Services at our hospital & health servic
Services available by Balaklava Soldiers’ Memorial District Hospital include accident and emergency, general medical and surgical care.
For all emergencies phone 000
Postal address: PO Box 21 Balaklava SA 5461
Balaklava Soldiers’ Memorial District Hospital provides acute services ranging from in-hospital care for adults and children by local general practitioners to outpatients and aged care beds.
Patients may commence their stay at the Balaklava Soldiers’ Memorial District Hospital 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.
COVID-19 drive-through collection centre
The COVID-19 drive-through collection centre is located at Balaklava Soldiers’ Memorial District Hospital, which can be accessed at the carpark by 16 War Memorial Drive. Testing carparks will be sign posted. The service is available from 1.30 to 3.30pm, 7 days a week. A pre-assessment is required. For assessment and instruction, call Wakefield Plains Medical Clinic on 8862 1444 (Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5:30pm. Saturday 8:30am – 11:30am). Please call the Health Service on 8862 1400 (Monday to Sunday 1:30pm – 3:30pm) to make a booking for a test. At time of booking you will be asked to arrive at the Hospital at a designated time. Please do not enter the hospital if you are attending the testing clinic. The clinic is carpark testing only and you are asked to remain in your vehicle in the car park and nursing staff will attend. Travellers from Victoria are able to book a test by calling the Hospital on 8862 1400. Nursing staff will conduct a test in the car park.
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)
In a medical emergency phone 000 and await ambulance attendance
When you arrive at the Balaklava Soldiers’ Memorial District Hospital 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 Balaklava Soldiers’ Memorial District Hospital.
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 off of War Memorial Drive. There is also disabled parking on site.
Balaklava Soldiers’ Memorial District Hospital has full disability access. If you have special needs and are unsure, please contact reception who will assist you with your specific enquiry.