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Gordonvale Memorial Hospital

iconThe palliative care facility is a 12-bed ward dedicated to providing inpatient care to palliative patients within the catchment area from Ellis Beach to Aloomba.
iconHealth services available to the Gordonvale community include medical and nursing, symptom control, end-of-life care and allied health.
iconA community outreach service is managed by a team of clinical nurses based at Gordonvale Hospital, allowing palliative patients to decide where they are treated.
iconA palliative care consultant is available to review inpatients along with social work and allied health staff.
iconThe 12-bed interim care ward provides quality care to patients while waiting for a placement in a residential care facility.

Gordonvale Memorial Hospital


1 - 11 Highleigh Road

PO Box 17


+61 7 4043 3100


+61 7 4056 2496

Office hours

0800 to 1630 Mon to Fri

Visiting hours

Visiting hours are daily from 10.00am to 1.00pm and 3.00pm to 8.00pm.  Outside of these hours, visitors are asked to liaise with nursing staff regarding access. 

Distance to main referring hospital(s)

Cairns Hospital  22km
The Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital  1800km

Hospital services

Treatment for minor injuries and ailments
Needle access program
Short term accommodation for the families of Palliative Care patients (provided by Gordonvale Community Care)

Sub Acute services

Older persons Evaluation Rehabilitation and Assessment Unit (OPERA Unit)
Allied Health support including: Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Social worker, Dietician

Palliative Care

Medical and nursing services
Symptom control
Respite care
Inpatient facilities as well as home nursing and home based support
Emotional and spiritual support
A network of allied health services including Physiotherapy and Social Work support
Specialist clinics

Capital works or recent improvements


Last updated: 12 September 2014