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Welcome to the Queensland Spinal Cord Injuries Service

 

 

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Our Service

The Queensland Spinal Cord Injuries Service, located in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, has developed a unique continuum for the acute care, rehabilitation and ongoing management of individuals with spinal cord injuries, representing a best practice model in this field.
The Queensland Spinal Cord Injuries Service provides world-class care to people with spinal cord injury. We aim to assist individuals who have suffered spinal cord injury to reach their maximum potential, and stay healthy.

Spinal Injuries Unit (SIU)

The Queensland Spinal Injuries Unit provides acute management and primary rehabilitation services to people from Queensland.  Rehabilitation programs are goal-directed and delivered by a comprehensive, interdisciplinary team.

Transitional Rehabilitation Program (TRP)

The Transitional Rehabilitation Program (TRP) provides ongoing rehabilitation in the community and allows earlier discharge from the Spinal Injuries Unit. TRP assists individuals in the transition from hospital to home through interdisciplinary goal-directed rehabilitation programs.

Spinal Outreach Team (SPOT)

The Spinal Outreach Team (SPOT) provides allied health and nursing consultancy and early intervention service for people with spinal cord injuries, their families and other health professionals all over Queensland.  SPOT regional visits provide improved access to these services for people across the state.

For more detailed information, please refer to the Queensland Spinal Cord Injuries Service Model of Care.


Last Updated: 28 October 2013
Last Reviewed: 28 October 2014



The Queensland Spinal Cord Injuries Service is located at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, part of the Metro South Hospital and Health Service.

Spinal Injuries Unit
Princess Alexandra Hospital
Ipswich Road
WOOLLOONGABBA QLD 4102
AUSTRALIA

Ph: +61 7 3176 5061
Fax: +61 7 3176 5644

Transitional Rehabilitation Program
3rd Floor Buranda Village
Cnr Ipswich Road and Cornwall Street
PO Box 6053
BURANDA QLD 4102
AUSTRALIA

Ph: +61 7 3406 2322
Fax: +61 7 3406 2399
Email: trp@health.qld.gov.au

Spinal Outreach Team
3rd Floor Buranda Village
Cnr Ipswich Road and Cornwall Street
PO Box 6053
BURANDA QLD 4102
AUSTRALIA

Ph: +61 7 3406 2300
Ph: 1 800 624 832 (Freecall for clients)
Fax: +61 7 3406 2399
Email: spot@health.qld.gov.au