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Ingham Health Service

Ingham Health Services McIlwraith Street Ingham Qld 4850
Postal Address:  PO Box 367 INGHAM QLD 4850
Telephone: + 61 7 4720 3000, Fax +61 7 4720 3001

The Ingham Health Service is located 110 kilometres north of Townsville, situated in the Herbert River Valley in tropical North Queensland. 

The Ingham Hospital is a 28-bed inpatient facility with an accident and emergency and general surgery services.  It is a level 3 facility under the Services Capability Framework (2010).

A full list of the services provided at Ingham Health Service - complete with phone numbers (PDF, 20 KB) is available.

The hospital provides the community with various services including immunisations, well-women's clinics, pathology-sample collection, basic radiography, weekly ultrasounds and pharmaceuticals.  We also have a midwifery group practice providing continuity of individualised antenatal and post-natal care by a known midwife to the women of the Ingham region.

The hospital also provides outreach services including respiratory medicine, psychiatry, mental health, paediatrics, surgery and endoscopy with referral mechanisms in place for those patients who require tertiary care. 

Ingham Community Health Services

Ingham hospital services

  • Medical officers
    • Emergency department
    • GP Obstetrics clinic
    • GP Gynaecology clinic 
  • Allied health  
    • Occupational therapy
    • Physiotherapy
    • Speech pathologist
    • Social worker 
  • Community health 
    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Service
    • Cardiac rehabilitation
    • Child health nurse
    • Community nurse
    • Falls prevention
    • Home care
    • Mental Health Service
    • Community midwifery service
    • Oral health
    • School based youth heath nurse

Visiting services include regular visits from

  • Surgeons and Gastroenterologists 
    • General & Laparoscopic surgeon
    • General surgeon
    • Private and public Gastroenterologists 
  • Visiting community health services 
    • Alcohol and other drugs service
    • Child development service
    • Chronic kidney disease
    • Dietitian
    • Hearing Australia (private)
    • Mental health - Adult psychiatrists, Child and youth psychiatrist
    • Sexual assault counselor (private)
    • Well Womens clinic 
  • Visiting specialists 
    • Cardiologist
    • Orthopaedic surgeon
    • Respiratory physician

Our health team

  • Director of Medical Services
  • Senior Medical Officers
  • Director of Nursing/Facility manager
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Registered Nurses
  • Enrolled Nurses
  • Case load Midwife
  • Administration
  • Operational Services Staff
  • Allied Health Staff
    • Dentist
    • Dental Technician
    • Dietician
    • Mental Health Nurse
    • Occupational Therapist
    • Physiotherapist
    • Radiographer
    • Pharmacists
    • Social Worker
    • Speech Pathologist
    • Women's Health Nurse

For more information about the town of Ingham please visit

For more information on the services supported please visit

  • Services available in the Ingham Health Service

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Last updated: 7 September 2017

Picture of Ingham Hospital


Hospital entrance

Picture of Ingham Hospital
Ingham Hospital