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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

We acknowledge and pay respect to the Aboriginal Traditional Owners and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders, people, consumers, and staff, past and present, on whose land we provide health services.

Our role

We ensure the development and delivery of culturally appropriate services and models of health care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and families by providing support, advice and direction to staff of the Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service.

Our services

We provide a range of care and cultural support services targeted to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members accessing the Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service.

Indigenous Hospital Liaison Service

We provide support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander inpatients, outpatients and their families during their hospital experience.

ContactPhone
Rockhampton Hospital Liaison Officer (female) 0448 101 269
Rockhampton Hospital Liaison Officer (male) 0437 435 349
Gladstone Hospital Liaison Officer 0429 221 604
Capricorn Coast Hospital Liaison Officer 0428 977 488
Biloela Hospital Liaison Officer 0409 857 159
Emerald Hospital Liaison Officer 0438 111 417

Transport Service

We offer transport between your home and Rockhampton Hospital during the hours of 8.00am – 4.00pm Monday to Friday.

We have a duty of care and are unable to transport patients that discharge against medical advice or fail to attend their hospital appointment.

ContactPhone
Rockhampton Hospital Transport Officer (07) 4932 5137 or 0428 564 231

New Ending’s Men’s Program

We support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men throughout their health care journey.

ContactPhone
New Ending's Men's Program Coordinator (07) 4920 6891 or 0427 551 799

Gumma Gundoo Maternal and Infant Outreach

We provide community based care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women or women with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander child.

We care for you and your baby during pregnancy and the early weeks after birth.

ContactPhone
Gumma Gundoo Outreach team 0408 863 342

CQ Youth Connect

We provide sexual and reproductive health services and support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in Central Queensland.

ContactPhone
CQ Youth Connect (07) 4932 5440
Last updated: 10 May 2017