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Laura Primary Health Care Centre Profile

icon Laura offers primary clinical care and primary healthcare services through strong partnerships between nursing staff, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers.
icon Laura 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 Specialist outreach programs available include the Women's Health Service, the Sexual Health Service, and the Cape York Mental and Alcohol and Drugs Health Service which are provided by the Apunipima Cape York Health Council's Chronic Disease Team from Cooktown.
icon Telehealth services are available for linking with other facilities via video-conference for patients.
icon Laura 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.


Street Address: 1 Gladwell Street, Laura Qld 4871

Postal Address: Health Centre Laura Qld 4871


+61 7 4060 3320


+61 7 4060 3335

Office hours

08:00 to 17:00

HHS website

Visit Torres and Cape HHS website

Distance to main referring hospital(s)

Centre services

  • Level 2 emergency care centre.
  • 24 hours access to registered nurse and triage presentations.
  • Primary health care

Visiting services

  • Chest (Thoracic) Specialist
  • Child Health
  • Dental Services (*attended by appointment at Cooktown)
  • Environmental Health
  • Family Health
  • Mental Health and ATODS
  • Nutritionist/Dietitian Services
  • Obstetrician and Gynaecologist  (*attended by appointment at Cooktown)
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Optometrist
  • Paediatrician (*attended by appointment at Cooktown)
  • Physician
  • Public Health
  • QAS
  • Radiographer (*attended by appointment at Cooktown)
  • Royal Flying Doctor Services
  • Sexual Health
  • Women's Health

Alcohol and Drug and Sexual Health teams visit the Cape Sector communities on an ad hoc basis.

Community health services

  • Antenatal Clinics
  • Chronic Disease Program
  • Diabetic Care
  • Nutrition Health Visits
  • School / Child Health Screening
  • Women's Health Clinics
Last updated: 16 December 2021

Laura PHCC

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