Overview


The Muttaburra Primary Health Centre is a nurse-led emergency care and primary health service. The clinic hosts a weekly medical clinic and regular visits from allied health and mental health professionals. There are 329 people living in Muttaburra area. The centre is located 127 kilometres from Longreach Hospital via partially unsealed road, thus are serviced mainly by Barcaldine Hospital and Multipurpose Health Service.

  • Muttaburra provides nurse-led clinic facilities (Monday to Friday), ambulance services and 24-hours a day, seven days a week emergency on-call services.
  • The community of Muttaburra has access to a doctor visiting for one day per week (doctors on a rotating roster).
  • Visiting allied health services are provided by the North and West Remote Health based in Longreach and the Central West Hospital and Health Service (HHS). North & West Remote Health services provided include physiotherapy, podiatry, dietetics, occupational therapy, a continence advisor 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 & immunisation, Indigenous health, RFDS Social & Wellbeing service and Alcohol Tobacco & other drugs (ATODS).
  • Telehealth Services are available for linking with other facilities via video-conference for patients.
  • Allied health services from NWRH provide a monthly physiotherapist, dietician and podiatrist visit.

Address

Physical Address: Edkins Street MUTTABURRA QLD 4732.
Postal Address: PO Box 11 MUTTABURRA QLD 4732

Phone

+61 7 4658 7500

Fax

+61 7 4658 7599

E-Mail

MuttaburraPHC@health.qld.gov.au

Office Hours

8:30am – 12:00pm
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Distance to Main Referring Hospitals


  • Longreach Hospital 120km
  • Aramac Hospital 85km

Primary Health Services


  • Remote Area Nursing Service
  • QAS Ambulance response provided by Qld Health Employee Operator
  • X-ray Service (Licenced operator), Pathology specimen collection
  • Primary Health Education
  • Counseling
  • Visiting Medical Clinic
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Immunisation clinic

Visiting Health Services


  • Womens Health Nurse
  • Dietician
  • Diabetic Nurse/Educator
  • RFDS Mental Health team
  • Child Health (Immunisation)
  • Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs (ATODS)
  • Adult Mental Health
  • Speech Therapist
  • Social Worker
  • Continence Advisor
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Podiatrist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Child & Youth Mental Health
Last Updated: Mar 1, 2016 @ 2:40 pm