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Georgetown Primary Health Centre

icon Georgetown is a sole practitioner service which provides 24-hours a day, seven days a week health service.
icon An ambulance is housed at Georgetown and is supported by volunteers on the weekend.
icon Georgetown is visited weekly by the Royal Flying Doctor Service to provide a general practitioner clinic, a fortnightly child health nurse and mental health staff.
icon Two thoracic specialist clinics are conducted at Georgetown each year to provide specialist chest clinic services.
icon The remote area psychiatrist visits Georgetown quarterly to provide specialist care.
icon The women's health nurse visits Georgetown to provide pap smears, examinations, health advice and referrals.

Georgetown Primary Health Centre

Address

High Street
Georgetown Qld 4871

PO Box 33
Georgetown Qld 4871

Phone

+61 7 4062 1266

Fax

+61 7 4062 1226

Office hours

Monday to Friday
0900-1200 & 1400-1600

Weekends and Public Holidays
1000-1200

Emergencies
24/7

Distance to main referring hospital(s)

Cairns Hospital 378km

Primary Health Centre services

Accident and emergency
General outpatients
Aged care
Palliative care

Clinics available

Antenatal
Dental
Immunisation
RFDS
Skin
Thoracic
Women's health

Visiting specialist services

Physiotherapy (every 6 weeks)
Occupational therapy (every 6 weeks)
Skin check clinics (4 times a year)
Thoracic clinics (twice a year)
Optometrist (twice a year)
Aged care (twice a year)
Psychiatrist (4 times a year)
Drug and alcohol support person (4 times a year)

Community health

Child health
School screening
Immunisation
Mental health
Chronic disease management
Oral health

Capital works or recent improvements

Nil

Patient Information

Patient information brochure - Georgetown Primary Health Centre (PDF, 66KB)


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