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South West Hospital and Health Service

The South West Hospital and Health Service is a rural and remote public health service committed to providing quality, dependable, safe and sustainable healthcare.

The area covers more than 310,000 square kilometres, is bordered by three states and covers 21 per cent of Queensland. Services are provided to a population of 26,000 via 17 individual facilities.

View the South West Hospital and Health Service Profile.

Draft strategic plan feedback survey now open

From Wednesday, 31 January until Friday, 6 April 2018 you are invited to have your say on the health service’s new strategic plan.

The strategic plan will guide the health service’s work from 2018-2021 and sets out how the South West Hospital and Health Service will deliver its vision to be a national leader in the delivery of health services to rural and remote communities.

View the draft plan and submit your feedback.

Share your thoughts about the Consumer and Community Engagement Strategy

The Consumer and Community Engagement Strategy 2016-2019 is now open for feedback.

This strategy recognises the excellent work of our Community Advisory Networks and builds a future platform to increase community participation. It has been developed to implement meaningful community and consumer engagement strategies. The strategy aims to give the community greater input into all stages of engagement.

Please view the strategy and submit your feedback via email to by Friday, 6 April 2018.

Feedback will assist the health service in the development of a new Consumer and Community Engagement Strategy.

The new Roma Hospital

A new hospital is set to be built in Roma, with the design of the modern facility to be based on an understanding of local health needs, the hospital’s service model and forecasted health requirements.

The South West Hospital and Health service is committed to building a facility that provides services to the South West community now and into the future.

Discover more about the new Roma Hospital.

The New Roma Hospital

Hope project

Building Stronger Communities

The HOPE project aims to identify and support initiatives to equip young people living in Charleville and Cunnamulla with the skills they need to lead a healthy lifestyle and help them reach their full potential.

The acronym ‘HOPE’ stands for Harmony, Opportunity, Pride and Empowerment.

View the HOPE project for more information.

Last updated: 6 February 2018