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Croydon Primary Health Centre

icon Croydon has been reclassified and renamed as a primary health centre under new guidelines for rural and remote health facilities that are being introduced statewide.
icon Croydon offers a nurse-led clinic providing 'walk in' nursing care, on-demand telephone advice from the Royal Flying Doctor Service, and a 24-hours a day, seven days a week emergency on-call service.
icon The Royal Flying Doctor Service provides a weekly visiting general practitioner service and a visiting child health nurse. Other visiting services provided include psychiatric, thoracic, women's health, allied health and oral health.
icon Recent capital works includes the refurbishment of consultation rooms (increasing from two to four), the resuscitation area, staff accommodation and the waste water treatment plant.

Croydon Primary Health Centre


Sircom Street
Croydon Qld 4871

PO Box 10
Croydon Qld 4871


+61 7 4748 7000


+61 7 4745 6162

Office hours

0900-1200 and 1400-1600 (Monday-Friday)
1000-1200 (Saturday, Sunday and public holidays)
24/7 - Nurse on call

Distance to main referring hospital(s)

Cairns Hospital  525 km

Primary Health Centre services

Accident and Emergency (solo nurse on call 24 hrs)
Clinical assessments
Child health
Health promotion
Pathology (specimens can only be transported out on RFDS clinic day)
Palliative care
Post acute services
QAS vehicle on site staffed with volunteer drivers (evacuation to Normanton Hospital (self drive or QAS vehicle if driver available)
Royal Flying Doctor Service via telephone 24 hrs (evacuation to Cairns, Mt Isa or Townsville)
School screeing
X-Ray (limited)

Clinics available

Women's health

Visiting specialist services

Aged care team 3 monthly
Chest team 6 monthly
Child health fortnightly
Dental clinic monthly
Mental health counselling fortnightly
Occupational therapist 3 monthly
Physiotherapist 3 monthly
Psychiatrist 3 monthly
Visiting GP clinic weekly. RFDS alternate with MAMU, each clinic visits fortnightly
Well women's health check 2 monthly
Women's health GP 3 monthly

Capital works or recent improvements

Recent capital works to include:

Patient Information

Patient information brochure - Croydon Primary Health Centre (PDF, 60KB)

Last Updated: 12 September 2014
Last Reviewed: 07 May 2014