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Resource Directory - Renal Unit


The Townsville Renal Service provides acute and chronic renal replacement therapy in a variety of settings, including acute in-centre, satellite and home-based haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis to patients with renal failure. The renal unit staff also provide regular education and outreach services to community groups, other staff and family members involved in caring for people with renal failure within the Townsville Hospital and Health Service.

Haemodialysis Service

   Location  Hours
The Townsville Hospital Acute Unit  First floor, Acute Block, beside cafeteria  ( 17 chairs, three shifts per day). Mon- Sat 6:30am-10:30pm

Satellite Haemodialysis Unit - Townsville

 35-38 Gregory Street North Ward (11 chairs, two shifts per day) Mon - Sat 7:30am-9.30:pm
Satellite Haemodialysis Unit - Home Hill  Home Hill Hospital (eight chairs, one shift Monday, Wednesday & Friday) Mon - Sat 6:45am-3:15pm
Satellite Haemodialysis Unit - Palm Island  Joyce Palmer Medical Centre Palm Island (three chairs, two shifts - Monday, Wednesday & Friday. Mon - Sat 7.30am-3.00pm
Satellite Haemodialysis Unit - Mount Isa  Mt Isa Hospital  - (eight chairs, two shifts - Monday, Wednesday & Friday | one shift Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday) Mon-Sat 7.30am-3.00pm
Home Therapies Unit - Townsville 35-38 Gregory Street North Ward (seven chairs, one shift per day). By appointment only** Mon - Sat 7:00am-9:30pm
Chronic Kidney Disease Service 35-38 Gregory Street North Ward. By appointment only** Mon - Fri 8:00am-4:30pm


Referral procedure for Consultants

Public Appointments via Medical Clinics First Floor phone +61 7 4433 2513.

How to make an appointment

Please phone above numbers.

Must have GP referral within the last six months.

Contact Details for All Services

 Phone  +61 7 4433 2650 (The Townsville Hospital)
 Facsimile  +61 7 4433 2651 (The Townsville Hospital)
 Phone  +61 7 4433 9340 (North Ward)
 Facsimile  +61 7 4433 9350 (North Ward)
 Phone  +61 7 4744 4444 (Mount Isa Hospital) Ext 4820
 Phone  +61 7 4752 5100 (Joyce Palmer Health Service)
 Phone  +61 7 4790 5709 (Home Hill Hospital)

Last updated: 23 January 2017