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Ingham Health Service

icon Cardiology and orthopaedic outreach services have commenced to reduce patient travel requirements.
icon The Ingham Health Service provides inpatient, outpatient, emergency and surgical services, including a new birthing service.
icon Community-based staff provide school based health support, as well as child health, mental health, community antenatal and postnatal midwifery services.
icon The Ingham Health Service provides 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 Telehealth services are available, via video-conference, for linking patients with specialist services, reducing the need for patient travel.
icon Dental services are available on-site, including school dental services.

Address

2-16 McIlwraith Street Ingham Qld 4850
PO Box 367 Ingham Qld 4850

Phone

+61 7 4720 3000

Fax

+61 7 4720 3001

Office hours

8.30am-5.00pm

Website address

Ingham Health Service - http://www.health.qld.gov.au/townsville/Facilities/ingham_hlth.asp

Distance to main referring hospital

The Townsville Hospital - 114km

Hospital services

24 hour Emergency.
General surgery services
Birthing and Midwifery services

Clinics available

Ante and Post Natal
ATSI Health
Child Health
General
Youth Health

Allied health services

Dental Technician
Dentist
Dietitian
Mental Health Nurse
Occupational Therapist 
Pharmacists 
Physiotherapy
Radiographer
Social Worker
Speech Pathologist
Women's Health Nurse

Outreach services

Endoscopy
Mental Health
Paediatrics
Psychiatry
Respiratory medicine
Surgery

Home and Community Care services (HACC)

HACC - Home Care Services

Visiting specialist services

Australian Hearing (Monthly)
Chest Physician (three monthly)
Child & Youth Mental Health (monthly)
Children Community Therapy Service (monthly)
Chronic Kidney Disease (monthly)
Gastroenterologist (monthly)
Psychiatrist (fortnightly)
Sexual Assault Councillor (monthly)
Surgeon (fortnightly)

Community health

Advocacy on behalf of clients and community with relevant agencies
Assistance with self help groupsCommunity Development eg lobbying for services, improved health of community
Counselling
Group work eg Stress Management, Young Women Sharing
Health assessment
Health Promotion eg Lighten Up, Workplace Health promotion, continence Promotion, Health Risk Screenings
Home Safety Assessment
Liaison with Government and non Government groups
Provide information and education on many health related topics related to physical, social, mental, environmental and economic factors influencing health and well being
Referral to local and state wide services such as HACC and welfare agencies

Ingham Health Services


Last Updated: 04 October 2016
Last Reviewed: 04 October 2016