The Cunnamulla Multi-Purpose Health Service is located in the South West Hospital and Health Service (SWHHS). It is located in the regional town of Cunnamulla and is approximately 800 kilometres west of Brisbane in the Far South West planning region.
The number of available beds/bed alternatives at Cunnamulla Hospital is 20.
There are two (2) general practitioners (GP) who are responsible for care of inpatients and outpatients of the Hospital, with the majority of their time spent at the Primary Health Clinic (PHC), located off site in the CBD of town. .
The PHC is a collaboration of the hospital and health service’s GP Clinic and the Cunnamulla Aboriginal Corporation for Health (CACH), and provides a variety of primary health care services to the wider community.
The primary catchment for South West consists of the planning regions :
- Far South West
In 2014, the estimated resident population for the catchment of Far South West planning region was 3269 people. The town of Cunnamulla has an approximate population of 1500.
The estimated Indigenous population of the Far South West planning region was 856 persons or 26 per cent of the Far South West population.