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Charters Towers Health Service

icon A recently completed $3 million upgrade to infrastructure is providing enhanced clinical services to the Charters Towers community.
icon An acute primary care clinic providing outpatient services and ambulatory care to the community.
icon Cardiology and orthopaedic outreach services have commenced to reduce patient travel requirements.
icon Visiting outreach services include endoscopy, respiratory medicine and paediatrics.
icon Community-based staff provide school based health support as well as child health, mental health, community antenatal and postnatal midwifery services.
icon Telehealth services are available, via video-conference, linking patients with specialist services, reducing the need for patient travel.
icon The Charters Towers 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 services.

Address

137 - 139 Gill Street
Charters Towers Qld 4820

PO Box 63, Charters Towers QLD  4820

Phone

+61 7 4787 0333

Fax

+61 7 4787 3255

Office hours

8.30am-5.00pm

Website address

Charters Towers Health Centre - http://www.health.qld.gov.au/townsville/Facilities/ch-trs-hospital.asp

Distance to main referring hospital

The Townsville Hospital 134km

Hospital services

24/7 Emergency care
General medical services
Surgical
Obstetric
Paediatric Services

Allied Health Services

Pharmacy
Medical Imaging (X-Ray only)
Dietitian
Physiotherapy
Speech Pathology
Social Work
Occupational therapy
Audiology (Australian Hearing)

Outreach Services

Cardiac support group
Diabetic education and support group
Community mental health team
A midwifery group practice providing continuity of individualised antenatal and post-natal care by a known midwife to the women of the Charters Towers region

Home and Community Care services (HACC)

Home and Community Care - home help

Visiting specialist services

General surgery
Gastroenterology
Paediatrics
Respiratory medicine

Primary Health and Community Services

Well women's clinic
Mobile breast screen
Child Health
School-based youth health
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Community and Primary health
Midwifery group practice (antenatal and postnatal)


Last updated: 5 October 2016

Charters Towers Health Centre