Port Lincoln Health Service

Contact details


For all emergencies phone 000Port Lincoln Hospital

Postal address: PO Box 630 Port Lincoln SA 5606

Email: HealthCHSAPtLincolnSwitchboard@sa.gov.au

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.

COVID-19 drive-through collection centre
The COVID-19 drive-through collection centre is located at Oxford Terrace, which is a separate building on the hospital site. Signage can be seen from the main entrance. The service is available from Monday to Friday (not public holidays) from 8.30am to 4.00pm. A GP referral is required. Clinic staff will contact patients for their appointment time.  Outside of these hours, patients are recommended to self-isolate and wait for the testing clinic to open. If symptoms are mild to moderate, patients are encouraged to phone GP or ED. If symptoms are severe, phone 000 and advise symptoms. For more information, phone: 8683 2200

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).

For information and updates on COVID-19:

Accident And Emergency

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.

Private Patients

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

Visiting Hours

General wards: 3.00 pm to 8.00 pm.

Maternity ward: 3.00 pm to 8.00 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

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

Disabled access is located at either the front entrance or the accident and emergency entrance.