Kempsey District Hospital

Phone 02 6562 6155

119 River Street
Kempsey NSW 2440

Visiting hours

  • Medical Ward 11am-1pm, 3pm – 8pm
  • Surgical Ward 11am-1pm, 3pm – 8pm
  • Maternity Ward 9am-12.30pm (Family only), 3pm – 8pm
  • Intensive Care 11am-1pm, 3pm – 8pm
  • Mental Health 12am-1.30pm, 3.30pm – 8pm
  • Rehabilitation Unit 3pm – 5pm, 6pm – 8pm
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Kempsey District Hospital is a local community, level 3 rural hospital within the Mid North Coast Local Health District providing care to over 11,300 patients every year.   Kempsey Health Campus has 81 beds, 10 of which are used for voluntary mental health patients.

Services Provided at Kempsey District Hospital

Kempsey District Hospital provides services at a role delineation 3 and a 24 hour Emergency Department that is staffed by local GP VMOs supplemented by career medical officers.   Surgical services include general, gynaecology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, dental and endoscopies, Day Surgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics (Shoulders, arthroscopies –day stay or overnight procedures only), Endoscopies & Colonoscopies, some urology, elective and emergency Caesarean Sections at designated level.

In May 2012, the NSW Government and the Australian Government announced a major capital investment of $80 million for the Kempsey District Hospital Redevelopment read more here.