Mount Barker District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital

Contact details

Mount Barker District Health Service

For all emergencies phone 000

Postal address: PO Box 42 Mount Barker SA  5251

Mount Barker District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital 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 Mount Barker District Soldiers’ Memorial Hpital 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 

The Emergency Department (ED) at the Mount Barker District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital is open 24 hours, seven days. Entry to the ED is at the rear of the hospital via Gates 1 and 2 on Wellington Road. Parking, including drop-off zones and disability zones and disability parking is available.

Mental health emergencies

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency you can present to the Emergency Department at Mount Barker District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital. 

Alternatively, contact the Rural and Remote Mental Health Service on 13 14 65 for mental health counselling, support and information 24 hours, seven days.

Private patients

At the Mount Barker District Soldiers Memorial Hospital you can choose to be admitted as a private patient. Admission as a private patient has benefits for both you and the hospital. For more information please visit attending hospital as a private patient

Car parking

Parking is available on site, entering via the main entry on Wellington Road. There is also disabled parking on site.

Disabled access

Mount Barker District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital has full disability access. If you have special needs and are unsure, please contact reception who will assist you with your specific enquiry.

Services at our hospital

Services at Mount Barker District Soldiers' Memorial Hospital include emergency services, medical and surgical care, maternity and chemotherapy services.

Surgical services and specialists

The list of specialists who provide surgical services at Mount Barker District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital is provided to assist GPs and members of the community with information about each specialist, including an indication of procedures performed, referral information, and the location of their consulting rooms.

The information listed has been provided by each specialist.

Information about surgeons can be found on the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons website ‘Find a Surgeon’ directory. The listing includes surgeons who meet the requirements of the College’s Continuing Professional Development program and have opted to be on the list.

New Mount Barker Hospital Development

The State Government has committed $320.8 million to the New Mount Barker Hospital Development
which will see a major redevelopment on the existing site and triple inpatient capacity.