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Cobar Health Service

Facility details

33 Woodiwiss Ave,
Cobar NSW 2835

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Visiting Hours: 8:30am – 4:45pm
(Monday to Friday, except Public Holidays)

Cobar is a small rural health service with a built capacity of 10 acute/subacute beds.

Services provided include:

  • 24 hour emergency care
  • Acute and subacute inpatient services including rehabilitation, respite and palliative care
  • Outpatient services
  • A range of primary and community health care services
  • Renal Dialysis
  • Community Health – wound management, medication delivery, hospital in the home, chronic disease case management and palliative care
  • Child and family health – immunisation, child health checks, referral resource

Specialist medical and Allied Health services visit as part of an outreach service from Dubbo and Orange.

Town overview

Town name: Cobar

Population: 3,990 (2016)

MM#: 6

Cobar is situated in the centre of New South Wales at the crossroads of the Barrier Highway and the Kidman Way. The Cobar Shire comprises of an area of 45,609 square kilometres and is approximately two-thirds the size of Tasmania. The Shire’s prosperity is built around the thriving mining of copper, lead, silver, zinc, gold and pastoral industries.

The town has two supermarkets, clubs, pubs and cafes. It has a large gym, public swimming pool, boutique shops and a library. Great schools and endless sporting activities make it the perfect place to live and work.