Operating Theatre and Post Anaesthetic Care Unit
Perioperative Services provides Level 5 - 6 (Clinical Services Capability Framework for Public and Licensed Private Health Facilities [CSCF] v3.1) surgical intervention, delivering quality public health services, education and research for the Townsville region and tertiary health care to the residents of North Queensland.
The complex houses 14 operating theatres. Currently 12 theatres are commissioned, with the additional 2 theatres being commissioned in 2017. The service offers elective and emergency Level 5 - 6 CSCF v3.1 perioperative services within the following disciplines;
- Ear, Nose and Throat
- Fascio-Maxillary and Dental
- Hepatobiliary, Gastrointestinal and Breast Endocrine
- Obstetrics & Gynaecology
- Plastic Reconstruction Surgery
- Transplant donor site only
In addition, the teams provide anaesthetic support to outlying departments including Medical Imagery, Oncology, Endoscopy, Cardiac Services, Brachytherapy and Mental Health.
The theatre complex and outlying areas are supported by an 18 bed Post Anaesthetic Care Unit to provide highly skilled post procedural care.
Patients are referred to the theatre from the Emergency Department, specialist clinics, and wards. They are admitted to the service via the Emergency Theatre, Planned Procedural Unit and the wards.
|Location|| Level 2, Acute Block,The Townsville Hospital,|
100 Angus Smith Drive, Douglas QLD 4814
|Postal Address||IMB 82, PO Box 670, Townsville QLD4810|
|Phone||+61 7 4433 2000|
|Theatre Bookings||+61 7 4433 1996|
|Facsimile||+61 7 4433 1991|