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Health Services

The Hilltops area is serviced by three hospitals, one located in each of the major centres of Boorowa, Harden and Young. There are a number of GP Practices and the region also boasts a range of allied health services including Podiatry, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy, Optometry, Audiology, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Diversional Therapy, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Diabetes Education and Chiropractic.

The Young Health Service incorporating Young District Hospital, Mercy Care Centre and Young Community Health Service offer a total of 50 beds covering modern acute care, sub-acute care, palliative care, surgical, emergency, paediatric and maternity service, a high dependency unit, a Renal Department and a separate Oncology Unit. 

The Boorowa MultiPurpose Service (MPS) is an 18 bed facility and the Murrumburrah-Harden Health Service is a 33 bed facility with both services offering acute care and residential aged care along with a 24hour emergency department. 

Senior residents of the community are exceptionally well catered for with a range of aged care facilities in the region including Mount St. Joseph’s Nursing Home, Southern Cross Aged Care, Burrowa House and St Lawrence Residential Aged Care.  

More information on the health services in the Hilltops region can be found at https://about.healthdirect.gov.au/nhsd