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Dirranbandi Multi-Purpose Health Service

icon Dirranbandi provides 24-hours a day, seven days a week acute and emergency care, community care services, retrievals with the Royal Flying Doctor Service and dedicated flexible care places, which can be delivered in the community or at Dirranbandi Multi Purpose Health Service.
icon Telehealth facilities are available to connect patients with specialist clinical services in Brisbane and other regional areas via video-conference.
icon Dirranbandi employs a medical superintendent with the right to private practice at the Dirranbandi Medical Practice, which is co-located on-site and run by the South West Hospital and Health Service.
icon Rural and remote licensed X-ray operators are available for basic X-ray services and emergency presentations.
icon Community health services are coordinated by Dirranbandi, these include an Aboriginal health worker, home visits for eligible health clients, health education and immunisations.
icon A suite of visiting allied health services regularly visit Dirranbandi, including a dietician, diabetic team, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, mental health, social worker, women's health nurse, podiatry and optometry.
icon Dirranbandi can provide financial assistance with the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme to eligible patients who need to travel away to other health services for procedures and tests not available locally.

Address

Corner of Jane and Crothers Streets,
Dirranbandi, QLD, 4486

PO Box 20,
Dirranbandi, QLD, 4486

Phone

+61 7 4625 8222

Fax

+61 7 4625 8273

Office hours

0800 - 1700

Distance to main referring hospitals

St George Hospital 94km
Toowoomba Base Hospital 470km
Princess Alexandra Hospital 591km

Services

Accident & Emergency
General ward
Outpatients
X-ray
Pharmacy (hospital use only)
Wound management
Flexible care places for long-term care
Telehealth
General Medical practice
Palliative care

Visiting and outreach services

Physiotherapy
Occupational therapy
Speech therapy
Social work
Podiatry
Dietetics and nutrition
Dentistry
Diabetes education
Early intervention parenting program
Mental health
Immunisation clinics
Child health
Women’s health
Aged care assessment
Drug and alcohol services
Indigenous health
Health promotion/prevention

Home and Community Care services (HACC)

Frail aged
People with disabilities and carers       

Capital works or recent improvements

Construction of new staff accommodation will commence during 2014.


Last updated: 12 September 2014