Useful contacts & Other Links

There is a large range of services available to people affected by inherited bleeding disorders in Queensland. These are provided from other agencies and organisations. Our state is vast and the health and welfare system is very complex and changes occur often, so we are building a list of contacts that may be of use to you.

Please check back from time to time as new information will be added as we become aware of services and programs of interested to members. Don’t forget to let us know if you know of a useful service not listed here.

For the state haemophilia centres at Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital (RBWH) and Lady Cilento Children's Hospital (LCCH),  please see the treatments services page.

Regional Hospitals & Community Health Centres
For hospital services and information about physiotherapy, podiatry, dietetics, occupational therapy and other health related services you can contact the following regional centres:

Bundaberg Hospital
Bourbong Street, Bundaberg QLD 4670
Phone: 07 4150 2222
http://www.health.qld.gov.au/widebay/facility-bundaberg.asp
The hospital provides health services, including emergency care, general medicine and surgery, allied and community health, mental health and oral health.

Cairns Hospital (and Cairns North Community Health)
165 The Esplande, Cairns Qld 4870
Phone: 07 4226 0000
Cairns Hospital is Australia’s first large-scale regional Digital Hospital, leading the way in health care information and technology.  We’re connecting patients, clinicians and health services through fully integrated digital healthcare.

Gladstone Community Health Service
Park Street, Gladstone QLD 4680
Phone: +61 7 4976 3200
www.health.qld.gov.au/cq/
The Gladstone Hospital provides 24 hour access to the Emergency Department, two operating theatres and a minor procedure room. Gladstone Hospital also provides health programs that extend into the community, including Hospital in the Home.

Gold Coast University Hospital
1 Hospital Boulevard
Southport Qld 4215
Phone: 1300 744 284 or 07 5687 0000
www.goldcoast.health.qld.gov.au
The Gold Coast University Hospital opened in 2013. Key features of the hospital include seven main buildings with improved privacy and patient safety with over 70 per cent being single rooms, state-of-the-art facilities to train healthcare workers, on-site research facilities. Children services have been expanded, including a dedicated treatment area for in the emergency department, critical care service in the intensive care unit, new children's inpatient unit with indoor and outdoor play areas, and a school room.


Mackay Base Hospital
475 Bridge Road, Mackay  Qld  4740
Phone: +61 7 4885 6000
http://www.mackay.health.qld.gov.au/
Mackay Base Hospital was redeveloped in late 2014 to include a new emergency department, outpatients department, delivery suites and special care nursery, intensive care unit and coronary care unit, day surgery and operating theatre suite, inpatient surgical and medical wards, renal support services, dental, allied health and mental health facilities.

Nambour Hospital
Hospital Road, Nambour Qld 4560
Phone: +61 7 5470 6600
https://www.health.qld.gov.au/sunshinecoast/
Nambour General Hospital is the major referral hospital within the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service. The Nambour General Hospital's Emergency Department provides services to more than 45,000 patients per year.

Rockhampton Hospital
Canning Street, Rockhampton QLD 4700
Phone: +61 7 4920 6211
www.health.qld.gov.au/cq/
The Rockhampton Hospital is the main referral centre for Central Queensland and is building on its services to the region.

The Townsville Hospital
100 Angus Smith Drive, Douglas, QLD, 4817
Phone: +61 7 4433 1111
https://www.health.qld.gov.au/townsville/Facilities/townsville-hospital.asp
The Townsville Hospital (TTH) is a tertiary referral hospital that treats patients from across North Queensland.  It is also the major teaching hospital for James Cook University's schools of medicine and provides the very latest in care services to the community.

Toowoomba Health Service
Pechey Stree, Toowoomba Qld 4350
Phone: +61 7 4616 6000

Advocates
The Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland (ADCQ)
Offices in Brisbane, Rockhampton, Townsville and Cairns
General Enquiries 1300 130 670

Office of the Public Advocate & Guardianship Board
Email: public.advocate@justice.qld.gov.au
Phone: (07) 3224 7424

Ethno-Specific Agencies
Ethnic Community’s Council Queensland Office (07) 3844 9166
Multicultural Development Association (MDA) Phone: (07) 3337 5428

Other Numbers
Centrelink (Social Security) 13 23 00
Seniors Card 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme. Contact your local Queensland hospital or health service or call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84).
Brisbane Dental Hospital Phone: (07) 3240 1444

Other Useful Links…

National Relay Service
Voice: 1800 555 660 freecall
TTY: 1800 555 630 freecall