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Hervey Bay Hospital

Information on WBHHS services and COVID-19 testing

Hervey Bay Hospital

Visiting hours

11am – 8pm.
11am – 1pm, 2.30pm – 8pm.
Intensive Care Unit
11am  – 8pm. (Restricted to 2 visitors at a time)

Bed numbers

209 beds.



Free onsite car parking is available for patients and visitors (access off Nissen St), as well as further free public car parking outside St Stephen’s Private Hospital.

Patients and visitors to the Oral Health and Cancer Care Centre, in Medical Pl, have access to a free public car park directly outside the facility.

Short-term patient pick-up and drop-off is available outside the main hospital entrance, off Nissen St.


Public transport

A public bus stop is located on Nissen St, near the hospital driveway entrance.

There are taxi phones located in Medical Imaging, the Pharmacy waiting room, and the Fast-Track and Emergency waiting rooms in the Emergency Department building.

For bus timetable information, go to Wide Bay Transit’s website.


General services

  • 24-hour Emergency Department
  • Acute inpatient services
  • Outpatient services
  • Medical Imaging
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacy

Specialist services

Hervey Bay Hospital provides public access to the following specialist services, either directly or through private partnerships. A referral may be required from your treating health professional before an appointment can be made.

  • Breast screening
  • Cancer Care
  • Cataract surgery
  • General and Colorectal surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Gastroenterology
  • Paediatric ear, nose and throat surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Intensive Care / Coronary Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Obstetrics
  • Orthopaedics
  • Palliative Care
  • Paediatrics
  • Prison Health
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Renal services (including Dialysis)
  • Specialist Outpatients
  • Stomal therapy
  • Urology
  • Wound Management

Community and Allied Health services

Community Health Services
Allied Health Services
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services
  • Child, Maternity and Family Health Services
  • Community Hospital Interface Program  (CHIP)
  • Diabetes education
  • Hospital in the Home
  • Oral health, including school-based program
  • Public Health Unit
  • Sexual health clinic
  • Transition Care Program
  • Mobile Women's Health Service
  • Dietetics
  • Genetic counselling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry (high-risk foot clinic)
  • Psychology
  • Social work
  • Speech pathology
Mental Health Services
  • Adult Community Mental Health services
  • Adult Acute Inpatient Unit
    (serving Fraser Coast)
  • Child and Youth Mental Health services
  • Adult Step Up Step Down facility
    (short-stay residential unit serving Wide Bay)
  • Adult Community Care Unit
    (longer-stay residential unit serving Wide Bay)
  • Alcohol and Other Drugs Service
    (Including Needle Syringe Program, Opiate Treatment Service and Drug Diversion Program)
  • Mental Health Hospital in the Home

For more information about our Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs services, please go to our Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs Service page.


No Smoking

Please note all our facilities are non-smoking, including inside our premises, on our grounds and within 5m of our perimeter.


COVID-19 Information Hub

Contact Information


Cnr Nissen St and Urraween Rd
Pialba QLD 4655


PO Box 592, Hervey Bay QLD 4655


07 4325 6666


07 4325 6794



Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service

Last updated: 25 January 2023