Overview


The Windorah Primary Health Centre is a nurse-led emergency care and primary health service. There are an estimated 158 people living in the Windorah service catchment area and tens of thousands of visiting tourists each year. The centre is located 313 kilometres by sealed road from Longreach Hospital.

  • The clinic continues to provide emergency response and support for primary healthcare.
  • The introduction of two Directors of Nursing in July 2015 will increase the continuity of care with a primary healthcare focus.
  • Windorah 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) fortnightly on Tuesdays.
  • 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 and West Remote Health services provided include physiotherapy, podiatry, a dietician, occupational therapy 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.

Address

Physical Address: 15 Victoria Street WINDORAH QLD 4481.
Postal Address: 15 Victoria Street WINDORAH QLD 4481

Phone

+61 7 4656 6100

Fax

+61 7 4656 6199

E-Mail

windorah.primaryhealthcentre@health.qld.gov.au

Office Hours

Monday – Friday (excluding public holidays)

8:00am – 12:00pm
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Distance to Main Referring Hospitals


  • Longreach Hospital 313km

Services


  • Remote Area Nursing Service
  • Ambulance staffed by Queensland Health Registered Nurses
  • Pathology specimen collection
  • Indigenous Cardiac Outreach Program (Twice per year)
  • Wound dressing clinic
  • Immunisation clinic
  • Telehealth
  • Dietician
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatrist
  • Psychologist (Telehealth)
  • Primary Health Education Counselling RFDS Medical Clinic held every two weeks
  • Child Health (RFDS) (Every 2-weeks)
Last Updated: Mar 18, 2016 @ 2:04 pm