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:
Coronary Care Unit
Intensive Care Unit
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.
Telephone 07 3163 6000 and follow the prompts
Facsimile 07 3163 2267
Social Work Department
Level 2, Mater Hospital Brisbane
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. The service operates until 9 pm weekday evenings and during the day on weekends.