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Geriatric medicine


We provide specialised care for older people.This service is for people aged 65 years and over (50 years for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) experiencing medical conditions associated with older age, including:

  • General geriatrics
  • Memory loss
  • Movement disorders
  • Orthogeriatrics (orthopaedic services for older people)

How to access this service

To access this service, your GP or medical practitioner will need to send a referral letter to the hospital.

If there is a waiting list, you will receive a confirmation letter and be advised on what to do next. If there is no waiting list, you will receive an appointment booking letter or we will contact you to arrange a suitable time for your appointment.

If your condition changes or you are concerned about your health before the date of your appointment, please contact your GP.

You can also access this service if you have been referred internally from the Hospital Emergency Department.

Last updated: 16 June 2020


Rockhampton Hospital
Phone: (07) 4920 6211