The Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service (CHHHS) includes 9 hospitals, 11 primary health sites and 9 community health centres, as well as mental health facilities and specialist services.


Our facilities

Healthcare services

  • Women's health

    We offer maternity care, gynaecology, sexual health and breast screening. We also have Mobile Women’s Health Clinics for our rural and remote areas.

  • Cancer care

    We have a state-of-the-art cancer care service for children and adults. This includes cancer care coordination for our rural and remote patients and families.

  • Community health

    Our community health services provide primary and preventative health care, helping you to avoid hospital admissions and to maintain and improve your health.

  • Dental services

    We have dental health services for school children and people who are eligible for public dental services in Queensland.

  • Sexual health

    Confidential services including sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and treatment, sexual health counselling, contraceptives, transgender support and more.

  • Mental health

    We provide comprehensive mental health, rehabilitation and addiction assessment and treatment services for all age groups.

Hear from our patients

Cairns Hospital staff have helped a Mareeba man walk again.

Ben Crous, 60, has thanked the ‘amazing’ support of medical professionals who have got him back on his feet after he lost part of his left leg and hip following a bone cancer diagnosis in 2007.

Years later an invasive infection resulted in the total removal of his leg through to the hip joint. He has since been fitted with a prosthetic limb, and learnt to walk again.

“It’s very easy to chase dreams when the people around you are there for you.”

About us

  • Health Service Map

    We provide public hospital and health services to a population of about 250,000 people.

  • Our Board

    Meet our Board members and learn about their responsibilities and decisions made.

Last updated: August 2023