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Gold Coast

Area supported

The Gold Coast Hub Specialist Palliative Care Rural Telehealth Service aims to support clinicians caring for patients from the Darling Downs (South Burnett, Western Downs and Southern Downs) and South West Queensland.

Toowoomba’s Specialist Palliative Care Team provides support in Toowoomba.

Contact details

Phone: 1300 618 486
Email: gcruralpallcare@health.qld.gov.au

For immediate clinical advice:

  • Monday to Friday, 8am-4pm: 0459 682 714 (to speak to a Gold Coast palliative medicine doctor involved in hub’s rural telehealth service)
  • 24/7 - PallConsult 1300 PALLDR (1300 725537) advice hotline. Doctors and nurse practitioners needing palliative and end-of-life care advice can also phone 1300 PALLDR to speak directly with a palliative medicine specialist.

Make a referral

Download our referral form here: Gold Coast Rural Telehealth Referral Form

Fax: 07 5668 6070

Phone: 1300 618 486

Our team

  • Medical Director of Specialist Palliative Rural Telehealth Service – Dr Graham Grove
  • Medical Director of Gold Coast Specialist Palliative Care Service – Associate Professor Andrew Broadbent
  • Consultant Physicians – Dr Graham Grove, Dr Joanne Cerni, Dr Joanne Doran, Dr Nicola Morgan, Dr Elise Maehler, Dr Gauri Gogna,
  • Registrar – Dr Taylan Gurgenci
  • Clinical Nurse Consultant – Julie Barnes
  • Pharmacist – Lorna Chess-Williams
  • Social Worker – Gael Walsh
  • Occupational Therapist – Zara Hoskinson
  • Administration Officers – Elaine Vermeulen and Sandra Gonzalez-Mendoza
Last updated: 2 December 2020