Kangaroo Island Health Service
For all emergencies phone 000
For all hospital enquiries:
Telephone: (08) 8553 4200
Fax: (08) 8553 4299
5 Esplanade Kingscote South Australia
5 Esplanade Kingscote SA 5223
Kangaroo Island Health Service provides acute services ranging from in-hospital care for adults and children by local general practitioners to specialist surgical, obstetrics, and outpatients.
Patients may commence their stay at Kangaroo Island 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 region work collaboratively to support the patient care needs of the region.
Accident and emergency services
In a medical emergency phone 000 and await ambulance attendance
When you arrive at the Kangaroo Island 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.
Mental health emergencies
If you are experiencing a mental health emergency you can present to the accident and emergency service at Kangaroo Island Health Service.
Alternatively, contact the Rural and Remote Mental Health Service on 13 14 65 for mental health counselling, support and information 24 hours, 7 days.
Visitors play an important part in any patient’s hospital stay, and visitors are welcome.
Any visitors who are in the hospital building outside of normal business hours may need to register at the admissions desk or with nursing/midwifery staff and receive a visitor identity badge.
For security reasons some doors may be locked anywhere from 5pm until 7am. Nursing/Midwifery staff will be able to assist you with after-hours visiting as required.
Parking is available at the front of the hospital as well as additional parking on The Esplanade. There is also disabled parking on site.
Kangaroo Island 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.