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Ayr Health Service

icon A recently completed $2.48 million upgrade has facilitated further clinical services being affected and improved patient flow within the hospital.
icon The Ayr Health Service provides inpatient, outpatient, emergency, surgical and maternity services.
icon Community-based staff provide school-based health support, child health and mental health services.
icon Visiting outreach services include endoscopy, general surgery, respiratory medicine and paediatrics.
icon Telehealth services are available, via video-conference, linking patients with specialist services reducing the need for patient travel.
icon The Ayr Health Service can provide financial assistance through 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 Dental services are available on-site, including school dental provision.

Address

2 Chippendale Street
AYR QLD 4807

PO Box 971, AYR QLD 4807

Phone

+61 7 4783 0855

Fax

+61 7 4783 0896

Office hours

0830 – 1700

Website Address

Ayr Health Service - http://www.health.qld.gov.au/townsville/Facilities/ayr-hospital.asp

Distance to main referring hospital

The Townsville Hospital - 87km

Hospital Services

Accident & Emergency, general medical, surgical and obstetric services
Visiting specialist medical services including surgical, psychiatric, paediatric and a chest physician.

Allied Health Services

Physiotherapy
Occupational therapy
Medical imaging, dental
Speech therapy
Social work
Pharmaceutical services

Visiting specialist services

General Surgery
Psychiatric
Paediatric
Chest physician

Community health

Child, adolescent and family health service
Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander health worker
School-based youth health nurse
Chronic diseases clinical nurse
Health promotion

Ayr Hospital


Last Updated: 04 April 2012
Last Reviewed: 04 April 2012