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Mitchell Multi-Purpose Health Service

icon Mitchell 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 Mitchell Multi Purpose Health Service.
icon In May 2013, 10 flexible-care beds were officially opened at Mitchell. These beds added to the 13 acute-care beds and seven high-care long-stay beds already available.
icon A suite of allied health services regularly visits Mitchell, including alcohol and drugs, cancer case management, child development, a diabetes educator, a continence advisor, dietetics, mental health, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work, speech pathology and a women's health clinic.
icon Home and Community Care services are available for eligible clients in the community. This service is coordinated through Roma Community Health.
icon Mitchell has a regular community nurse program that starts at the bedside with discharge planning. The program is to assist in keeping local resident in their home. The service includes but is not restricted to: Regular blood pressure monitoring, dressings, injections and post-surgery follow-up upon returning home. The Community Nurse visits Mungallala to the west, Amby to the east and south to Dunkeld.
icon Telehealth facilities are available to connect patients with specialist clinical services in Brisbane and other regional areas via video-conference.
icon Mitchell 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.
icon A midwife visits Mitchell every month to provide antenatal and postnatal services, including reviewing and supporting new and expectant mothers.

Address

95 Ann Street,
Mitchell, QLD, 4465

Phone

+61 7 4623 1277

Fax

+61 7 4623 1866

Office hours

0830 - 1700

Distance to main referring hospitals

Roma Hospital 87km
Toowoomba Base Hospital 440km
Princess Alexandra Hospital 560km

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

Community and allied health 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

In May 2013, 10 new flexible-care places were officially opened at the Mitchell Multi-Purpose Health Service. These new places added to the 13 acute-care places and seven high-care long-stay places already available at the Mitchell Multi-Purpose Health Service.


Last updated: 12 September 2014