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Respiratory and Sleep Unit - Resource Directory

Overview

Inpatient and outpatient service for the diagnosis, investigation and management of respiratory disorders, respiratory failure and sleep disorders, a public health service for tuberculosis and coordination of Cystic Fibrosis Services at The Townsville Hospital.

Contact Details

 Location

 Level 1, Acute Block, The Townsville Hospital,
 100 Angus Smith Drive, Douglas QLD 4814

 Postal Address  IMB 70, PO Box 670, Townsville 4810
 Phone Medical and Cardiac Clinics  +61 7 4433 2500
 Facsimile  +61 7 4433 2861

Referral Process

Physician Consultation: Contact Respiratory or Sleep Physician on call for urgent inpatient or outpatient referrals. Non-urgent referrals are arranged by mailing or faxing a referral form (obtained from the unit) or referral letter to the unit. Facsimile referrals must be confirmed by telephone or mail.

Bronchoscopy: No direct referrals accepted. Physician consultation required prior to procedure.

Polysomnography (sleep study): No direct referrals accepted. Physician consultation required prior to procedure.

Respiratory Function Investigations: Direct referrals accepted for specified indications. Physician consultation required prior to bronchial provocation challenges and skin sensitivity testing.

Our Health Team

Director & Respiratory Physician
Respiratory & Sleep Physician
CNC Respiratory & Sleep Disorders
CN Respiratory & Tuberculosis
Senior Respiratory and Sleep Scientist
Administration Officers


Last updated: 13 June 2017