Kingaroy resident Kevin Soper is hoping to get some quality of life back thanks to the skill of two surgeons who performed complex hernia repair and gallbladder removal surgery last week.
Youngsters at Kingaroy Hospital’s emergency department will be able to tell their troubles to a cuddly bear or owl to help take the edge off a visit, thanks to the hard work of the Angel Knitters and Crocheters Group.
This week is not only NAIDOC Week, it’s also National Diabetes Week …
Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien is urging people who’d like to live independently at home for longer to apply for assistance from the Commonwealth Home Support Program.
On a cold winter’s night in June, what could be better than some warm soup, a sausage sizzle and some hot coffee?
Opposition Leader and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says the announcement on Thursday of a three-month Nurse Navigator trial for Kilkivan and Goomeri was a good start.
One-third of country people who are suffering moderate to high psychological distress don’t think they have a mental health problem.
MP Deb Frecklington says she’s cautiously optimistic about better health services for Kilkivan and Goomeri
More than $3000 was raised for the South Burnett Community Hospital Foundation at the inaugural Stradbroke Race Day social event held at the Bunya Mountains on Saturday afternoon.
Deb Frecklington has asked for a briefing over why Kingaroy is not in the “digital hospitals” program
Kingaroy Hospital’s Director of Nursing Liz Livingstone has a new “baby girl”, but before anyone gets too excited, Mallory Jane is just a doll … but a pretty important one at that.
A program to improve patient care in Queensland Hospitals by using digital technology does not include the new Kingaroy Hospital, despite a $62 million upgrade currently underway.
The Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital has begun offering a chronic wound dressing service … and thanks to a generous donation by Bill Hull Car Centre, it will also be able to provide it to patients too ill to travel into Kingaroy.
South Burnett Peace Of Mind founder Rhonda Trivett is on the lookout for volunteers … to help on the organising committee, to help at the Drop-In Centre or just to provide a kind ear to people in trouble.
A Federal Government plan to create and store health records for all Medicare and DVA card holders is giving Australians just three months to opt out of the system.
The State Government has re-confirmed $2.6 million funding for the next five years for services to combat domestic violence in the South Burnett.
A private service will be held for well-known Yarraman doctor Bruce Carr who died at the weekend after a long illness.
The Murgon Local Ambulance Committee will be holding a CPR Awareness Course at the Murgon PCYC on Wednesday (May 16).
Opposition Leader and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is pressing for the appointment of a Community Health Nurse for Kilkivan and Goomeri, but says the State Government isn’t listening.
A Telehealth project which aims to improve the health of Cherbourg residents with chronic kidney disease has passed a significant milestone, with more than 50 patients being seen via the program.
The State Government has launched a project to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability living in south-east Queensland access the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says people in the South Burnett are still waiting three months or more for their Patient Travel Subsidy (PTSS) claims to be reimbursed.