Overview


The Bedourie Primary Health Centre is a nurse-led emergency care and primary health service. There are an estimated 142 people living in the Bedourie service catchment area and tens of thousands of visiting tourists each year. The centre is located 705 kilometres by sealed and gravel road from Longreach Hospital.

  • Central West Health commenced operating the clinic on 1 July 2014 and welcomed new staff.
  • Recently, community based health promotions programs have been developed, including a Lighten Up program, drought resilience (clinic pamper day and kid’s corner at community football match) and a quit smoking campaign with a 33 per cent success rate.
  • Closing the Gap program is available for eligible Indigenous health clients.
  • Bedourie Clinic has recently received upgraded ICT equipment, as well as emergency trolleys and a vaccine fridge.
  • Support of fortnightly RFDS medical clinics, periodic visiting specialist and allied health clinics has been implemented, including the Indigenous respiratory outreach team.

Address

Physical Address: Kepler Street, Bedourie QLD 4829
Postal Address: Kepler Street, Bedourie QLD 4829

Phone

+61 7 4746 1226

Fax

+61 7 4746 1020

Office Hours

9:00am – 12:00pm
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Distance to Main Referring Hospitals


  • Mount Isa Hospital 499km

Services


  • 24 hour Accident & Emergency services.
  • Fortnightly RFDS (Royal Flying Doctor Service) medical clinics.
  • Regular visiting medical, community, allied and mental health services.
  • Indigenous respiratory outreach team.
  • Local nursing and primary healthcare.
Last Updated: May 20, 2016 @ 10:52 am