Health advice - 13 HEALTH

Call 13 HEALTH or 13 43 25 84 for general health advice.

You can phone and talk to a registered nurse 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for the cost of a local call. You can ask to speak with an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander registered nurse.

General enquiries

Monday to Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Street address
Level 6, William McCormack Building
5b Sheridan St
Cairns QLD 4870

Postal address
PO Box 5607
Cairns QLD 4870

Hospitals, health care centres and services

For Torres Strait Islands and Northern Peninsula Area based services phone 07 4069 0217.

For Cape York based services phone 07 4082 3600.

Give your feedback

You can give your feedback by filling in our online form or you can contact one of our liaison officers.

Cape York liaison officer
Clinical Governance Unit  
PO Box 5607
Cairns QLD 4870


Torres Strait Islands and the Northern Peninsula Area liaison officer
PO Box 391
Thursday Island QLD 4875

Phone: 07 4030 6042

Patient travel

For any questions about travel you can:

  • call your local health care centre
  • call our Patient Travel team on 07 4226 5999 and select option 1.


For general information about recruitment go to Careers.




Last updated: May 2023