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Longreach Hospital

icon The Longreach Hospital is currently undergoing a $7 million upgrade and refurbishment as part of a $51.58 million statewide Rural hospital rectification works program due for completion by mid-2014.
icon 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 cardiac outreach team, child psychiatrist, general surgeon, obstetrician and gynaecologist, oncologist, paediatric team, palliative care/pain specialist, psychiatrist, respiratory physician, audiologist, gastroenterologist, neurologist (consult only), ophthalmologist, orthopaedic surgeon.
icon Telehealth services are available for linking with other facilities via video-conference for patients.
icon The Longreach Hospital can provide financial assistance through the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme to eligible patients who need to travel away to other health services.
icon Home and Community Care (HACC) services are available for eligible clients. This service is managed by Longreach HACC.
icon The Longreach Hospital has met or exceeded emergency room wait time and admission targets. This data is available at www.health.qld.gov.au/hospitalperformance
icon Longreach Hospital provides accident and emergency care, and general inpatient hospital care.

Address

Physical Address: Jabiru Street LONGREACH QLD 4730.

Postal Address: PO Box 297 LONGREACH QLD 4730

Phone

+61 7 4658 4700

Fax

+61 7 4658 4799

Office hours

0800 to 1700

Distance to main referring hospital(s)

Rockhampton Hospital 650km

The Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital 1050km

Hospital services

  • Accident & Emergency
  • Medical Services
  • Surgical Services
  • Midwifery Services
  • Paediatric Services

Allied health services

  • Podiatrist (two days a month)
  • Physiotherapist
  • Social Worker
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Radiographer
  • Speech Therapist
  • Dietician
  • Pharmacist
  • Oral Health (visiting)

Visiting specialist services

  • Psychiatrist Adult Mental Health (1 week a month)
  • Flying Obstetrics & Gynaecologist (1 day a month)
  • Ophthalmologist (1 week every 4 weeks)
  • ENT Specialist (4 days every 4 months)
  • Audiology (4 days every 4 months)
  • Orthopaedics (4 days every 4 months)
  • Paediatric Team including Paediatrician & Child
  • Psychiatrist (4 days every 3 months)
  • Dermatologist (3 days every 3 months)
  • Dental Surgeon (2 days every 6 months)
  • QRI (2 days every 6 months)
  • Gastroenterologist (5 days every 2 months)
  • Respiratory Physician (2 days every 3 months)
  • Palliative Care Specialist (2 days every 3 months)

Community health

  • Mobile Women's Health Nurse
  • Breast Care Nurse
  • Child Health
  • School Based Youth Health Nurses
  • Mental Health (including child and youth mental health)
  • Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Service (ATODS)
  • Healthy Lifestyle Coordinator
  • Aged Care and Rehabilitation
  • Chronic Disease Management Coordinator
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Coordinator

Capital works or recent improvements

Nil


Last updated: 1 January 1970