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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 145 Karoonda SA 5307
Karoonda and District Soldiers' Memorial Hospital provides services including a nurse-led Emergency Department, support by emergency trained General Practitioners via telehealth, outpatients and aged care beds. A range of community health services are also provided by the Country Health Connect team based at the hospital site.
Patients may commence their stay at Karoonda and District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital but finish their care at one of the neighbouring hospitals with specialist medical or allied health input when required. All hospitals in the area work collaboratively to support the patient care needs of the region.
Always call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency
The Karoonda and District Memorial Hospital Emergency Department (ED) is open to provide nurse-led emergency care on-site when needed, with medical support available via telehealth.
Consumers who require further support or specialist care will be stabilised by the hospital’s nursing staff prior to transfer to another site where needed, for example, Murray Bridge Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, Riverland General Hospital, or a metropolitan hospital.
If you live in the town or surrounds of Karoonda and need to visit a hospital for a non-urgent presentation, please go directly to the Murray Bridge Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital ED at 96 Swanport Road Murray Bridge. Alternatively, you can visit the ED at Mannum or Lameroo.
If you are experiencing a mental health emergency contact the Rural and Remote Mental Health Service on 13 14 65 for mental health counselling, support and information 24 hours, 7 days.
Parking is available on site, entering from Stokes Road at the front of the hospital. There is also disabled parking available.
Karoonda and District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital has full disability access. If you have special needs and are unsure, please contact reception who will assist you with your specific enquiry.