Ingham Health Service
The Ingham Health Service is a 28-bed inpatient facility with emergency and general surgical services.
What care is provided?
- Emergency department
- General inpatient
- General surgical
- Cardiac rehabilitation
- Obstetric and caseload midwifery care
- Occupational therapist
- Social worker
- Speech pathologist
- Surgeons and gastroenterologists
- Private and public gastroenterologists
- Visiting community health services
- Child development service
- Chronic kidney disease
- Hearing Australia (private)
- Mental health - Adult psychiatrists, Child and youth psychiatrist
- Sexual assault counselor (private)
- Well-Women’s clinic
- Visiting specialists
- Cardiologist (heart)
- Orthopaedic surgeon (surgical treatment of bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles, and fractures)
- Respiratory physician (lungs)
- Paediatrics (children)
- Child health
- Well-women's clinics
- Oral Health including school dental van
- Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders Health
- Community mental health
- Pathology-sample collection
- Referral to local and state-wide services such as HACC and welfare agencies
- Home Safety Assessment
- Alcohol and other drugs service (ATODS)
Where possible, the Ingham 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)
McIlwraith Street Ingham Qld 4850
PO Box 367
Ingham QLD 4850
Ph: + 61 7 4720 3000
Fax: +61 7 4720 3001
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.