IMPACT Community Health Services - Discovery Coast

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Last updated:
18/03/2021

IMPACT Community Health Services - Discovery Coast

Our Health Precinct

Impact Community Health Service (ICHS) operates Our Health Precinct at 2 Rafting Ground Road Agnes Water.

Our Health Precinct provides a range of health services through co-located and visiting health providers, along with Nursing and Allied Health Services provided by ICHS.

Who We Are

IMPACT Community Health Service (ICHS) is operated by IMPACT Community Services which has three pillars of operation – LIVE (Support and Health), GROW (Training) and PROSPER (Employment and Social Enterprises).  Our services are provided under the LIVE pillar providing primary health care.

Our Service Reach

The Discovery Coast comprises an area 3,777.4km² located between Bundaberg and Gladstone and is identified as the Agnes Water – Miriam Vale Statistical Area Level 2 (SA2).  A population of over 6000 persons live within the townships and localities of the region.

Rural Primary Health Services

Our program is federally funded by the Primary Health Network (PHN) to provide community nursing and allied health services in the Discovery Coast region

Supporting Local Health Services

We support the attraction and retention of health services to our region, by offering our facility for use by other health providers to deliver their service locally.

 

Our free FLUVAX is available to:

  • All people aged over 65 years;
  • Children aged 6 months – under 5years;
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Aged  5 years – under 65yrs;
  • All pregnant women; and
  • Individuals with medical conditions that predispose them to severe influenza.
  • Along with Fluvax, Pip can vaccinate for Pneumovax, Zostavax and Childhood Immunisations.
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