Services at Port Lincoln Health Service

Due to COVID-19, changes to services, visiting hours and visitor access now apply.

The following services are available:

Accident and emergency

The emergency department and reception are open 24-hours a day.

Medical and surgical

We provide:

  • general medical
  • surgical care
  • day surgery
  • outpatient services
  • palliative care
  • renal dialysis.

Specialist services include:

  • audiology
  • dermatology
  • ear nose and throat (ENT)
  • geriatric
  • gynaecology
  • obstetrics
  • ophthalmology
  • orthopaedics
  • psychiatry
  • psychology
  • radiation oncology
  • reproductive medicine.

Maternity and obstetrics

There are birthing facilities at this hospital. A shared care arrangement with GPs and community midwives assists women before, during and after childbirth.

Mental health services

For 24-hour emergency assistance and information, phone the Rural and Remote Mental Health Service on 13 14 65.

Our services include an outreach to Cleve, Cowell, Cummins, Elliston, Kimba, Lock, Streaky Bay, Tumby Bay and Wudinna. Country Health SA Mental Health Services, Child Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia (DASSA) are located on site.

Patient Assistance Transport Scheme

Telephone: (08) 7669 1266
Postal address: PO Box 630 Port Lincoln SA 5606

The Patient Assistance Transport Scheme (PATS) makes specialist medical services more accessible to rural Australians by assisting with the cost of transport and accommodation expenses when travel is more than 100 kilometres to the nearest medical specialist.

Port Lincoln Community Health Service

Telephone: (08) 7669 1077
Fax: (08) 8682 5831

  • Aboriginal health
  • Aged Care Assessment Team
  • bereavement services
  • child development unit
  • community care packages
  • community nursing
  • diabetic education
  • Domiciliary Care and equipment, home modification
  • exercise groups
  • health promotion/primary health care
  • men’s health
  • nutrition
  • occupational therapy
  • palliative care
  • physiotherapy
  • podiatry
  • social work
  • speech pathology
  • support groups
  • women’s health
  • youth health.

For more information on these services see Port Lincoln Community Health Service brochure (PDF 97Kb).