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Seisia Primary Health Care Centre Profile

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Seisia is mainland Australia's most northerly community.  It is located near the tip of Cape York Peninsula. Seisia is one of five communities which collectively form the Northern Peninsula Area (NPA). The NPA covers 1030 km2 and also includes the communities of Umagico (Alau), New Mapoon, Injinoo and Bamaga.

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The Seisia Primary Health Care Centre is managed by a small primary health care team consisting of Indigenous health workers. The clinic is open Monday to Friday and encourages walk-ins and also provides appointments.

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This health centre manages clients at a primary preventative level including those with chronic disease.  Staff conduct annual adult health checks and provide a limited a range of primary health and emergency care. Men’s and women’s health, maternal and child health and lifestyle health are delivered on a scheduled basis.  This health centre refers all acute presentations to Bamaga Hospital.

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Financial assistance is available through the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme to eligible patients who need to travel to other hospitals for procedures and tests not available locally.

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Telehealth services are available for linking with other facilities via video-conference for patients.

Address

Street Address: Lot 100 Mugai Street, Seisia QLD 4876

Postal Address: PO Box 95, Bamaga QLD 4876

Phone

+61 7 4069 3271

Fax

+61 7 4069 3347

Hours

8.30am - 5pm Monday to Friday

HHS website

Visit Torres and Cape HHS website

Distance to main referring hospital(s)

Bamaga Hospital - 5.8 km (by road)

Centre services

  • General Outpatients

Clinics available

  • Allied health
  • Limited pharmacy
  • Podiatry
  • Dietetics
  • Mental health/ Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs (ATODS)
  • Maternal health
  • Quality lifestyle
  • Child health
  • Men’s and women’s health

Alcohol management plans

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

Last updated: 5 December 2017

Seisia PHCC