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North West Hospital and Health Service

icon Funding of $1.2 million will enable the purchase and implementation of an electronic medical record and data management system for North West Hospital and Heath Service (HHS) to improve overall data management, as well as the collection and sharing of information.
icon North West HHS has formed a Clinical and Operational Leadership Team consisting of clinical and operational leaders from across the region to provide the North West Executive Management Team with operational direction to deliver first class care that is safe, sustainable and makes best use of available and future resources.
icon The establishment of an Aboriginal Workforce Development Unit aims to align Aboriginal health workers to clinical streams/areas to better meet the healthcare needs of clients, families and the community. This unit will assist health workers to progress through their formal required qualifications, gain exposure to a variety of clinical specialty areas and gain competence in the necessary clinical skills.
icon The North West HHS employs the highest number of nurse practitioners in Queensland across a variety of clinical specialty areas, including renal, heart failure, cardiac, emergency, maternal and child health, as well as two rural and remote nurse practitioners.
icon In June 2013, the North West HHS entered into its first public-private partnership with the Laura Johnson Home for the Aged to provide broader opportunities for the nursing staff of both facilities. A range of other partnership opportunities are under consideration.

North West Hospital


30 Camooweal Street
Mount Isa  QLD  4825


+61 7 4744 4444


+61 7 4764 0217

Office hours

0800 - 1700

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Chief Executive

Ms Lisa Davies Jones

Hospital and Health Service Board Chair

Mr. Paul Woodhouse

Community health services

26-28, Camooweal Street

Mount Isa  QLD  4825

Dental Sevices

Dental Clinic
Mount Isa Base Hospital
30 Camooweal Street
Mount Isa  QLD  4825

Specialist outreach services

Provided from Mount Isa Base Hospital to other Hospital and Health Service facilities

Last Updated: 12 September 2014
Last Reviewed: 13 November 2012