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Due to COVID-19 changes to services, visiting hours and visitor access now apply.
For more information see Yorke and Northern LHN response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Services are provided 24 hours a day, seven days per week.
General medical and surgical care includes:
A birthing suite is available at this facility. A shared care arrangement with General Practitioners and community midwifes assist women with care and treatment before, during and after childbirth.
Childbirth and parenting classes are conducted as well as community Midwifery service. A midwife can visit you at home to support you after the birth of your baby.
Maternity Unit, Ward C Telephone: (08) 8638 4620
Port Pirie Regional Health Service phone: (08) 8638 4150
The Port Pirie Regional Health Service provides medium-risk chemotherapy treatment in Port Pirie under the care of your visiting oncologist.
The Port Pirie Regional Health Service chemotherapy (PDF 79KB) services include:
See the new regional cancer services brochure for more information.
A renal dialysis service is offered by the health service six days a week, with four permanent chairs in use. Our trained staff provide expert care and advice, and a visiting nephrologist is on site at regular times.
This is an eight week program conducted by qualified staff including a:
Each session consists of a talk and exercise program to suit the individual. Blood pressure is monitored and there is an opportunity to discuss problems.
The Port Pirie Regional Health Service Lymphoedema service (PDF 115KB) aims to empower individuals with sufficient knowledge and skills to manage their lymphoedema effectively and independently.
Telephone: (08) 8638 1100
The Aboriginal health team works with local Aboriginal communities to improve their health and wellbeing. We advise and refer to mainstream services. The team provides health screening, diabetes care, counselling and assists health workers to understand the needs and culture of the Aboriginal community. After hours or crisis services or transport to appointments are not provided.
For after hours services, contact Lifeline 24-hours a day for the cost of a local call on 13 11 14.
Do It for Life is a State Government initiative to help people reduce smoking, improve nutrition, reduce alcohol use, increase physical activity and decrease stress as a way of preventing serious long-term diseases. 'Lifestyle Advisors' support patients over a period of 3 to 12 months to make and maintain these lifestyle changes.
Telephone: (08) 8638 4571
Telephone: 1300 733 606
We have a child development unit for children up to five years, who have difficulty in areas of development. We also provide parenting education. Contact us for further information regarding services, facilities and publications available.
Our women’s health centre (PDF 94KB) aims to improve the health and wellbeing of all South Australian women. Some of the services include: medical services, health checks, counselling, support groups, support for refugee and migrant women, opportunities for community action and health information.
Telephone: (08) 8638 1100
Falls prevention, exercise and education.
Telephone: (08) 8638 4100
Fax: (08) 8638 4101
Our Environmental health centre is a free community service which can help you understand the issues about lead. We offer services to monitor and maintain low blood lead levels.
Telephone: (08) 8638 4500
Our services include:
Telephone: (08) 8638 4696
Port Pirie Regional Health Service offers residential aged care at the co-located Hammill House. Hammill House provides accommodation for older people with a high level of need. Our facilities include secure premises for residents with dementia.
The Yorke and Northern Region Community Health Services – Mid North provides a range of services from eight sites in the region: