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Whitsunday Health Service Proserpine Hospital

icon Whitsunday Health Service incorporates the Proserpine Hospital and the Whitsunday Community Health Centre in Cannonvale.
icon Proserpine Hospital offers specialists outpatients clinics, 24-hour emergency care and an acute primary care clinic for people unable to get an appointment with their general practitioner when needed.
icon Dental services have been expanded thanks to a partnership with the James Cook University and funding from the Australian Government. Dental chairs have increased from two to four, and the facility also has an in-house laboratory, decontamination and sterilisation rooms, dental records storage, new reception and stock room.
icon The mobile women's health nurse visits regularly to conduct health screenings and checks, pap smears and referral to other services if needed.
icon Telehealth services are available to link patients with specialists in other areas. There are more mental health and paediatric consultations taking place through Telehealth.
icon Older persons are supported to stay in their own home through Whitsunday Home Care which provides a home and community care service, and community aged care packages. Visits from the aged care assessment team also support older residents.

Address

Cnr Herbert and Taylor Streets
Proserpine  Qld  4800

PO Box 229
Proserpine  Qld  4800

Phone

+61 7 4813 9400

Fax

+61 7 4813 9480

Office hours

0830 - 1700

Distance to main referring hosptals

Townsville Hospital 270 km
Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital 1110 km 

Hospital services

24 hour Emergency Care
Obstetrics/Maternity
General Medical and Surgical
Paediatrics
Palliative care
High Dependency Unit
Oncology

Outpatient clinics

Antenatal
Paediatrics
Orthopaedic
Gynaecology and Obstetrics
Midwifery
Wound Management
Pre-admission | Pre-anaesthetics
Fracture
Diabetic
Surgical
Ear Nose Throat
Telehealth
Pacemaker
Stress testing
Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Chronic Disease Management

Elective and Emergency Theatre

Ear, Nose Throat
General surgery
Dental
Orthopaedic
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Endoscopes
Day surgery

Medical Imaging

Radiology
CT
Ultrasound (Private)

Allied Health

Social Work
Pharmacist
Physiotherapy
Occupational Therapy
Speech Therapy

Mental Health

Adult Mental Health
Child and Youth Mental Health
Alcohol Tobacco and other Drugs Service
Detoxification
Needle and Syringe Program
Indigenous Liaison Officer

Women's and Children's

Extended Midwifery Program
Child and Family Health
Triple P Program
Women's Health Clinic

Aged Care

Home and Community Care
Community Aged Care Packages
Adult Community Health Nurse

Community Health

Whitsunday Community Health Centre
12 Altman Ave
Cannonvale  Qld  4802

Phone

  +61 7 4948 7633

Fax

+61 7 4948 7699

Services

Child and Family Health
Social Work
Speech Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Adult Community Health Nurse
Opioid Replacement Program
Needle and Syringe Program
Mental Health and ATODS counselling

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Last Updated: 12 September 2014
Last Reviewed: 17 June 2013