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Forsayth Primary Health Centre

icon Forsayth 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 Forsayth provides nurse-led clinic facilities from Monday to Friday as well as accident and emergency services.
icon The community of Forsayth has access to outpatient services, including early identification and intervention, assessment and care, antenatal and postnatal, pathology, pharmacy as well as liaison with the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
icon Forsayth can provide assistance through the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme for eligible patients who need to travel to other facilities that provide health services that are not available locally.
icon Telehealth services are available for linking with other facilities via video-conference for patients.

Forsayth Primary Health Centre


Fourth Street
Forsayth Qld 4871


+61 7 4062 5372


+61 7 4062 5412

Office hours

0800 - 1630
Outpatient clinic - 0900 - 1200, 1400 - 1600

Distance to main referring hospital(s)

Cairns Hospital 419km

Primary Health Centre services

Accident and emergency including retrievals and evacuations
Emergency care at town and sporting events
Outpatients services
 - early identification and intervention
 - assessment and care
 - antenatal and postnatal care
 - pathology services
 - limited Pharmacy services
 - liaison with RFDS
Health Promotion

Clinics available

Men's health
Women's health

Visiting specialist services

RFDS - General Medical
 - Remote and Rural Female GP
 - Family Counselling
 - Child Health and School Screening
 - Skin Clinic
Rural and Remote Mental Health Team
Tableland Aged Care Services
Mobile Women’s Health Nurse
Allied Health
 - Occupational Therapist
 - Physiotherapist

Capital works or recent improvements

Forsayth Primary Health Centre has had a refurbishment which included:

  • reconfiguring the layout of the hospital to include two more consult rooms and a separate Resuscitation area
  • internal and external painting
  • two replacement 5,000 gal water tanks
  • a new waste water treatment system
  • new 3 bedroom 2 bathroom staff accommodation

Last updated: 12 September 2014