Richmond Health Service
The Richmond Health Service is an acute facility that provides an accident and emergency service, a general medical/surgical ward, long-stay elder care and daily outpatient session.
What care is provided?
- Emergency department
- General medical
- Aged care
- Daily outpatients
Visiting services including allied health
- Paediatrics (Children health)
- Optometry (Eye health)
- School oral health
- Podiatry (Foot health)
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
Community health services
- Community nurse
- Visiting school-based youth health nurse
- ATODS (Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs)
- Community mental health and social workers through their outreach services
- Various well-women's clinics staffed by a doctor or nurse
- Sexual Health
- RFDS dental
Where possible, the Richmond 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.
Street parking is available.
In an emergency you should always call 000.
For non-urgent health advice call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84)
Gallagher Drive Richmond QLD 4822
PO Box 24
Richmond QLD 4822
Ph: (07) 4741 6100
Fax: +61 7 4741 3332
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.
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.