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Joyce Palmer Health Service

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Address

Beach Road, Palm Island.  QLD, 4816

Phone

+61 7 4752 5100

Fax

+61 7 4752 5151

Office hours

8.30am-4.00pm

Website address

Palm Island Hospital - http://www.health.qld.gov.au/townsville/Facilities/joyce_palmer.asp

Distance to main referring hospital

The Townsville Hospital 60km

Hospital Services

Accident and Emergency
15-bed inpatient unit

Clinics available

Paediatrician
Psychiatrist
Physician services
Dietician,
Podiatrist
Physiotherapist
Radiographer
Diabetes Educator
Dentist
Heating Team,
Child Assessment Team
Child and Youth Mental Health Service
Eye Health Team
Endocrinologist
Cardiologist
Renal Physician
Gastroenterologist
O&G Consultant
Ultra Sound Clinic.

Allied Health Service

Outreach Team
Speech Therapist
Dietician
Occupational Therapist
Physiotherapist
Spinal Outreach
Stroke Outreach.

Outreach Services

Indigenous Community Mental Health Team both Adult and Child; ATODs

Home and Community Care services (HACC)

Meals on wheels
Home Help
Minor hourse modifications
Transport.

Visiting specialist services

As per clinics

Community health

Community Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Team
Child Health Service
Sexual Health
Women's Health
Midwives/Health Workers Clinic

Joyce Palmer Health Service (Palm Island)


Last Updated: 05 October 2016
Last Reviewed: 05 October 2016