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Travel assistance

Travel assistance

Service changes due to COVID-19
 

If you live in rural or remote areas, and must travel more than 50km from your local public hospital for specialist medical services that are not available locally, you may be eligible for the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme (PTSS).

This can include assistance with travel and accommodation costs for you and a family member or carer.

Patient Travel Offices are in the following locations:

  

Bundaberg Hospital

Margaret Rose Centre
Operating Hours: 8:30am - 4pm Monday to Friday
For inquiries:
4150 2176 (During business hours)
4150 2222 (After hours)
  

Hervey Bay Hospital

Main reception area
Operating Hours: 9am - 4pm Monday to Friday
For inquiries:
4325 6607 (During business hours)
4325 6666 (After hours)
  

Maryborough Hospital

Main reception area
Operating Hours: 9am - 1pm Monday to Friday
For inquiries:
4122 8301 (After hours)
  

For more information about the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme, go to
www.qld.gov.au/health/services/travel/subsidies

Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service

Last updated: 1 April 2020