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Emergency

Inverell Hospital

Health Service Manager

Katherine Randall

Address

Moore Street
Inverell NSW 2360

Contact Details

  • Telephone: 6721 9500
  • Fax: 6721 9567

Visiting Hours

All wards: 10am-12 noon and 3pm-8pm.

Parking

Off street parking is available at the front and rear of the hospital, including four (4) marked Disabled parking spaces available at the hospital’s main entrance.

Two (2) marked disabled parking spaces are available adjacent to the Inverell Community Health main entrance. All buildings on-site are wheelchair accessible.

Services

Imaging Services

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
​Radiography X-ray only ​Monday to Friday
8.00am - 4.30pm
Afterhours Emergencies

General Surgery

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
​Operating Theatre Upper GI endoscopy, 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

GP Clinic

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
​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

Paediatrics

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
​Paediatrics Dental surgery Removal of teeth and hard boney lesions/cysts 1 day per month
​General medical paediatric Low risk paediatric admissions ​​24/7

Emergency

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
Emergency Critical/acute care All emergency presentations for management, stabilisation and/or transfer to definitive care ​24/7

Maternity

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
Maternity & Newborn Services as per Level 3 role delineation Maternity and Level 2 Nursery Antenatal 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

Visiting Services - Acute

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
​Nephrology   NIL - outpatient reviews 1 day per month
Opthamology Pre-op/post op Intra occular lens implant 1 day per month
​Dental Pre-op/post op Dental repair, removal of teeth 1 day per month
​Hearing Australia    Hearing assessments

Occupational Therapy

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
Occupational Therapy Home modifications   Mon - Friday and Mon and Tuesday every second week
  Equipment assessment and provision   Tues, Wed and Thursday
  Inpatient assessment for discharge   
  Home assessments   
Paediatrics 

Physiotherapy

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
Physiotherapy   Fracture clinic, physiotherapy services, Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation groups

Monday to Thursday
7.00am - 4.30pm

Friday
7.00am - 9.00am

Speech Pathology

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
Speech Pathology Adult   Monday to Friday            
​Paediatric   Monday to Friday

Renal

Specialty​Sub-SpecialtiesProceduresAvailability
Renal Dialysis Nephrology - Satellite unit Non-Acute Haemodialysis 6 days per week