Overview


The Isisford Primary Health Centre is a nurse-led emergency care and primary health service. There are 262 people living in the Isisford service catchment area. The centre is located 117 kilometres by sealed road from Longreach Hospital.

  • Isisford provides nurse-led clinic facilities (Monday to Friday), ambulance services and 24-hours a day, seven days a week emergency on-call services.
  • The delivery of visiting medical services at Isisford has been transferred from the Blackall Hospital to the Longreach Hospital to provide the Isisford community with all-year access, patient referral and ambulance support.
  • Visiting general practitioner services are provided by the Longreach Medical Practice every Wednesday.
  • Visiting allied health services are provided by the Central and North Queensland Medicare Local based in Longreach, and the Central West Hospital and Health Service (HHS). Medical Local services provided include physiotherapy, podiatry, a dietician and a diabetic educator. Services provided by Central West HHS include occupational therapy, social work, dental and speech pathology.
  • Telehealth Services are available for linking with other facilities via video-conference for patients.
  • Visiting specialist services include RFDS, a women’s health doctor and a cardiologist team.

Address

Physical Address: St Helena Street Isisford QLD 4731.
Postal Address: PO Box 13 ISISFORD QLD 4731

Phone

+61 7 4658 8500

Fax

+61 7 4658 8599

E-Mail

IsisfordPHC@health.qld.gov.au

Office Hours

9:00am – 12:00pm
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Distance to Main Referring Hospitals


  • Longreach Hospital 130km
  • Blackall Hospital 100km

Hospital Services


  • Remote Area Nursing Service
  • QAS Ambulance response provided by Qld Health Employee Operator
  • Pathology specimen collection
  • Primary Health Education
  • Counselling
  • Visiting Medical Clinic held one day per week
  • Womens Health Nurse
  • Dietician
  • Diabetic Nurse
  • RFDS Mental Health Team
  • Child Health

Visiting Specialist Services


  • Dental Services (The Queensland Dental Van visits yearly)
Last Updated: Mar 1, 2016 @ 2:34 pm