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Radiation Oncology Townsville Hospital and Health Service

Overview

The TTH Radiation Oncology provides a comprehensive radiotherapy service, comprising a dedicated group of highly qualified professionals delivering an integrated approach to cancer management.

Services include:

Consultation services to :

  • The Townsville Hospital – six specialist outpatient clinics per week in Radiation Oncology.
  • Mackay Base Hospital – four outpatient clinics per fortnight.
  • Telehealth consultation service to North Queensland
  • A range of multi-disciplinary group clinics and meetings

A full service in external beam radiotherapy including:

  • Five state of the art, high energy linear accelerators
  • Image guided radiotherapy, kV and MV imaging, capable of 2D and 4D Cone Beam CT
  • 3D Conformal Radiotherapy and
  • Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy
  • Superficial x-ray therapy.
  • Concomitant chemoradiotherapy

Modern radiotherapy planning facilities, including:

  • A dedicated wide bore CT scanner
  • Radiotherapy simulator
  • 3D radiation therapy planning system.

Brachytherapy Service:

  • Dedicated Brachytherapy planning system.
  • Remote automated after loading system for intra-cavitary and interstitial work. ( this is used predominantly for Gynaecological malignancies)

Contact Details

 Location

 The Ground Floor, East Wing at The Townsville Hospital,

100 Angus Smith Drive, Douglas QLD 4814

 Postal Address  Internal Mail Box 56, PO Box 670, Townsville QLD 4810
 Phone  + 61 7 4433 1663
 Fax  + 61 7 4433 1621

Referral Process

Townsville

Routine appointments by medical referral in writing. Patients are seen within one week of referral unless otherwise requested by the referring doctor.

Telephone appointments: +61 7 4433 1663 or +61 7 4433 1660
Facsimile: +61 7 4433 1621

Urgent appointments can be made by the referring doctor directly contacting a Radiation Oncologist.

Mackay

Appointments by contacting Townsville reception staff at the above numbers, or by faxing a referral to Mackay Base Hospital.

Related Links

Townsville Cancer Centre


Last updated: 5 January 2017