Health

Expo Highlights Health Services

Expo Highlights Health Services

South Burnett Regional Council’s first Health and Community Services Expo filled the Kingaroy Town Hall with exhibits on Thursday and Friday last week.

New CHO Appointed

New CHO Appointed

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced the appointment of Queensland’s new Chief Health Officer.

MP Quizzed Over Palliative Care

MP Quizzed Over Palliative Care

Kingaroy’s new hospital has one room set aside for palliative care but does not have any dedicated palliative care staff, Health Minister Yvette D’ath admitted this week.

Volunteers Enjoy A Night Off

Volunteers Enjoy A Night Off

Volunteers who have been working hard behind the scenes for more than a decade to tackle mental health issues in the South Burnett took a well-earned break on Friday night.

Keep Up The Effort, Cherbourg

Keep Up The Effort, Cherbourg

The State Government’s “Cherbourg Champion” Leanne Linard visited the community on Thursday as part of an ongoing effort to encourage higher vaccination rates.

Council To Host Health Expo

Council To Host Health Expo

A Health and Community Services Expo will be held in Kingaroy in November to shine a light on local services and healthcare providers.

Marchers Reclaim The Night

Marchers Reclaim The Night

The annual Reclaim The Night march aims to make an impact, so there was no way it was going to be unnoticed in Kingaroy on Thursday night.

Pfizer Clinic At Showgrounds

Pfizer Clinic At Showgrounds

Darling Downs Health is reminding South Burnett residents there is a COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine running at Kingaroy Showgrounds this week.

Major Upgrade Proposed For Hospital

Major Upgrade Proposed For Hospital

The Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital in Kingaroy could become a medical hub for the region if exciting plans from operators South Bank Medical Group come to fruition.

Snoring ‘Worse Than Wind Farms’

Snoring ‘Worse Than Wind Farms’

Stress, snoring spouses and insomnia cause more sleep issues for residents living within 10km of wind farms than noise from the generators, a Flinders University study has found.

Online Health Care For Kids

Online Health Care For Kids

Darling Downs Health has partnered with Cub Care to pilot an online paediatric consultation program as an alternative to taking children to Emergency.

Federal MPs Called To Crisis Meeting

Federal MPs Called To Crisis Meeting

Four Federal MPs were told they must “do something” to address the tragic suicide rate in Cherbourg at a crisis meeting held in the Cherbourg Council Chambers on Friday.

Proston To Be ‘Dementia Friendly’

Proston To Be ‘Dementia Friendly’

Proston will work to become a Dementia Friendly Community after a recent workshop raised awareness of just how widespread the condition is likely to become over the next few decades.

Are You Okay? Really Okay?

Are You Okay? Really Okay?

Are you okay? Are you REALLY okay? If not, that’s okay, too. There’s no shame … many people are doing it tough these days.

Grant For Hall Upgrade

Grant For Hall Upgrade

SBcare Inc in Kingaroy has received $524,760 from the State Government’s Community Infrastructure Investment Partnership competitive grants program.

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