Services at Coober Pedy Hospital

Due to COVID-19, changes to services, visiting hours and visitor access now apply.

The following services are available:

Accident and emergency 

We provide a 24-hour accident and emergency service.

A doctor can be called as required.

Please ensure that you bring your Medicare card with you when you attend the emergency department.

For non-acute emergencies there are private doctors in Coober Pedy.

Medical, surgical and nursing hospital services

General medical and surgical care including domiciliary care. Visiting specialists include:

  • general surgeon
  • cardiologist
  • paediatrician
  • psychiatrist
  • psychologist
  • rural women's GP service.

Nursing services include:

  • wound management
  • home medical equipment loans
  • health education
  • health promotion
  • management of home medications.

Visiting allied health services

Visiting services include:

  • physiotherapy
  • podiatry
  • child adolescent mental health service
  • dietitian
  • speech pathology
  • aged care assessment team (ACAT)
  • occupational therapist
  • paediatrician
  • cardiologist
  • psychiatrist
  • surgeon
  • rural female GP
  • optometrist
  • diabetes educator.