Hospitals

The capital for health services

Rockhampton Hospital is the main referral centre for Central Queensland, offering a range of services, including a 24-hour Emergency Department and oncology services.

Rockhampton Hospital is further supported by two private hospitals; Mater Misericordiae Hospital Rockhampton and Hillcrest Rockhampton Private Hospital. They offer specialised medical services including general and reconstructive surgery, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, urology, gynaecology, IVF, general medicine and mental health.

Rockhampton Hospital 

The Rockhampton Hospital is the main referral centre for Central Queensland. The hospital offers a 24-hour Emergency Department, a general Outpatient Department for non-urgent conditions, an acute care ward for inpatient services and Palliative Care, Chemotherapy, Rehabilitation, Renal, Coronary Care and Intensive Care services.

The hospital houses general medical and surgical units for day surgery and general surgery services and offers Maternity and paediatric services including antenatal with Radiology services including X-rays, CT Scans, Ultrasounds, MRI’s and Interventional Radiology (IR).

Recent additions include construction of a 7-storey ward block, with three of the stories housing cancer care services. The Cancer Service provides the platform to further strengthen the hospital’s capacity in terms of colorectal surgery, breast surgery, urology (prostate cancer service, chest service and dermatology service, building on a solid platform of medical oncology, clinical haematology and radiation oncology).

A low-cost 3-storey carpark adjoins the hospital, ensuring quick and easy access when you need it.

Mater Misericordiae Hospital 

As the premier healthcare provider in Rockhampton, the Mater embodies the values of the Sisters of Mercy and has been accredited with The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards since 1988. The hospital has 140 beds and offers a complex list of services from general surgery to reconstructive and plastic surgery. The Mater also offers non-critical emergency care from 7am-11pm.

Hillcrest Private Hospital 

Offering a 66-bed medical, surgical and mental health hospital, with a holistic approach to health care, Hillcrest Private Hospital Rockhampton specialises in orthopaedics, ophthalmology, general surgery, urology, gynaecology, IVF, general medicine and mental health.