Services at our health service
Kangaroo Island Health Service provides general medical and surgical care, chemotherapy, day surgery, obstetrics and outpatient services
For all emergencies phone 000Postal address: 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.
For information on the COVID-19 drive-through testing site go to the Kangaroo Island Health Service COVID-19 testing clinic page. For general information on COVID-19 see:
Due to COVID-19, changes to services, visiting hours and visitor access now apply.
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.
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.
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.