Wynnum has a higher General Practitioner rate than the average Australian suburb. Additionally, it has the Wynnum health service, on Whites Road. This is a 20 bed inpatient service with geriatrics, palliative care and rehabilitation. Attached is a primary care clinic for urgent General Practice problems.
The larger hospitals that serve the community in acute illness are the Redland hospital in Cleveland and the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Annerley. The PAH is very large, with intensive care services and many specialities of medicine. Redland is a smaller hospital with a birth service, a nursery and children's ward. The drive time to both is about 20 minutes.