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Wujal Wujal Primary Health Centre Profile

icon Wujal Wujal caters to the Aboriginal people of Wujal Wujal, Hopevale, Kuranda and Mossman.
icon It offers primary clinical care and primary healthcare services through strong partnerships between nursing staff, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers.
icon Level 2 emergency care centre. 24 hours access to registered nurse and triage presentations.
icon Wujal Wujal 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 and child health, eye specialists, and ear nose and throat specialists.
icon Specialist outreach programs 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 A purpose-built dental suite provides comprehensive dental care to the local community.
icon Wujal Wujal 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.


Street Address: 100 Douglas Street, Wujal Wujal, QLD 4895

Postal Address: PMB 1011 Cooktown 4895


+61 7 4083 9000


+61 7 4060 8118

Office hours


HHS website

Visit Torres and Cape HHS website

Distance to main referral hospitals

Centre services

  • Level 2 emergency care centre
  • 24 hours access to registered nurse and triage presentations.
  • Aged Care
  • Child & Adolescent Health
  • Chronic Disease
  • Diabetes & Nutritional Health
  • Emergency On Call after hours
  • Environmental Health & Disease Control
  • Mental Health and ATODS
  • Sexual Health
  • Women's Health

Visiting services

  • Audiologist
  • Breast Screening
  • Chest (Thoracic) Specialist
  • Child Health
  • Dental Services
  • Dermatologist
  • Diabetes Educator
  • Environmental Health
  • Family Health
  • GP service
  • Mental Health / ATODS
  • Nutritionist / Dietitian Services
  • Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Optometrist
  • Paediatrician
  • Podiatrist
  • Physician
  • Physiotherapy
  • Public Health
  • QAS
  • Radiographer
  • Renal and Diabetic Services
  • Sexual Health
  • Social Worker - Child and Family
  • 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

Alcohol management plans

Visitors and residents are expected to respect and abide by the alcohol management plan. Check the Wujal Wujal Community Alcohol Limits as conditions vary according to community.

Capital works or recent improvements

As of June 2021, the centre's $1.4 million roof replacement project is complete and the $1.26 million helicopter landing site upgrade is currently underway.  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

Wujal Wujal PHCC

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