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Surgical Wards Townsville Hospital

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 except ENT, audiology and Eye clinic which are now on the first floor.

Surgical Ward 1 (Orthopaedics)

About

Surgical Ward 1 is a 30-bed in-patient facility providing first-class orthopaedic 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.

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 and 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 and Plastics)

About

Surgical Ward 3 is a 28-bed surgical unit specialising in Neurosurgery, ENT, Faciomaxillary and Plastics.  The unit manages multi-trauma patients as well as routine procedures. It is the only tertiary referral neurosurgery unit outside of Brisbane and 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.

The unit has a high acuity bay and a falls observation bay, for the well-being of our patients in these areas, please keep the number of visitors to two at time. The unit also provides high level care for inpatients requiring ENT, Faciomaxillary and Plastic Surgery.

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: 27 September 2018