Ayr Health Service
The Ayr Health Service is a 28-bed facility located in the township of Ayr, in North Queensland. The Ayr Health Service offers general medical, surgical and obstetric services to Ayr, Home Hill and the broader Burdekin Shire.
What care is provided?
- Emergency department
- General acute medical care
- Surgical services
- Obstetric services
- Occupational therapy
- Medical imaging
- Oral health
- Speech therapy
- Social worker
- Pharmaceutical services
- Mental health service
- Paediatric (Child health)
- Chest physician
- Child, adolescent and family health service
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service
- School-based youth health
- Chronic diseases
- Mobile BreastScreen service
- Visiting well-women’s clinic
- Discharge liaison
Where possible, the Ayr Health Service offers telehealth appointments for all specialties available at Townsville University Hospital.
Patients may also be eligible for reimbursement of costs incurred when travelling to a different facility for care. You can find more information about the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme here.
Free on-site parking is available.
In an emergency you should always call 000.
For non-urgent health advice call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84)
2 Chippendale Street
Ayr, QLD 4807
PO Box 971
Townsville, QLD, 4807
Ph: (07) 4783 0855
All Townsville HHS facilities are smoke-free zones. The Queensland Government has banned smoking in all Queensland hospitals, healthcare and residential aged care facilities and from five metres beyond their boundaries.
Up to two visitors can see a patient in hospital at any one time, for any length of time, within visiting hours. More than two visitors continue to be allowed to provide end-of-life support to a patient. Visit with more than one other person if you are providing end-of-life support for a patient.
You cannot visit if you have been diagnosed with COVID-19, returned from overseas in the last 14 days, been asked to self-quarantine, had contact with a person with COVID-19 in the last 14 days, have a fever or a cough, runny nose, sore throat or breathing difficulties.
Some critical care areas may have specific restrictions, including limiting visitor numbers.
More information can be found here.