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Gilgandra Multipurpose Service

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Chelmsford Avenue,
Gilgandra, NSW 2827

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Visiting Hours: 8am to 8pm
*subject to change, please check current restrictions

Gilgandra Multipurpose Service (MPS) has 18 High level Residential Aged Care beds and 1 Respite Bed known as “Windmill Cottage”.

The Acute care section can accommodate 12 inpatients at any time. This unit has beds designated for Palliative care and two Renal Chairs for Haemodialysis Care. The ED operates 24/7 and is attended by routine Visiting Medical Officers and experienced registered Nurses. The MPS has a Medical Imaging Unit on site and the Central West NSW Ambulance Education Centre is also located on Campus. Gilgandra is fortunate to have two Dental Services WNSWLHD Dental Service and The Maven Dental care group.

The MPS has a Physiotherapy service 20 hrs a week that takes referrals from the acute section of the MPS and from the local community.

Primary and Community Services include a range of Integrated Care Services including:

  • Child and Family Health Services
  • Aboriginal Maternal Infant Health
  • Aboriginal Health
  • Wound Care Clinics
  • Community Nurse Home Visits
  • Visiting Dietitian once a month
  • Visiting Mental Health Practitioners

Town overview

Town name: Gilgandra

Population: 3,126 (2016)

MM#: 5

Gilgandra is located in central west New South Wales approximately half way between Melbourne and Brisbane and 45 minutes north of the regional centre of Dubbo.

Gilgandra Shire is predominantly an agricultural area with sheep, beef cattle and winter cereal cropping the main enterprises. Gilgandra is an ideal place to stop on your journey with plenty of clean and affordable motels, caravan parks, pubs, clubs and cafes. The shopping precinct of Gilgandra is always a hive of activity with a variety of shops to choose from.

Gilgandra has a great community spirit, which makes the town a fabulous place to live, work and enjoy a relaxed country lifestyle with the advantage of being close to a major regional centre.