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Richmond Health Service

icon The Richmond Health Service provides inpatient, outpatient and emergency care services plus a (24-hours a day, seven days a week) hospital-based ambulance service.
icon Richmond Health Service in coordination with the Queensland Ambulance Service is developing a training package for nursing staff to manage the hospital-based ambulance.
icon Visiting services available to the Richmond community include, dental, women's health, allied health and mental health.
icon Telehealth services are available, via video conference, for linking patients with specialist services, reducing the need for patient travel.
icon The Richmond 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 The medical superintendent is also the general practitioner for the town which allows for seamless services to patients.
icon Community-based staff provide school-based health support and child health services.

Address

Gallagher Drive Richmond QLD 4822
Postal Address: PO Box 24 Richmond  QLD 4822

Phone

+61 7 4741 6100

Fax

+61 7 4741 3332

Office hours

0830 - 1700

Website address

Richmond Hospital: http://www.health.qld.gov.au/townsville/Facilities/richmond.asp

Distance to main referring hospital

The Townsville Hospital 500km

Hospital services

Accident and emergency service
General medical/surgical ward
Long-stay elder care
Daily outpatient session

Allied health service

Optometry
School oral health
Dietetics
Podiatry
Physiotherapy
Occupational therapy
Speech therapy
Dentistry

Outreach services

Alcohol Tobacco Other Drugs Service (ATODS)
Community Mental Health
Social workers

Home and Community Care services (HACC)

Home visits

Visiting specialist services

Paediatrics
Chest physician

Community health

Community nurse and visiting school-based youth health nurse
Well women's clinics

Richmond Health Centre


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