The Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour 7-day-a-week, nationwide service that provides telephone and online counselling to people 15 years and over who are suicidal, caring for someone who is suicidal, bereaved by suicide and health professionals supporting people affected by suicide.
On the LineMore
On the Line provides remote support services ranging from telephone helplines to call back services, video counselling, moderated forums and real-time online counselling. These remote modalities are proven to increase uptake and engagement, offering anonymity, immediacy and 24-hour availability.
Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour a day, 7 days a week phone crisis support and suicide prevention services.
Moranbah Hospital is a 12-bed facility that provides 24-hour acute and emergency care. Allied health services are provided, including speech pathology, physiotherapy and social work.
Dysart Hospital has a nine-bed acute ward and one high dependency/emergency room.
Proserpine Hospital has 33 beds offers specialists outpatients clinics, and 24-hour emergency care
Sarina Hospital is a 16-bed hospital that provides emergency care, outpatients, general sub-acute admissions, palliative care, and voluntary elective alcohol detoxification to the Sarina township and surrounding communities.
Palliative Care – Robina HospitalMore
Palliative Care aims to improve the quality of life for patients and their families facing the problems associated with life-limiting illness. This can be achieved through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification and treatment of pain and other problems, in the physical, psychological and spiritual domains.
All referrals to the consultation/liaison service, palliative care unit and community service within the HHS require completion of the referral form which must be signed by a named medical doctor.
The Tweed Hospital is a regional referral, level 5 base hospital within the Northern New South Wales who provide a range of accessible healthcare services to the public.
St Vincents Private HospitalMore
St Vincents Private Hospital have been caring for people living with an advanced progressive illness since 1957. They are all about optimising quality-of-life and at their very core concentrate on relieving symptoms, pain (both physical and spiritual) and distress with an emphasis on compassion, integrity and dignity.
They have a 30-bed inpatient unit, onsite outpatient and day assessment service, community specialist palliative care service, adolescent palliative care service, telehealth service supporting regional patients, patient and family support service, bereavement support service and an established research program.
This inpatient palliative care unit is part of the Metro South Palliative Care Service.
Redland Hospital is the major health centre for Redland City and Brisbane’s southern bayside suburbs
The Metro South Palliative Care Service (MSPCS) incorporates a community service to the geographical area encompassing:
Brisbane suburbs south of the river (excluding the suburbs surrounding St. Vincent's Hospital-Kangaroo Point)
Logan City and Beaudesert
Bayside suburbs of Redland City south of Cleveland (including the Bay Islands)
in-reach medical consultancy to Logan, Redland, Princess Alexandra and QEII hospitals within the Metro South geographical boundaries
inpatient public palliative care beds at Canossa Private Hospital, QEII, Logan, Beaudesert, Redland and Wynnum hospitals
in-reach consultancy palliative care service to Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF's) within Metro South Health.
Contact with the ward is via the Redland Hospital main switchboard.
Mater Adults HospitalMore
Mater Adults Hospital consists of a 126 bed facility that provides a wide range of adult surgical, medical and cancer services.
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 HospitalMore
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.
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.
Specialist consultation/liaison service
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
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 CareMore
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:
Ipswich Hospice is a seven-bed facility, providing end of life palliative care to terminally ill people, and support for their families in a caring home-like environment.
Ipswich Hospice Care is a registered charitable organisation and proudly community owned and managed. Services are provided within the Ipswich and West Moreton region in South East Queensland.
Toowoomba Hospital Palliative CareMore
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.
Toowoomba Hospice Association is a community based private healthcare facility which provides free palliative care to the terminally ill.
The Toowoomba Hospice facility has been designed to provide patients with a family friendly "home like" environment during the final phase of their life.
The Toowoomba Hospice nursing staff are dedicated to providing professional palliative care, in a loving, caring and supportive environment, to clients and their families.
Hospice care is provided to anyone with a life-limiting health condition, who their doctor believes to be in the end-stage of their illness, needing a level of care that cannot be safely provided at home, or if the client does not wish to die at home.
Clients may be referred to the Hospice by themselves, their families and friends, their GP, Community Service Providers and other hospitals. For more information about referring a client please contact our Director of Nursing.
Hopewell Hospice ServicesMore
Hopewell Hospice offers "Residential and Respite hospitality in a peaceful home-style environment for those who need compassionate palliative care and holistic symptom management."
Hopewell Hospice is a charitable, non-denominational, dedicated palliative care facility servicing the Gold Coast and surrounding regions
Hopewell Hospice is for people with life-limiting illnesses who require permanent accommodation at the end stage of life or shorter-term respite care.
The hospice may be able to support you and your family members by visiting you in your home. Through our outreach service we can arrange for a nurse to visit you if you think that this might suit your needs better.
Referrals can be made directly to the Hospice - by you, your carer or family, your doctor, specialist or other health professionals.
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.