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Adult Services

Social workers can assist you, your family and carers in dealing with the emotional, social and practical issues that may arise while you are receiving treatment.  The service caters primarily to inpatients; however outpatient services are also available.

Social work services are available in the following areas of Mater Hospital Brisbane:

  • Cancer Services
  • Coronary Care Unit
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emergency Department
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Medical
  • Neurosciences
  • Palliative Care
  • Surgical 

How to access our services

If you would like to see a social worker, please speak to your doctor, nurse or other allied health professional to refer you.  Alternatively, you may contact the social work department via the contact details below. 

Contact Us

Telephone 07 3163 6000 and follow the prompts
Facsimile 07 3163 2267

Social Work Department
Level 2, Mater Hospital Brisbane
Raymond Terrace
South Brisbane  Qld  4101


Monday to Friday 8 am to 4.30 pm.

Staff in the wards and Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit can refer patients and families to the Social Work extended hours service in emergency and crisis situations. This service operates 8.30 am-12.30 pm on Saturday/Sunday and Public Holidays.

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