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WMHHS services a population of approximately 252,000 people which is forecast to increase to an expected 593,000 people by 2036 (an increase of 136 per cent). This projected percentage increase is the largest of any Hospital and Health Service in Queensland. In the 2011 census, 17 per cent of the population were born outside Australia, 8 per cent speak a language other than English at home and 4.1 per cent are Indigenous Australians. The hospital and health services demographics are diverse and include metropolitan and small rural community settings.


WMHHS delivers health services across the continuum of care: preventative and primary health care services, ambulatory services, acute care, sub-acute care, oral health and mental health and specialised services (including Offender Health and Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs). Services are provided by:

  • Boonah Health Service
  • Community Health Services
  • Esk Health Service
  • Gailes Community Care Unit
  • Gatton Health Service
  • Goodna Community Health
  • Ipswich Hospital
  • Ipswich Oral Health Clinic
  • Ipswich Community Health Plaza
  • Laidley Health Service
  • The Park Centre for Mental Health, Treatment, Research and Education


Last updated: Friday, June 30, 2017