A new Neighbourhood Centre will open later this year in Nanango, thanks to a partnership between South Burnett CTC and Heritage Nanango Community Funding.
A new health program for young First Nations children was officially launched in Cherbourg on Tuesday.
South Burnett Care hosted the Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s first meet’n’greet for 2024 on Tuesday night.
Potential users of the new Toowoomba Hospital have been invited to share their vision for the look and feel of the hospital and its surrounds.
Queensland Health has warned there is a heightened risk of Ross River virus infection after surveillance activities revealed a sharp rise in detections of mosquitoes carrying the virus.
Health authorities are urging Queenslanders to prioritise good hygiene habits after an increase in cases of diarrhoea caused by a common parasite.
Community-controlled organisations – such as the Cherbourg-based CRAICCHS – hold the key to meeting Closing The Gap targets, according to the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC).
Nursing is never an easy gig, but in rural and remote communities nurses can face an especially steep learning curve, and not just in the emergency department.
Four trainees have been making a big impact at the Ny-Ku Byun Elders Village in Cherbourg, thanks to a UnitingCare Queensland program.
Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN has invited health professionals from across the South Burnett to attend a meet’n’greet to be held next month near Kingaroy.
Kingaroy’s new mental health support service, Head To Health, has been “officially” opened, even though it is already supporting about 30 clients.
New members have been invited to join the Kingaroy Hospital Auxiliary to help fundraise for new equipment for Kingaroy Hospital.
RACQ LifeFlight Rescue crews performed 2851 missions – and helped 7455 people – across Queensland in 2023.
Work on the $130 million health complex to be built on the site of the Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital in Kingaroy is expected to begin later this year.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has welcomed a Federal Government announcement of payments of up to $21,000 for some rural doctors.
Applications have been invited for grants from the $70,000 raised at last year’s South Burnett Mental Health Golf Challenge.
Fifty-eight medical interns will begin work in Darling Downs Health hospitals this month, the largest cohort since the region’s graduate program began.
Lower socio-economic areas in Queensland are at higher risk of dental disease due to a lack of fluoridated water, according to a new report.
Darling Downs Health’s mobile women’s health nurses will be at various locations in the South Burnett in January.
Queensland has been experiencing an unseasonal surge in respiratory infections, with increases in hospital admissions for both influenza and COVID-19.