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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

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 – A/Prof Graham Grove
  • Consultant Physicians (rostered on a rotational basis) – Dr Shantona Bag, Dr Joanne Doran, Dr Joanne Cerni, Dr Nicola Morgan, Dr Elise Maehler
  • Medical Director of Gold Coast Specialist Palliative Care Service – A/Prof Andrew Broadbent
  • Registrar
  • Clinical Nurse Consultant
  • Social Worker
  • Occupational Therapist – Emily Mitchell
  • Administration Officers – Sandra Dobson and Heidi Faul
Last updated: 10 January 2023