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Coen Primary Health Care Centre Profile

icon Coen offers primary clinical care and primary healthcare services through strong partnerships between nursing staff, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers.
icon Coen provides a suite of regular visiting medical, community and allied health services in partnership with other health and social service providers, including diabetes educators, podiatry, paediatricians, hearing health, mental health, maternal, child health, eye specialists, and ear nose and throat specialists.
icon Telehealth services are available for linking with other facilities via video-conference for patients.
icon A purpose-built dental suite provides comprehensive dental care to the local community.
icon Coen can provide financial assistance through the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme to eligible patients who need to travel to other hospitals for procedures and tests not available locally.
icon Level 2 emergency care centre. 24 hours access to registered nurse and triage presentations.


Physical Address: 2 Armbrust Street, COEN Qld 4892
Postal Address: C/O Coen Post Office, COEN Qld 4892


+61 7 4083 5900


+61 7 4060 1151

Office hours

0800 to 1700 Monday to Friday

HHS website

Visit Torres and Cape HHS website

Distance to main referring hospital(s)

  • Cairns Hospital - 600km
  • Townsville Hospital - 900km

Visiting services

  • Chest (Thoracic) Specialist
  • Child Health
  • Dental Services
  • Environmental Health
  • Family Health
  • Mental Health
  • Nutritionist/Dietitian Services
  • Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Paediatrician
  • Physician
  • Public Health
  • Royal Flying Doctor Service
  • Sexual Health
  • Women's Health

Alcohol and Drug and Sexual Health teams visit the Cape York communities on an adhoc basis.

Community health services

  • Antenatal Clinics
  • Chronic Disease Program
  • Diabetic Care
  • Nutritional Health visits
  • School / Child Health screening
  • Women's Health clinics

Capital works or recent improvements

The centre's $1.8 million morgue and conference room replacement project is complete.  Visit Infrastructure projects web page for a list of projects completed or underway in our region to deliver better healthcare for you.

Last updated: 16 December 2021


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