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Cairns Integrated Palliative Care Service


Inpatient symptom management, respite and end of life care in 12 bed unit Gordonvale Hospital, Gordonvale.

Outpatient and inpatient specialist physician consultation, Cairns Hospital.

Community Palliative Care Service based at Gordonvale Hospital provides in home specialist nursing, medical and social work support. Includes equipment, in home respite, domestic support, 24 hour phone support.



GriefLink is an information resource for the bereaved and grieving, their carers, friends and colleagues and for health and welfare workers. It provides information on grief, coping with grief, helping with the bereaved, finding support and grief topics.

Produced by: GriefLink

Compassionate Friends Queensland


Compassionate Friends is an international self-help support organisation for bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents grieving the loss of child. They offer friendship and understanding by reaching out to bereaved parents, to the surviving siblings and other family members to support them in the grief and trauma which follows the death of a child, through a range of support services and resources.

Cardiovascular health


Indigenous HeartInfoNet web resource - for people working, studying or interested in the cardiovascular health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Aims to provide quality information and resources about how to prevent and manage cardiovascular disease (CVD) among Indigenous peoples.

Produced by: HealthInfoNet

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My Aged Care


My Aged Care website and phone line is an Australian Government service.

Here you can source information on aged care, whether for yourself, a family member, a friend or someone you're caring for.

The phone line is open from 8.00am to 8.00pm on weekdays and from 10.00am to 2.00pm on Saturdays.

Kidney Health Information Service


Kidney Health Information Service is a not for profit organisation whose focus is to improve kidney health outcomes. This aims to lead to substantial improvements to the quality of life for people with kidney and urinary tract diseases, their families and carers, as well as developing initiatives that reduce the incidence of kidney disease in the Australian community.

Parkinson’s Queensland


Parkinson's Queensland provides access to comprehensive and relevant services, encouraging independence and improved quality life for patients with Parkinson's disease. They provide a library of resources, information for patients and carers and support groups are available.

Leukaemia Foundation


Leukaemia Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of patients with all types of blood cancers, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma. The foundation provides a range of services including accommodation, counselling and emotional support, practical and financial assistance, and resources and information.

Cancer Council Queensland


Cancer Council Queensland provides the following services for Queenslanders affected by cancer. Contact them directly to check suitability and to arrange referral.
- Volunteer Shuttle Bus between Airport, Roma St Station and accommodation/treatment facilities in Brisbane
- Shuttle bus between Airport, Lodge and treatment facilities in Townsville
- Cancer related information/resources
- Cancer Counseling Service, including Nurse Counselor Service and Living Mindfully Groups
- Peer support including Carer Connect, information about support groups
- ProBono Financial and Legal services



Redkite an Australian cancer charity providing essential support to children and young people (0-24 years) with cancer, and their families and support networks. Services include information and counselling (phone and email), financial assistance, education and career support and bereavement support.

QHealth: 13HEALTH


13HEALTH is a phone line service for all Queenslanders to help take the worry out of health concerns.

It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for the cost of a local call. Qualified staff will provide advice on who to talk to and how quickly it should be done.