Katherine Hospital

Making an appointment at Katherine Hospital

Except in an emergency, admission to hospital is through referral from your general practitioner (GP), health clinic or agency.

Making a pre-admission appointment

You must make an appointment for a pre-admission interview by calling (08) 8973 9323.


If you are going to hospital for surgery you should contact the theatre scheduler on (08) 8973 9323 a week before your surgery and the day before to check if it is cancelled because of a bed shortage.

While every effort is made to ensure your surgery happens on the date given, your appointment may be postponed because of other emergency admissions.

If you need to cancel your admission, call (08) 8973 9211. 

If you need to cancel your appointment, call (08) 8973 9323 for theatre bookings and (08) 8973 9218 for specialist appointments.

Go to being admitted to hospital to find out more information.

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Last updated: 26 March 2018