Overview


The Jundah Primary Health Centre is a nurse-led emergency care and primary health service. There are an estimated 100 people living in the Jundah health service area with 365 in the Barcoo Shire. The centre is located 217 kilometres by sealed road from Longreach Hospital.

  • Jundah provides nurse-led clinic facilities (Monday to Friday), ambulance services and 24-hours a day, seven days a week emergency on-call services.
  • Visiting general practitioner services are provided by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) 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.
  • Visiting community health services include chronic disease, women’s health, mental health, child health, Indigenous health, RFDS, wellbeing, and alcohol tobacco and other drugs.
  • Visiting specialist services include RFDS, a women’s health doctor and a cardiologist team.
  • The introduction of two Directors’ of Nursing in July 2015 will increase continuity of care with a primary healthcare focus.
  • Telehealth Services are available for linking with other facilities via video-conferencefor patients.
  • Works were completed to paths and a new cover installed at the bottom of the ramp to enable safer patient transfer to and from the ambulance, protection from the elements and access to the morgue.

Address

Physical Address: 1 Hospital Road, Jundah QLD 4736
Postal Address: PO Box 28, Jundah QLD 4736

Phone

+61 7 4658 6500

Fax

+61 7 4658 6599

E-Mail

JundahPHC@health.qld.gov.au

Office Hours

9:00am – 12:00pm
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Distance to Main Referring Hospitals


  • Longreach Hospital 217km.

Services


  • Remote Are Nursing Service
  • QAS Ambulance response provided by Qld Health Employee
  • Operator X-ray Service
  • Pathology specimen collection
  • Primary Health Education
  • Counselling
  • RFDS Medical Clinic held every two weeks
  • Child Health and Immunisation also with this service
  • Visiting Well Womens Clinic(Four times a year)
  • Dentist (Twice a year)
  • Dietician
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatrist
  • Psychologist. (visit every 3 weeks)
Last Updated: Mar 1, 2016 @ 2:37 pm