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Cairns Hospital

Visiting hours

Distance to main referring hospital(s)

The Townsville Hospital  344 km
The Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital 1680 km

Parking and Transport

The link bridge over Lake Street provides undercover pedestrian access from the Cairns Hospital multi-story cark park in Block E to the new Block D clinical services building.  Vehicle access to the car park is from Digger Street, corner of Grove Street. The closest bus stops for Cairns Hospital are located in Lake Street.  For bus information visit:  www.sunbus.com.au.

Hospital services

24 hour acute care
Accident and emergency
Aged care
Alcohol, tobacco and other drug service
Cardiac Services
Child and youth health
Gynaecology
Intensive care
Medical
Mental health
Obstetric
Oncology
Peri-operative
Rehabilitation unit
Special Care Baby Unit
Surgical

Clinics available

Amputee; Surgical Footwear and Orthotics
Cardiology
Cystic fibrosis
Dermatology
Diabetes
Ear, nose, throat (ENT)
Emergency medicine
Endocrinology
Gastroenterology
General surgery
Genetics
Geriatrics
Gynaecology
Haematology
Heart Failure
Infectious diseases
Immunology
Metabolic
Neurology
Neurosurgery
Obstetrics
Oncology
Ophthalmology
Oral surgery
Orthopaedic oncology
Orthopaedics
Paediatric cardiology
Paediatric dermatology
Paediatric ophthalmology
Paediatric surgery
Paediatrics
Palliative Care
Pathology
Psychiatry
Radiation oncology
Radiology
Renal medicine
Renal transplant
Rheumatology
Scoliosis
Sleep clinic
Thoracic medicine
Urology
Vascular surgery

Specialist services

Aged care
Alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) service
Cardiac Health Team (Heart Failure, Cardiac Rehabilitation)
Cardiology
Continence advisory service
Diabetes
Emergency medicine
Endocrinology
ENT surgery
Gastroenterology
General medicine
General surgery
Genetic counselling
Geriatrics
Gynaecology
Haematology
Infectious diseases
Intensive care
Medical imaging
Mental health
- Child and Youth Mental Health Service  
- Older Persons Mental Health Service 
Forensic Mental Health Service
Neonatal
Neurology
Obstetrics
Oncology
Ophthalmology
Oral surgery
Orthopaedics
Paediatrics
Pain service
Pathology
Plastic corrective surgery
Psychiatry
Radiology
Renal medicine
Respiratory
Rheumatology
Sexual health
Thoracic medicine
Urology
Vascular surgery
Wound management

Allied health services

Child development unit: multidisciplinary allied health team comprising occupational therapist, physiotherapist, speech therapist
Clinical measurement services: neurology scientist, respiratory scientist, cardiac scientist & sleep technician
Dietetics
Occupational therapy
Oral health dental services
Pharmacy
Physiotherapy
Psychology
Radiographers
Social work
Speech Pathology

Outreach services

Anaesthetics
Cardiac Outreach including Echo Service
Dental
General medicine
General surgery
Geriatrics
Gynaecology
Mental health
Obstetric
Orthopaedic
Paediatrics
Thoracic medicine

Community health

Alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) service
Dental
Hepatitis C
Sexual health

Capital works or recent improvements

  • CHIP program which includes:
    • Opening new Birth Centre 2017
    • Minor works in Mental Health Unit LDU1 2018
    • Opening of Annex for MH patients 2017
    • Hybrid Theatre 2018
    • Cath Lab 2018
    • Theatre Pendant Upgrades 2018
    • HVAC 2018
    • Roof 2018
Last updated: 26 October 2018

Cairns Hospital

Contact details

Address: 165 The Esplanade
Cairns Qld 4870

PO Box 902
Cairns Qld 4870

Phone: 07 4226 0000

Fax: 07 4031 1168

Office hours

8:00am - 5:00pm

Useful Information

Cairns Hospital map (PDF 110kB)

Patient information brochure (PDF)
Part A | Part B