Charters Towers Health Service
The Charters Towers Health Service is a 23-bed facility located in Charters Towers, Queensland. The facility offers a variety of services to the community including accident and emergency care, general in-patient medical, surgical and paediatric services.
What care is provided?
- Emergency service
- General inpatient - adult and children
- Telehealth for specialist services
- Medical imaging (x-ray only)
- Dietetics (visiting)
- Occupational therapy
- Speech pathology
- Social work
- Paediatric (children) services
- Respiratory physician (lungs)
- Child Development Service (CDS)
- Chronic kidney disease service
- Hearing Australia
- Mobile BreastScreen Queensland
Oral health including school dental van
School-based youth health nurse
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
Home and Community Care – home help
A midwifery group practice providing continuity of individualised antenatal and post-natal care by a known midwife to the women of the Charters Towers region
Where possible, the Charters Towers 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 onsite parking is available
In an emergency you should always call 000.
For non-urgent health advice call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84)
137 - 139 Gill Street Charters Towers QLD 4820
PO Box 63
Ph: +61 7 4787 0333
Fax: +61 7 4787 3255
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.