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Due to COVID-19, changes to services, visiting hours and visitor access now apply.
For more information see Barossa Hills Fleurieu LHN response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
General medical and surgical care includes:
change to birthing services at Kapunda Hospital
1 March to 6 July 2021
The State Government is investing in regional hospital infrastructure through the Regional Asset Sustainment Program. This funding is enabling an upgrade of the central sterile services department at Kapunda Hospital, which once complete, will improve theatre services and benefit the community of Kapunda and surrounds for years to come.
While this upgrade occurs, the surgical theatre and labour ward at Kapunda Hospital will be temporarily unavailable between 1 March to 6 July 2021. As birthing services cannot be safely provided to birthing women and their babies without a functioning operating theatre, this means that birthing services will be temporarily unavailable at Kapunda Hospital during this period.
Any women who present in labour at Kapunda Hospital during this period will be automatically transferred to Gawler Health Service.
All antenatal care, and if needed, appropriate antenatal admissions, will continue to be provided at Kapunda Hospital. If assessed as clinically appropriate and medically-safe, patients may wish to transfer back to Kapunda for their post-natal care. Kapunda midwives will continue to provide community midwifery visits at home, once discharged.
Kapunda Hospital offers residential aged care facilities at Kapunda Homes which is located on site and provides a variety of services.
The Inner North Community Health Services provides a range of services from five sites in the region: