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Mater Private


The largest of Mater Health Service’s private facilities, Mater Private Hospital Brisbane is a flagship for the level of care and customer service the organisation strives to provide.

The facility is built on a foundation of clinical excellence and a commitment to safe, compassionate care that is quality focused, technologically advanced, and customised to patients’ needs and lifestyle.

With a total of 323 patient beds, 10 operating theatres and a 24 hour private emergency service, Mater Private Hospital Brisbane is an outstanding healthcare provider. The hospital offers over 35 clinical services in addition to a range of supporting non-clinical services for patients and visitors.

Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital


Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH) Specialist Palliative and Supportive Care Service aims to improve the quality of life for patients with a non curable or life-limiting illness. We aim to reduce suffering through early identification, assessment and treatment of physical symptoms including pain. RBWH provides support that ensures the patient and their family’s psychological, spiritual, social and cultural needs are met.

RBWH services:

The RBWH dedicated team of medical, nursing and administration staff work closely with your healthcare team to provide you the best individualised care. Our aim is to make sure your goals of care are understood and respected.

They offer:

Specialist consultation/liaison service
Outpatient clinic
Inpatient pain and symptom assessment, management and advice
Inpatient psychosocial and spiritual support and appropriate referral
Support for advance care planning
Liaison and support to GPs and domiciliary nurses in the community
Referral to local palliative care services including inpatient units and community services
Education programs.

How to access this service:

The Palliative and Supportive Care Service is a consultation liaison service with a limited outpatient service. This service accepts internal referrals from treating teams. GPs may contact the service directly if their patient is having treatment at RBWH.

Canossa Private Hospital – Palliative Care


Canossa Private Hospital is a modern surgical and medical facility operated by the Canossian Sisters. The hospital is located in Oxley in the Western Suburbs of Brisbane, approximately 20 minutes from the CBD.

The hospital is a not-for-profit organisation and caring for patient’s needs is our first priority. Our approach to health care is reflected in our mission, and patients are cared for compassionately and holistically.

The hospital currently has 67 private inpatient beds each with picturesque views of the surrounding Brisbane Valley.
Specialty services provided include:
Palliative Care

Toowoomba Hospital Palliative Care


Palliative care at Toowoomba Hospital is provided in a 24 bed unit. There are also community outreach services available.

Other support services available include social workers, physio, dietitian, occupational therapist and equipment for hire.

A referral from a doctor is necessary to access this service.

Innisfail Hospital


Innisfail Hospital is a QLD Health 49 bed facility that offers palliative care services.
They also offer allied health facilities including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work, radiography, pharmacy and speech pathology.

Gympie Private Hospital


Gympie Private Hospital provides palliative care beds in a medical ward focusing on pain and symptom control.