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Julia Creek Rural Hospital

icon Julia Creek Hospital transitioned to the McKinlay Shire Multi Purpose Health Service in 2012. The service is a Level 2 service as categorised by the Clinical Services Capability Framework.
icon McKinlay has a flexible bed capability with 10 beds for general medical and surgical, and simple paediatric admissions. There are also two residential aged care beds with capability of expanding to seven beds if required, as well as one palliative care bed.
icon In 2014, McKinlay received funding to upgrade the kitchen with modern facilities to better support the nutritional requirements of patients.
icon The McKinlay community has an active community advisory network and health advisory panel for community engagement in steering the direction of health services.
icon McKinlay provides financial assistance through the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme to eligible patients who need to travel to other health services for procedures and tests not available locally.
icon Telehealth services link patients and staff with other facilities via video-conference and have seen real cost savings and demonstrated patient care benefits.


PO Box 93


+61 7 4746 4000


+61 7 4746 7508

Office hours

0830 - 1700

Distance to main referring hospital

Hospital Services

  • Emergency Service includes manages resuscitation and stabilisation prior to referral to the secondary or tertiary hospital
  • General Practice clinic
  • Basic radiography
  • Pathology sample collection
  • Video conferencing available for consultations

Last updated: 13 November 2012