Your Rights and Responsibilities (English)
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Your right to information, to decide about your care, to consent to treatment, to receive appropriate care and for confidentiality
For all emergencies phone 000
Postal address: PO Box 143 Coober Pedy SA 5723
The Coober Pedy Hospital is part of the Eyre and Far North Local Health Network. 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.
Due to COVID-19, changes to services, visiting hours and visitor access now apply.
For information on the COVID-19 drive-through testing site go to the Coober Pedy Hospital COVID-19 drive-through testing site page. For general information on COVID-19 see:
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.
General wards: 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm and 6.00 pm to 7.00 pm.