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Our region

Brisbane South PHN’s geographic boundary is directly aligned with that of the Metro South Health local hospital network. This enables the efficient transfer of valuable knowledge and skills between organisations.

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Population

  • 1.1 million (23% of the state’s population)
  • Urban, rural and remote regions

Diverse range of population groups

  • > 68% of Queensland’s refugee population
  • 23 122 residents identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (2 per cent of the regional population)

Large proportion of vulnerable populations: CALD, refugees, older persons and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Healthcare

  • 333 general practices
  • 1 360 General Practitioners
  • 6 GP visits per person
  • 1 671 nurse and midwife practitioners
  • 824 pharmacists
  • Approximately 2 612 allied health professionals
  • Seven public hospitals: Beaudesert Hospital, Logan Hospital, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, QEII Jubilee Hospital, Redland Hospital and Mater Public Hospital.
  • Six private hospitals: Greenslopes Private Hospital, Mater Private, Mater Mothers’ Private Brisbane, Mater Mothers’ Private Redland, St Vincent’s Private Hospital and Sunnybank Private Hospital.
  • Eight community health centres: Beenleigh CHC, Browns Plains CHC, Corinda CHC, Eight Mile Plains CHC, Inala CHC, Logan Central CHC, Marie Rose Centre, Redland Health Service Centre, Logan Central CMHC, Southern Queensland Centre of Excellence – Inala, Woolloongabba CHC and Wynnum-Manly CHC.
  • Eight Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Services

Four local government authorities: Brisbane City, Logan City, Redland City and Scenic Rim Regional.

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