Kempsey District Hospital

Phone 02 6561 2600

119 River Street
Kempsey NSW 2440

Visiting hours

The Mid North Coast Local Health District acknowledges that the wellbeing and safety of patients is enhanced by support from family, carers and close friends.  

All MNCLHD facilities now have flexible visiting times based on individual patient needs.  However, it is important that patients are able to have adequate rest,  if you wish to visit between the hours of 8pm and 7am it would be appreciated if you consult with nursing staff prior to visiting.


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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.