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Surgeons Perform Complex Operation

Surgeons Perform Complex Operation

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.

Angels Help Bring Relief To Hospital

Angels Help Bring Relief To Hospital

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.

It’s Time To Get Tested

It’s Time To Get Tested

This week is not only NAIDOC Week, it’s also National Diabetes Week …

New Aged Care Program Starts July 1

New Aged Care Program Starts July 1

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.

A Night To Warm The Soul

A Night To Warm The Soul

On a cold winter’s night in June, what could be better than some warm soup, a sausage sizzle and some hot coffee?

Nursing Trial ‘A Good Start’

Nursing Trial ‘A Good Start’

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.

Mental Illness Under-Reported In Rural Areas

Mental Illness Under-Reported In Rural Areas

One-third of country people who are suffering moderate to high psychological distress don’t think they have a mental health problem.

MP ‘Cautiously Optimistic’<br> About Community Nurse

MP ‘Cautiously Optimistic’
About Community Nurse

MP Deb Frecklington says she’s cautiously optimistic about better health services for Kilkivan and Goomeri

Hospital Foundation Backs A Winner

Hospital Foundation Backs A Winner

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.

MP ‘Disappointed’ Over<BR> Digital Hospital Omission

MP ‘Disappointed’ Over
Digital Hospital Omission

Deb Frecklington has asked for a briefing over why Kingaroy is not in the “digital hospitals” program

‘Baby’ Helps Out Hospital

‘Baby’ Helps Out Hospital

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.

No Plan For Local Digital Hospital

No Plan For Local Digital Hospital

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.

Hospital Launches Wound Care Service

Hospital Launches Wound Care Service

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.

One Person Can Make A Difference

One Person Can Make A Difference

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.

Health Record Opt-Out Dates Announced

Health Record Opt-Out Dates Announced

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.

$2.6m DV Funding Renewed

$2.6m DV Funding Renewed

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.

Private Service For Doctor

Private Service For Doctor

A private service will be held for well-known Yarraman doctor Bruce Carr who died at the weekend after a long illness.

CPR Course At PCYC

CPR Course At PCYC

The Murgon Local Ambulance Committee will be holding a CPR Awareness Course at the Murgon PCYC on Wednesday (May 16).

Communities Petition For Health Nurse

Communities Petition For Health Nurse

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.

Health Project Passes Milestone

Health Project Passes Milestone

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.

Indigenous Help Ahead Of NDIS

Indigenous Help Ahead Of NDIS

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.

Patient Subsidy Delays ‘Unacceptable’

Patient Subsidy Delays ‘Unacceptable’

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.

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