Hughenden Multipurpose Health Service
The Hughenden Multipurpose Health Service is an acute facility with 24-hour emergency and general medical care, with six long-stay nursing home-type beds.
What care is provided?
- Emergency department
- General inpatient
- Aged care
Visiting services (including allied health)
- A female GP
- Paediatrician (children’s health)
- Sexual health and wellbeing
- Child development service outreach
- Psychological therapy
- Well-women's clinics
- Dental clinic
- School oral health
- Podiatry (foot health)
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- Diabetes educator
- ATODS (alcohol, tobacco and other drugs)
- An Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health worker
- Community nurse
- School-based youth health nurse
- Community mental health
Where possible, the Hughenden Health Service offers telehealth appointments for all specialties available at Townsville University Hospital. The team also provides a telehealth oncology service supervised by Townsville University Hospital oncology service for patients requiring chemotherapy.
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.
Street parking is available.
In an emergency you should always call 000.
For non-urgent health advice call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84)
Richmond Hill Drive Hughenden QLD 4821
PO Box 228
Ph: +61 7 4741 2800
Fax: +61 7 4741 1617
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.