Health services profile

Clinic Situation

Health Services Profile

Hospitals

Grafton Base Hospital, Arthur Street, Grafton

A Level 3/4 base hospital providing care to over 12,500 patients every year, with 3,300 surgical procedures and over 24,700 emergency attendances annually. Services provided include ICU, coronary care, emergency, general medicine. Hospital in the Home, paediatrics, obstetrics, renal unit, orthopaedic, ENT, ophthalmology, endoscopy, general surgery and dental.

Maclean District Hospital, Union Street, Maclean

Level 3 rural hospital providing care to over 2,300 patients every year, undertaking 390 surgical procedures and seeing 13,400 emergency attendances in a busy tourism area. Services provided include emergency, general medicine, Hospital in the Home, outpatient services, rehabilitation and general surgery.

Community Health Service

Services include mental health, Aboriginal health, audiometry, child and family health, aged care, community nursing, pharmacotherapy clinic, diabetes educating, domestic violence, child protection, Drug and alcohol, nutrition and dietetics, occupational therapy, oral health, palliative care, cardiac rehabilitation, sexual assault, physiotherapy, social work, speech therapy, podiatry, health promotion, immunisation clinics, child and women’s health.

Community health clinics include

Grafton Community Health
Maclean Community Health Centre, Union Street, Maclean
Yamba Community Health, Treelands Drive, Yamba
Evans Head Community Health, Woodburn Street, Evans Head
Aruma Dental Unit, Queen Street, Grafton
Clarence Valley Mental Health Unit, Queen Street, Grafton
Headspace Grafton, Duke Street, Grafton

Medical Practices

There are approximately 19 general practices in the Clarence Valley region and approximately 58 general practitioners, as well as an Aboriginal Medical Services, Bulgarr Ngaru- AMS, Bacon Street, Grafton

Specialist Services

Specialties are covered by both locally based and visiting specialists.