Services are provided 24 hours a day, seven days per week.
General medical and surgical care includes:
day surgery facilities
same day stays
surgery – general
Maternity and obstretrics
Kangaroo Island Health Service has birthing facilities are available. A shared care arrangement between general practitioner and community midwives assist women with care and treatment before, during and after childbirth. You can consult a visiting gynaecologist by arrangement.
The Kangaroo Island Health Service provides low-risk chemotherapy treatment in Kingscote under the care of your oncologist based at the Flinders Medical Centre.
Kangaroo Island Chemotherapy Unit services include:
coordination of your cancer care which can help you navigate the health system
low-risk chemotherapy treatment including oral chemotherapy and intravenous infusion treatments in the chemotherapy unit or via slow release pumps
access to video conferencing units so you can have follow-up appointments with your oncologist reducing the need to travel
non-chemotherapy infusion centre services including pump disconnects, PICC and Port flushes.
Kangaroo Island Health Service offers residential aged care facilities at two locations, both of which provide a variety of services. The nursing home attached to the hospital provides residential accommodation for older people in need of high-level care. It includes secure premises for people with dementia.
The co-located hostel facility, Carnarvon is located to the rear of the facility and provides low level residential aged care services.
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