​Inverell Hospital detailed services

 

Imaging Services

Specialty ​Sub-Specialties ​Procedures ​Availability
​RadiographyX-ray only​Monday to Friday
8.00am - 4.30pm
Afterhours Emergencies

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General Surgery

Specialty ​Sub-Specialties ​Procedures ​Availability
​Operating TheatreUpper GIendoscopy, gastroscopy, diagnosis of biopsy collection

​1 day per week

Colorectal​colonoscopy, PR bleeding, haemorrhoids, diagnosis of biopsy collection, diverticular disease, sigmoidoscopy​1 day per week
General​hernia repairs, vasectomy, carpel tunnel​24/7 emergency
​hydrocele, circumcision, ingrown toe nails​1 day per week/fortnight
Skin​lesions, lumps and bumps, tags, skin grafts, abscess incision and drainage, sinus​1 day per week/fortnight
Obstetrics​caesarean sections​24/7 emergency
​Gynaecological​laparoscopy, D+C, insertion/removal of IUCDs, tubal ligation, hysteroscopy​24/7 emergency
​salpingectomy, barthoilins cyst, adhesionoysis, dye hydrotubation, laporotomy ​1 day per fortnight
Dental​removal of teeth and hard boney lesions/cysts​1 day per month
​Opthalmology​cataracts, insertion of intra occular lens​1 day per month

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GP Clinic

Specialty ​Sub-Specialties ​Procedures ​Availability
​Fast Track GP Clinic - bulk billing clinic Treating of minor to moderate injuries
 such as cuts, sprains & fractures
7 days a week, every day of the year
9.00am - 1.00pm &
2.00pm - 6.00pm
Medical conditions such as infections &
illnesses
7 days a week, every day of the year
9.00am - 1.00pm &
2.00pm - 6.00pm

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Paediatrics

Specialty ​Sub-Specialties ​Procedures ​Availability
​PaediatricsDental surgeryRemoval of teeth and hard boney lesions/cysts1 day per month
​General medical paediatricLow risk paediatric admissions​​24/7

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Emergency

Specialty ​Sub-Specialties ​Procedures ​Availability
EmergencyCritical/acute careAll emergency presentations for management, stabilisation and/or transfer to definitive care ​24/7

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Maternity

Specialty ​Sub-Specialties ​Procedures ​Availability
Maternity & Newborn Services as per Level 3 role delineation Maternity and Level 2 NurseryAntenatal Antenatal booking ins ​2 days per week
​Antenatal classes​Preparation for labour, birth and parenting​1 evening per week
​Labour and birthing​Birth from 37/40
Instrumental birth
LSCS
Vaginal birth after LSCS
​24/7
​Post natal care​Post natal care after birth
Breastfeeding support, lactation consultant on staff and available if on shift
​24/7
​Special care Nursery as per Level 2 Role delineation​Immediate care of newborn
Short term care for simple newborn problems
Resuscitation and stabilisation of newborn for transfer
Short term NGT feeding
Phototherapy
​24/7

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Visiting Services – Acute

Specialty ​Sub-Specialties ​Procedures ​Availability
​NephrologyNIL - outpatient reviews1 day per month
OpthamologyPre-op/post opIntra occular lens implant1 day per month
​DentalPre-op/post opDental repair, removal of teeth1 day per month
​Hearing Australia Hearing assessments

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Occupational Therapy

Specialty ​Sub-Specialties ​Procedures ​Availability
Occupational TherapyHome modifications Mon - Friday and Mon and Tuesday every second week
Equipment assessment and provisionTues, Wed and Thursday
Inpatient assessment for discharge
Home assessments 
Paediatrics 

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Physiotherapy

Specialty ​Sub-Specialties ​Procedures ​Availability
Physiotherapy  Fracture clinic, physiotherapy services, Cardiac and
Pulmonary Rehabilitation groups

Monday to Thursday
7.00am - 4.30pm

Friday
7.00am - 9.00am


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Speech Pathology

Specialty ​Sub-Specialties ​Procedures ​Availability
Speech PathologyAdultMonday to Friday            
​PaediatricMonday to Friday

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Renal

Specialty ​Sub-Specialties ​Procedures ​Availability
Renal DialysisNephrology - Satellite unitNon-Acute Haemodialysis6 days per week

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