General Health Services

Mitchell Multi-Purpose Health Service

South West Health Service District

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About Us

A suite of allied health services regularly visits Mitchell, including alcohol and drugs, cancer case management, child development, a diabetes educator, a continence advisor, dietetics, mental health, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work, speech pathology and a women's health clinic.

Home and Community Care services are available for eligible clients in the community. This service is coordinated through Roma Community Health.

Mitchell has a regular community nurse program that starts at the bedside with discharge planning. The program is to assist in keeping local resident in their home. The service includes but is not restricted to: Regular blood pressure monitoring, dressings, injections and post-surgery follow-up upon returning home. The Community Nurse visits Mungallala to the west, Amby to the east and south to Dunkeld.

Telehealth facilities are available to connect patients with specialist clinical services in Brisbane and other regional areas via video-conference.

Mitchell can provide financial assistance with the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme to eligible patients who need to travel away to other health services for procedures and tests not available locally.

A midwife visits Mitchell every month to provide antenatal and postnatal services, including reviewing and supporting new and expectant mothers.

Quick Facts About The Region

Mitchell Multi-Purpose Health Service is located in the suburb of Mitchell, the council of Maranoa, the state electorate of Warrego and the federal electorate of Maranoa.