Services at our health services
Services available at Waikerie Health Service include accident and emergency, hospital services, maternity & obstetrics and aged care service
For all emergencies phone 000
Waikerie Health Service provides acute services ranging from in-hospital care for adults and children by local general practitioners to obstetrics, outpatients and aged care beds.
Patients may commence their stay at Waikerie Health Service 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.
Birthing services at Waikerie Health Service are temporarily suspended for a period of three months from January through to the end of March 2021, due to unexpected staff shortages. Always call Triple Zero (000) in an emergency.
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 Waikerie Health Service COVID-19 testing clinic page. For general information on COVID-19 see:
In a medical emergency phone 000 and await ambulance attendance
When you arrive at the Waikerie Health Service accident and emergency service, you will be seen by a nurse to collect information and assess your illness or injury prior to seeing a doctor.
If you are experiencing a mental health emergency you can present to the accident and emergency service at Waikerie Health Service.
Alternatively, contact 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 Lawrie Terrace at the front of the hospital. There is also disabled parking available.
Waikerie Health Service has full disability access. If you have special needs and are unsure, please contact reception who will assist you with your specific enquiry.