Health Promotion Health Promotion

McKinlay Shire Community Health Nurse
Phone: 0447 773 151             
Fax: 07) 4746 7890               
Email: communitynurse@mckinlay.qld.gov.au

The Community Health Nurse works to support the provision of Aged Care services, acute care, in the home care and health promotion within the Mckinlay Shire.

Health Information

eHealth
Have you registered for your eHealth Record yet?
Your eHealth record allows you and yours doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers to view and share your health information online to provide you with the best possible care. For more information or to register online, visit the eHealth website.

http://www.ehealth.gov.au/

Community Rehab NQ
Community rehabilitation services for people living in northern Queensland. Services are for people with neurological conditions, such as stroke, brain injuries, spinal cord injury, Parkinson's disease and MS. It is also for older people with disabilities who may have self-care, mobility and communication issues. Contact the Community Nurse for more information.

Visiting Health Services:

Mount Isa Mental Health Team
Has started visiting Julia Creek regularly.  Please speak to your Doctor or Community Nurse for a referral.

Centacare
Visits Julia Creek on a fortnightly basis. For an appointment please phone 4742 0737

Drought Relief Yarning (DRY) 24 hour hotline now available 1800 644 955.

Dentist
Mount Isa Dental Clinic visits on a needs basis. Please call the Clinic on 4744 4407 to make an appointment.

Upcoming Health Promotion Events:
For more information on any of the upcoming events please phone our Community Nurse Nicole on 0447 773 151 or email communitynurse@mckinlay.qld.gov.au

Mums and Bubs Group
For mums and young bubs and expecting mums. For more details contact the Community Nurse.

Blood Pressure Clinics
Do you need to monitor your blood pressure, blood sugar level or weight? Free confidential weekly clinic available every Wednesday morning 8:30-9:00am at the Fr Bill Busuttin Community Centre, Church Lane. No appointment needed.