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Accessing Services

Cairns Hospital provides speech pathology services to inpatients and outpatients Monday - Friday with hours of operation 0800-1630 daily. An Emergency On-call service is available for weekends and public holidays.

Referrals to speech pathology can be made by clients, family, medical and other staff. 


Inpatients: Referrals can be made by phone, contacting the speech pathologist working in that area of the hospital.


Outpatients: Referrals can be sent through to the speech pathology department or clients can call to make an appointment.

Last updated: 1 August 2013