Hughenden Multipurpose Health Service

Townsville Hospital and Health Service

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About Us

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.


  • Emergency department
  • General inpatient
  • Aged care

Visiting services (including allied health):

  • A female GP
  • Paediatrician (children’s health)
  • Physiotherapy
  • Sexual health and wellbeing
  • Child development service outreach
  • Optometrist
  • Psychological therapy
  • Well-women's clinics
  • Dental clinic
  • School oral health
  • Dietetics
  • Podiatry (foot health)
  • Physiologist
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Psychologist
  • Diabetes educator
  • ATODS (alcohol, tobacco and other drugs)

Community Health:

  • 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.

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Quick Facts About The Region

Hughenden Multipurpose Health Service is located in the suburb of Hughenden, the council of Flinders, the state electorate of Traeger and the federal electorate of Kennedy.