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 630 Port Lincoln SA 5606
Port Lincoln Hospital and Health Service is part of the Eyre and Far North Health Service. Our hospital includes a modern 50 bed complex complete with obstetrics, 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.
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 Port Lincoln COVID-19 drive-through testing site page. For general information on COVID-19 see:
The Accident and Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day.
When you arrive at the Port Lincoln Hospital Accident and Emergency Department, you will be seen by the Accident and Emergency Nurse who will collect information and assess your illness or injury.
Depending on your illness or injury, the nurse may liaise with the doctor who is providing Accident & Emergencies services for that day.
SA Ambulance can also be contacted in an emergency. They will respond to your call and can provide first aid advice over the phone. They are often the best way to get to the Accident and Emergency Department.
The cost for this emergency service is according to health insurance status.
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.
General wards: 10.00 am to 8 pm.
Maternity ward: 0.00 am to 8 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.
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 is located at either the front entrance or the accident and emergency entrance.