Overview


Winton Hospital and Multipurpose Health Service and co-located general medical practice offer a range of emergency, inpatient, primary and allied health services and include a six bed residential care unit. There are 1388 people living in hospital’s catchment area. The facility is located 179 kilometres from the Longreach Hospital and 599 kilometres from Townsville Base Hospital. Winton is the home of Waltzing Matilda and the birthplace of QANTAS.

  • Winton Multipurpose Health Services received a new Director of Nursing in January 2015.
  • The MPHS hosted visits from the Indigenous cardiac outreach team in February 2015 and Indigenous respiratory outreach team in April 2015.
  • The MPHS celebrated a resident’s 103rd Birthday in March 2015.
  • Winton provides accident and emergency care, and general inpatient hospital care. It also provides multipurpose health services.
  • Some visiting allied health and community services include dental, dietetics, physiotherapy, podiatry, occupational therapy, speech pathology, social work, community health, diversional therapy, women’s health, child health, mental health, and a diabetic educator (provided by the Medicare Local).
  • Winton can provide financial assistance through the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme to eligible patients who need to travel away to other health services for procedures and tests not available locally.
  • Home and Community Care services are available for eligible clients. This service is delivered by the Winton Shire Council.
  • Winton’s Emergency Department installed an information system to manage and report hospital performance. This data is available at www.health.qld.gov.au/hospitalperformance
  • Telehealth services are available for linking with other facilities via video-conference for patients.

Address

Physical Address: Bloomfield Street WINTON QLD 4735.
Postal Address: PO Box 295 WINTON QLD 4735

Phone

+61 7 4657 2700

Fax

+61 7 4657 2799

Office Hours

8am – 5pm

Distance to Main Referring Hospitals


  • Rockhampton Hospital 878km
  • The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital 980km
  • The Townsville Hospital 610km

Hospital Services


  • General Hospital Care
  • Accident & Emergency
  • Medical Clinic services
  • Multipurpose Health Care
Last Updated: Mar 1, 2016 @ 3:14 pm