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Gordonvale Memorial Hospital

Gordonvale Memorial Hospital


1 - 11 Highleigh Road

PO Box 17


+61 7 4043 3100


+61 7 4043 3199

Office hours

0800 to 1630 Monday to Friday

Visiting hours

Visiting hours are daily from 10.00am - 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

Comprehensive patient centered care of people requiring palliative care as inpatients. We also have a community Palliative Care Service to support people who are being cared for in their homes.
Short term accommodation is available for the families of Palliative Care inpatients (provided by Gordonvale Community Care)

Needle access program

Sub Acute services

Interim Care Ward cares for patients awaiting Residential Aged Care.

Transitional Care Program supports patients to achieve their goals of being physically able enough to return to their own homes

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, Occupational Therapy and Social Work support
Specialist clinic

Last updated: 14 February 2019