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Ipswich Hospital

Address

Chelmsford Avenue
Ipswich Queensland 4305

Postal address

PO Box 73
Ipswich Queensland 4305

Phone

+61 7 3810 1111

Website

www.health.qld.gov.au/westmoreton

Map

Ipswich Hospital facility map

Services available

Ipswich Hospital is a major acute hospital with 341 beds and situated 40 kilometres west of Brisbane. The hospital offers services in all major health specialities, including anaesthetics, emergency medicine, medicine, surgery, intensive and coronary care, orthopaedics, obstetrics, paediatrics, palliative care and rehabilitation along with a full range of allied health services.

Ipswich Hospital has a major teaching role, providing both undergraduate and postgraduate clinical education and training.

Ipswich Hospital Expansion

The Ipswich Hospital Expansion Project will transform the existing hospital into a new, expanded facility, offering quality and timely health services to the region. The Queensland Government have committed capital funds totalling $122 million to accommodate an additional 84 beds and associated facilities / services at the Ipswich Hospital from 2011 to 2014.

State and Commonwealth Governments have also committed $6.7 million of capital funding to Ipswich Hospital to enhance its existing services for children, including 12 emergency treatment spaces, six short stay beds and a separate child-friendly waiting area for families that will be supported by a team of staff with specialist skills in childrens health.

To keep up-to-date with the project visit www.health.qld.gov.au/ihexpansion.

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Last Updated: 23 September 2013
Last Reviewed: 23 September 2013