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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.


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


+61 7 4741 6100


+61 7 4741 3332

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Richmond Hospital:

Distance to main referring hospital

The Townsville Hospital 500km

Hospital services

24 Hour emergency
General medical/surgical ward
Long-stay elder care
Daily outpatient session

Allied health service

School oral health
Occupational therapy
Speech therapy

Outreach services

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

Home and Community Care services (HACC)

Home visits

Visiting specialist services

Chest physician

Community health

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

Richmond Health Centre

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