Franklin Memorial Hospital is located in country-like surroundings with rural views. As the name suggests, the Hospital (opened in 1923) was a war memorial bequeathed to the town.
It was originally a General Hospital before becoming an Obstetric Hospital in 1956. Since then it has become an Older Adult Care Facility, which is a satellite unit of Counties Manukau Health.
Franklin Memorial Hospital has 34 staff covering 18 beds (Hospital Level Residential Care, Respite and Palliative Care).
The District Nurse clinic is located at the side entrance of Franklin Memorial Hospital, other clinics are also located here look for the Outpatient signage to the left as you drive into the carpark.