Overview


Barcaldine Hospital and Multipurpose Health Service and co-located general medical practice offers a range of emergency, inpatient, primary and allied health services, a dental hub, six bed residential aged care and community care services. There are 3286 people living in hospital’s catchment area. The facility is located 106 kilometres from the Longreach Hospital and 568 kilometres from Rockhampton Base Hospital.

  • Barcaldine is a hospital which provides accident and emergency care, and general inpatient hospital care. It also provides multipurpose health services.
  • Visiting allied health and community services include dental, dietetics, physiotherapy, podiatry, occupational therapy, speech pathology, social work, community health, diversional therapy, women’s health and a diabetic educator (provided by Medicare Local).
  • Visiting specialist services include dermatologist, physician, flying obstetrics and gynaecologist, ophthalmologist, paediatrician, optometrist and psychiatrist.
  • Recently, the health board welcomed the government’s announcement of $1.9 million to build a new dental clinic.
  • Barcaldine can provide financial assistance through the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme to eligible patients who need to travel away to other health services for procedures and tests not available locally.
  • Home and Community Care (HACC) services are available for eligible clients. This service is managed by the Barcaldine HACC.
  • A priority capital works proposal is under assessment to re-locate and expand the dental clinic at Barcaldine and to improve patient flow through the hospital.
  • Telehealth services are available for linking with other facilities via video-conference for patients.

Address

Physical Address: Oak Street BARCALDINE QLD 4725.
Postal Address: PO Box 190 BARCALDINE QLD 4725

Phone

+61 7 4650 4000

Fax

+61 7 4650 4099

Office Hours

8am – 5pm

Distance to Main Referring Hospitals


  • Longreach Hospital 106km
  • Rockhampton Hospital 568km

Hospital Services


  • Accident & Emergency
  • General Hospital Care
  • Medical Clinic Services
  • Multipurpose Health Services
  • Dental Services (Visiting)

Visiting Allied Health Services


  • Physiotherapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Social Worker

Visiting Specialist Services


  • Gastroenterology
  • Flying Surgeon (Consult only)
  • Dermatologist
  • Physician
  • Flying Obstetrics and Gynaecologist
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Paediatrician
  • RFDS Women’s Health Doctor
  • Optometrist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychologist

Community Health


  • Community Health Nurse
  • HACC services
  • Diversional Therapy
  • Diabetic Educator (visiting service) Well Women’s Nurse
  • ACAT Team
  • Child Health
  • Mental Health Team
  • Breast Cancer Nurse
  • Indigenous Health Team
  • RFDS Wellbeing Team
  • ATODS
Last Updated: Mar 1, 2016 @ 2:45 pm