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Surgical Wards Townsville Hospital and Health Service

Overview

The Surgical Wards 1, 2 and 3 are located on the second floor of the ward block, adjacent to the main block. This floor is accessed via a short, covered link.

For the convenience of patients and visitors the wards are located on the same levels as their supporting outpatient clinics

Surgical Ward 1 (Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology)

About

Surgical Ward 1 is a 30-bed in-patient facility providing first-class orthopaedic and ophthalmology services to clients and patients within North Queensland.

  • Orthopaedic services include elective surgery (including major joint replacement),fractured neck of femur, osteoporotic fractures, traumatic fractures, motor vehicle accidents, lacerations and tendon damage and necrotising fasciitis
  • Ophthalmology services include both elective and traumatic management of complex eye conditions.

Visiting Hours

8am-8pm

Contact Us

 Location:

Surgical Ward 1 is located on the second floor at 
The Townsville Hospital,  100 Angus Smith Drive, Douglas QLD 4814

Postal Address IMB 76, PO Box 670, Townsville QLD 4810
Phone + 61 7 4433 2270
Facsimile + 61 7 4433 2271

Surgical Ward 2 (Vascular, Urology, Colorectal, Gynaecology-oncology, Plastics, general surgery)

About

Surgical Ward 2 is a 29-bed ward specialising in vascular, urology, colorectal, gynaecology -oncology, plastics and all aspects of general surgery. The unit has 16 specialty consultants (eight of which are visiting medical officers) who have weekly allocated theatre times.

Visiting hours

8am-8pm

Contact Us

 Location Surgical Ward 2 is located on the second floor at
The Townsville Hospital, 100 Angus Smith Drive, Douglas QLD 4814
Postal Address IMB 77, PO Box 670, Townsville QLD 4810
Phone: + 61 7 4433 2260    
Facsimile + 61 7 4433 2261

Surgical Ward 3 (Neurosurgery, Faciomaxillary & ENT)

About

Surgical Ward 3 is a 28-bed surgical unit specialising in neurosurgery, faciomaxillary and ear, nose and throat (ENT). The unit manages multi-trauma patients as well as routine procedures. It is the only tertiary referral neurosurgery unit outside of Brisbane performing all levels of neurosurgery. The neurosurgery department services a retrieval area the size of NSW, stretching between Rockhampton, Mount Isa, the Gulf, Cape York and Papua New Guinea.

Visiting Hours

8am-8pm

Surgical Ward 3 is predominantly a neurosurgical unit and a low-stimuli area. For the well being of our patients, please keep the number of visitors to a minimum at all times.

Contact Us

 Location: Surgical Ward 3 is located on the second floor at
The Townsville Hospital,  100 Angus Smith Drive, Douglas QLD 4814
Postal Address IMB 78, PO Box 670, Townsville QLD 4810
Phone + 61 7 4433 2250   
Facsimile + 61 7 4433 2251
Last updated: 21 November 2012