Surat Multi-purpose Health Service (MPHS) is located in the South West Hospital and Health Service (SWHHS). It is located approximately 443 kilometres west of Brisbane and 78 kilometres from Roma in the Maranoa planning region.

Distance to main referring Hospitals

Roma Hospital
Toowoomba Base Hospital
Princess Alexandra Hospital


  • Accident & Emergency
  • General ward
  • Outpatients
  • X-ray
  • Pharmacy (hospital use only)
  • Wound management
  • Flexible care places for long-term care
  • Telehealth
  • General Medical practice
  • Palliative care
  • Community nurse

Visiting Specialist and Outreach

  • Physiotherapy
  • Recreational officer
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Social work
  • Podiatry
  • Dietetics and nutrition
  • Diabetes education
  • Early intervention parenting program
  • Mental health
  • Immunisation clinics
  • Child health
  • 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

Surat MPHS has:

available aged care beds
available beds/bed alternatives

General Practitioners

The Surat Medical Practice provides locum GP on a two week rotation. The practice has the ability to employ a medical superintendent with the right to private practice, however has been unable to fill the position for the last two years.

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 Maranoa (which includes Roma) planning region was 13,862 people. As at 2011, the town of Surat has an approximate population of 426.

The estimated Indigenous population of the Maranoa planning region was 1190 persons or 8.6 per cent of the Maranoa population.


2 Ivan St,
Surat QLD 4417

PO Box 2,
Surat, QLD, 4417


+61 7 4626 5166


+61 7 4626 5177

Office Hours

0800 – 1630