Located at the Baillie Henderson Hospital campus within the Health and Wellness Centre

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SQRH have established a student-led Health and Wellness Clinic (HaWC) in Toowoomba, located at the Baillie Henderson Hospital within the Health and Wellness Centre.

The clinic provides an interprofessional health and wellness program delivered by nursing and allied health students supervised by experienced health professionals.

Chronic disease issues are prevalent in Queensland and in particular across Southern Queensland. The Health and Wellness Clinic supports individuals with low to rising risk of chronic disease with a program to build the knowledge and skills for participants to live their healthiest life.

What does the program involve?

  • Goal setting: The clinic supports participants to set achievable goals and work towards them through the program and beyond.
  • Duration: 4 months.
  • Time: The clinic is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
  • Activities: Exercise programs (pool and gym), health education sessions, one-one and group consultations with our friendly students and professional staff, healthy eating and cooking skills sessions, guided sessions about local community resources.


  • Develop strategies to overcome barriers and blocks that might be holding you back
  • Exercise in a heated pool and fully equipped gym
  • Learn how to relax and reduce stress
  • Understand healthy meal preparation for you and your family
  • Develop changes in behaviour and create sustainable healthy lifestyle skills, while supported by a team who care about your health, wellbeing and overall happiness
  • Know that you are helping students gain invaluable experience while fully supervised by experienced health professionals
  • Make new friends and learn how social connection can improve health and wellbeing
  • Feedback for your General Practitioner
  • The development of your own wellness plan
  • Be supported by a team


Please visit your General Practitioner (GP) for a referral to our clinic. Your GP will send your referral to us via Medical Objects or email. Our contact details are listed below, as well as a referral form for your GP to complete.

Our next block of this program commences February, 2024.

General Practitioner Information

To refer your patient, please complete the below form and include with your referral.

Referrals can be received via email or Medical Objects.

Further information about our program is available via
PHN GP Health Pathways.

Contact Us

P (07) 4699 8691

Baillie Henderson Hospital Campus
Health and Wellness Centre
Cnr Hogg & Tor Streets
Toowoomba QLD 4350

Participant Information


To join the program, a referral from a GP is required. Please discuss with your GP if you are interested in joining us.

We have a few criteria to meet to access our free program.

Inclusion criteria (meet at least two of the following):

  • BMI > 25
  • Elevated blood pressure
  • Elevated cholesterol
  • Elevated blood glucose levels
  • Poor physical activity levels (less than 150 minutes of exercise per week)
  • Poor eating habits (less than two fruit and five vegetables per day)

Exclusion criteria (if you meet any of the following then you won’t be able to access the program):

  • Acute symptomatology (physical or psychological)
  • BP greater than 200/110
  • Significant cognitive impairment
  • Pregnancy
  • Under 16 years of age
  • Active Court Proceedings related to mental or physical health and wellness
  • Access to treatment via insurance claims

There is no cost to participate.