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King Edward Memorial Hospital

Statewide Obstetric Support Unit

Kununurra Hospital

Kununurra Hospital

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Maternity and Neonatal Services
There were 116 deliveries at Kununurra District Hospital in 2016/2017 financial year, with 55% to Indigenous women.

The unit has 2 delivery suite rooms and 3 obstetric beds and provides for low risk deliveries. It is reasonably well equipped for emergencies, including caesarean sections being performed in less than one hour timeframe. Kununurra aim to have are 5 DMOs on staff providing obstetric services, along with a visiting obstetrician from Broome every 4-6 weeks, who has one elective theatre day.

Patients may attend the hospital for all of their antenatal visits, or share care with AMS services, and then transfer to hospital services at 36 weeks gestation). The hospital antenatal clinics are a multidisciplinary team, with a DMO, midwife, dietician, physiotherapist, child health nurse and community midwife.

Regional Director:
Unit 4, 9 Napier Terrace
Broome WA 6725
Telephone 08 9194 1615
Facsimile 08 9194 1666

Postal Address
Locked Bag 4011
Broome WA 6725

Area Director of Nursing:
Robinson Street
Broome WA 6725
Telephone 08 9194 2208
Facsimile 08 9194 2322

Postal Address
PO Box 62
Broome WA 6725




Contact Us

Phone 08 9166 4222 
Fax 08 9166 4250 
Person in Charge Mr Michael Harris, Acting Director of Nursing 
Email Michael.Harris@health.wa.gov.au 
Location 96 Coolibah Drive
Kununurra WA 6743 
Postal Address PO Box 239
Kununurra WA 6743 
Maternity Unit Contact Ms Joan Cummins, Clinical Nurse Manager 
Email Joan.Cummins@health.wa.gov.au 

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Models of Care

  • Shared Care Antenatal

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Maternity and Neonatal Services

low risk deliveries
caesarean sections
24 hour per day epidural services
visiting midwifery service
nursery – for resuscitation and stabilisation sick neonate
ultrasound – limited services
dietician - limited services
‘diabetes education’ services
physiotherapy
child health nurse
mental health services - limited services

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