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Nambour General Hospital

icon Nambour General Hospital is the major referral hospital within the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service with a continual expansion of its services and capacity.
icon The cardiac catheterisation laboratory allows public patients requiring intervention for cardiac conditions to access the service locally, rather than having to be admitted to a Brisbane hospital.
icon A new dedicated endoscopy procedural unit has significantly reduced waiting times for these procedures and enhanced patient experiences by using the latest models of care and technology—3000 more endoscopic procedures a year since the opening of new procedural suites.
icon Through partnership with the private sector a sustainable radiation oncology service has been implemented for public patients on the Sunshine Coast.
icon The Nambour General Hospital's Emergency Department provides services to more than 45,000 patients per year.

Nambour General Hospital
Nambour General Hospital

Address

 Nambour General Hospital
 Hospital Road
 Nambour Qld 4560

Website

Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service website includes patient and visitor information

Phone

+61 7 5470 6600

Fax

+61 7 5441 6650

Office hours

8.30am to 5.00pm

Outpatient Services

 Antenatal  Gastroenterology  Immunology  Paediatric Allied Health
 Cardiology  General Surgery  Infectious Diseases  Persistent Pain Management
 Chest Clinic  General Medicine  Irritable Bowel Disease  Pre-admission
 Child Development  Geriatrics / Stroke  Neurology  Renal
 Diabetes  Gynaecology  Oncology  Respiratory Medicine
 Ear, Nose and Throat  Hand Clinic  Ophthalmology  Urology
 Endocrinology  Hepatology  Orthopaedics  Vascular
 Fracture  HIV / Sexual Health  Paediatrics  

Surgical Sub-specialties

Anaesthetics, Autologous Blood Service, Ear Nose and Throat, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Paediatric Surgery, Urology, Vascular Surgery.

Medical Sub-specialties

Aged Care Assessment, Coronary Care, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Drug and Alcohol Services, Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, Gastroenterology, Genetics, Geriatrics, Hepatology, Sexual Health, Infectious Diseases, Intensive Care, Neurology, Oncology / Haematology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Renal Medicine, Respiratory Medicine, Rheumatology, Podiatry.

Women's and Family Services

Obstetrics and Gynaecology inpatient and outpatient services: antenatal, birthing and postnatal care including home visiting midwifery services, Special Care Nursery, General Paediatric inpatient and outpatient services, Child Health and Family Health program, Child Protection Services, BreastScreen Queensland.

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Diagnostic Services

Pathology, Medical Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Cardiac Investigations Unit, Cardiac Catheter Laboratory, Vascular Laboratory, Endoscopy services (gastroscopy, colonoscopy, bronchoscopy, ERCP), Electroencephalography (EEG).

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Allied Health Services

Health Information Management, Nutrition and Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Paediatric Audiology, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Speech Pathology, Social Work.

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Mental Health Services

Acute inpatient units and community mental health services throughout the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service.

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HACC Services

Allied Health, Continence Advisory Service, Home Care Services.

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Aged Care Assessment

Aged Care Assessment.

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Oral Health Services

Emergency and General Dental Care.

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Other Services

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Hospital Liaison Service, Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs Service (ATODS), Community Services, Community Hospital Interface Program, Healthy Communities Team, Palliative Care and Specialist Palliative Care Service (outreach), Respiratory Services (with outreach to community sites), Transition Services (incorporating Transition Care Program and Community Sub Acute Program).

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Nursing Home Service

Glenbrook Residential Aged Care Facility
Phone: (07) 5459 7700
Fax:     (07) 5459 7750
Provision of nursing and allied health services for older persons requiring high level residential aged care incorporating transition care, older persons' mental health, dementia and frail aged. 

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Capital works or recent improvements

Nambour General Hospital is a large regional public hospital in Queensland, with the most recent addition to services being the commissioning of the state of the art Procedural Suites and a Cardiac Catheter Laboratory.

A new tertiary Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH) at Kawana will open with 450 beds in 2016 and expand to a 738 bed facility by 2021. SCUH will offer a range of new and expanded services for the Sunshine Coast, including a Skills, Academic and Research Centre on the site.

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Last Updated: 12 September 2014
Last Reviewed: 20 September 2012