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General surgery


Our General Surgery Service provides surgical procedures and clinics for elective and emergency general surgery patients. We see people who require surgical services associated with:

  • Benign and malignant breast conditions
  • Colorectal bowel disease
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Hepatobiliary/pancreatic surgery
  • Hernia repair
  • Perineal disease and faecal incontinence
  • Skin and soft tissue pathology
  • Upper gastrointestinal surgery

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: 10 June 2020


Rockhampton Hospital
Phone: (07) 4920 6211

Gladstone Hospital
Phone: (07) 4976 3200

Emerald Hospital
Phone: (07)  4987 9400