Cunnamulla Hospital

Cunnamulla Hospital2018-04-03T01:12:29+00:00

Overview

The Cunnamulla Hospital 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.

Distance to main referring Hospitals

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Charleville Hospital
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Toowoomba Base Hospital
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Princess Alexandra Hospital

Services

Hospital

  • Accident & Emergency
  • General ward
  • Outpatients
  • X-ray
  • Pharmacy (hospital use only)
  • Wound management
  • General Medical Practice
  • Telehealth
  • Palliative care

Visiting Specialist

  • Flying Surgeon
  • Flying Obstetrician/Gynaecologist
  • Antenatal and postnatal services
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Optometrist

Community and Allied Health Services

  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Social work
  • Podiatry
  • Dietetics and nutrition
  • Dentistry
  • Diabetes education
  • Early intervention parenting program
  • Mental health
  • Immunisation clinics
  • Child health
  • Cardiac nurse
  • Women’s health
  • Aged care assessment
  • Drug and alcohol services
  • Indigenous health
  • Health promotion/prevention

Home and Community Care (HACC)

  • Frail aged
  • People with disabilities and carers

Bed Numbers

The number of available beds/bed alternatives at Cunnamulla Hospital is 20.

General Practitioners

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.

Catchment population

The primary catchment for South West consists of the planning regions :

  • Balonne
  • Murweh
  • Far South West
  • Maranoa

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.

Address

56 Wicks Street,
Cunnamulla, QLD, 4490

PO Box 78,
Cunnamulla, QLD, 4490

Phone

+61 7 4655 8100

Fax

+61 7 4655 8101