes to services, visiting hours and visitor access now apply.
For more information see Eyre and Far North LHN response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Accident and emergency is open 24-hours a day.
When you arrive at accident and emergency, you will be seen by the duty nurse 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.
Parking is available for people with disabilities.
The building is wheelchair accessible and there are toilets for people with disability. For more information enquire at reception.