Thursday Island Hospital is located at 163 Douglas St, Thursday Island QLD 4875. The maternity services are culturally safe and holistic, including pregnancy care (antenatal consultations), birthing services, and postnatal care for six weeks. The hospital offers Midwifery Group Practice (MGP) model for all women accessing maternity care. As a pregnant woman, you are allocated a known midwife to provide continuity of care. They also have available GP obstetricians and remote area midwifery care.
163 Douglas St, Thursday Island QLD 4875
07 4069 1109
Thursday Island Hospital Map
Thursday Island Hospital Services
Midwifery Antenatal Clinic
PBB is unsure if Thursday Island Hospital has a midwifery-run antenatal clinic
Preparation for Birth Classes
Thursday Island Hospital offers preparation for birth classes.
Caseload Midwifery Practice
A caseload midwifery program is where one or two midwives care for you through pregnancy, birth and beyond. Thursday Island Hospital offers this option.
Publicly funded homebirth program
Thursday Island Hospital does not offer a free homebirth program for low risk women.
PBB is unsure if Thursday Island Hospital offers parenting classes.
PBB is unsure if Thursday Island Hospital offers breastfeeding classes.
Does Thursday Island Hospital have visiting private midwives?
Does Thursday Island Hospital have visiting GP Obstetricians?
Does the Thursday Island Hospital have visiting Obstetricians?
Special Care Nursery Beds
Neonatal Intensive Care Beds
Are there birth pools available for labour and birth?
Is warm water immersion available during labour? UNKNOWN
Is waterbirth an available option? UNKNOWN
Can I use an inflatable birth pool? UNKNOWN
Birth centres are designed to be a home away from home. A birth centre is a separate unit located away from the standard birth unit. Birth centres encompass a philosophy that pregnancy and birth are normal, natural events in the life of a woman and her family.
NO a birth centre is not available at this hospital.
Does Thursday Island Hospital have a birth centre?
Birth Suite Tour Video
What support is available if I have difficulties breastfeeding my baby?
Breastfeeding/lactation clinic? UNKNOWN
Lactation consultants on the postnatal ward? UNKNOWN
Accredited as a baby friendly hospital? NO
Thursday Island Hospital is not accredited under the global Baby Friendly Health Initiative program.
Thursday Island Hospital Statistics
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Date page published 30th June 2022