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Blackall Hospital

icon The Blackall Hospital provides accident and emergency care, and general inpatient hospital care.
icon Visiting allied health and community services include dental, dietetics, physiotherapy, podiatry, occupational therapy, speech pathology, social work, community health, women's health, child health and mental health.
icon Visiting specialist services include flying obstetrics and gynaecologist, ophthalmologist, Royal Flying Doctor Service, women's health doctor, optometrist, psychiatrist, psychologist and a cardiac outreach team.
icon Telehealth services are available for linking with other facilities via video-conference for patients.
icon The Blackall Hospital can provide financial assistance through the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme to eligible patients who need to travel away to other health services for procedures and tests not available locally.
icon Home and Community Care services are available for eligible clients. This service is managed by Barcoo Living.
icon The Blackall Hospital's Emergency Department installed an information system to manage and report hospital performance. This data is available at www.health.qld.gov.au/hospitalperformance
icon The Blackall Hospital's replacement is a priority project under the Queensland Government's Community hospitals and clinics renewal program. The project aims to construct a modern 8 to 10 bed hospital closer to town.

Address

Physical Address: Shamrock Street BLACKALL QLD 4472.

Postal Address: PO Box 131 BLACKALL QLD 4472

Phone

+61 7 4650 7700

Fax

+61 7 4650 7799

Office hours

0800 to 1700

Distance to main referring hospital(s)

Longreach Hospital 215km

Rockhampton Hospital 675km

Hospital services

Visiting specialist services

Capital works or recent improvements

Nil


Last Updated: 12 September 2014
Last Reviewed: 05 August 2013