The Townsville Hospital has a full-time Genetic Counselling service for conditions including:
- Birth defects
- Chromosome abnormalities
- Familial Cancers
- Neurological Genetic Conditions
- Paediatric Genetic Conditions
- Prenatal Screening and Testing
Professional and Public Education
Consultant clinical geneticists in sub-specialties visit on a monthly rotational basis. The Townsville Hospital provides outreach services west to Mount Isa, north to Ingham and south to Home Hill.
Genetics/QAS Building (beside Acute Mental Health)
|Postal Address||IMB 31, PO Box 670, Townsville QLD 4810|
Genetic Counsellor: +61 7 4433 1464
|Facsimile||+61 7 4433 1461|
Doctor's referral required, but may ring to discuss prior to referral.
|Genetic Counsellor||+ 61 7 4433 1464|
|Facsimile||+ 61 7 4433 1461|
Postal referral to Queensland Clinical Genetics Service, The Townsville Hospital, PO Box 670, Townsville 4810.
How to make and appointment
Telephone administration officer on +61 7 4433 1463 (Tuesdays only; however, telephone messages will be responded to by the Genetic Counsellor) or Genetic Counsellor on + 61 7 4433 1464 (Monday - Friday).