Community Health


October 2019 Newsletter

Community Health

McKinlay Shire Community Health Nurse - Nicole Morris
Phone: 0447 773 151             
Fax: (07) 4746 7890               

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.

Message from Nicole Morris - Re Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Health Information


Have you registered for your eHealth Record yet?
Your eHealth record allows you and your 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:

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.


Visits Julia Creek on a fortnightly basis. For an appointment please phone (07) 4742 0737.

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


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


26 August - More information (PDF)

NWRH Allied Health Services in Julia Creek

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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

Mums and Bubs Group

Mums and Bubs meet every Thursday from 9-12pm at the Old HACC Centre, Old Normanton Rd, Julia Creek. Come along for social interaction for both babies and parents. Activities are delivered by the Richmond Early Education Centre. Contact (07) 4741 3099 for further details.

Blood Pressure Clinics

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