Darling Downs Health Service mobile women’s health nurse Marcia Hunt will be visiting a variety of locations in the South Burnett this month to conduct free health clinics.
South Burnett residents who want to avoid the flu this year should get vaccinated between mid-April and the end of May.
Kingaroy Child Health will be offering three free seminars next month on “positive parenting”.
South Burnett nurses are hosting stalls next week to help the local community consider their future medical care and understand the importance of advanced care planning.
People with asbestos-related diseases – and their carers – have been invited to attend a free morning tea which will be held at the Kingaroy RSL Club next week.
Two of the companies shortlisted to build the new $73.9 million Kingaroy Hospital are actively seeking expressions of interest from South Burnett sub-contractors and suppliers
People who live in regional or remote areas use drug and alcohol treatment services at a higher rate than those in major cities … and they generally travel for longer to do so.
The Red Ant Round-Up attracted about 240 people – including more than 150 health professionals – to Kingaroy at the weekend.
South Burnett Regional Council has received a $10,000 grant to develop a plan aimed at tackling alcohol and drug abuse in the region.
The Federal Government has announced an extra 39 aged care beds for the South Burnett.
CCTV cameras and swipe cards are being installed as part of a $120,000 security upgrade at Murgon Hospital.
The South Burnett Rail Trail tempted Crawford couple Cliff Seiler and Ros Tigell to buy some new bikes and start riding again … now they’ve decided to pedal for a cause!
The third Community Health Expo organised by Murgon Area Community Health Nurses attracted a strong turnout of stallholders at the South Burnett PCYC on Thursday night.
The Karinya aged care facility in Nanango will receive more than $450,000 in funding from the Federal Government for upgrades.
Queensland Health is urging parents urged to keep an eye out for consent forms and ensure their children receive their free vaccinations, as the school immunisation program kicks off for the year.
Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN – the primary health network which covers the South Burnett and south-west Queensland – has secured an extra $187,000 drought-relief funding from the Federal Government.
Seven construction companies have been shortlisted to build the new $73.9 million Kingaroy Hospital.
The Healing Foundation has called for existing suicide reduction research to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities break the cycle of intergenerational trauma.
The Foundation for Regional and Regional Renewal and CCI Giving are inviting applications to support projects that improve mental health in rural communities.
South Burnett residents who haven’t given Medicare their updated bank details could get a quick financial windfall.
Former Broncos star Shane Webcke will be the special guest speaker at a free Health Expo to be held at Murgon PCYC on February 21.
The Red Ant Round-Up – a rural medical conference organised every two years – will be returning to Kingaroy in March.
Applications are closing soon for the 2019 AMA Indigenous Medical Scholarship, a program that has supported Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to study medicine since 1994.
Coverty resident Wayne Charity had a brush with death on New Year’s Eve … and owes his life to his quick-thinking wife and the region’s emergency services.