Kempsey District Hospital (KDH)

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.

Visitors Information Centre

Local Health District

Mid North Coast Local Health District

Traditional Owners

The Dunghutti people

Opening Hours

Visiting Hours

Kempsey Health Campus has an open visiting policy.

Restricted visiting in discussion with nursing staff will be adhered to in Maternity, IPU, Mental Health and Rehabilitation wards. We have a quiet space, the Wutu room which can be used for large numbers of visitors or for time out if needed.


There are no ATM or Banking services at the hospital. The closest ATMs are in West Kempsey.

Address119 River St,
Kempsey NSW 2440
Phone(02) 6561 2600
WebsiteVisit Website


Patient/Carer Checklist

Support Contacts

Social Work Department02 65612790
Carer Support02 6656 7226
Chaplaincy(02) 6561 2600
Volunteer Service(02) 6561 2600
Aboriginal Liaison(02) 6561 2600
Telehealth(02) 6561 2600
CALD Translation(02) 6561 2600
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