Health

New Life For Heritage Building

New Life For Heritage Building

A new Neighbourhood Centre will open later this year in Nanango, thanks to a partnership between South Burnett CTC and Heritage Nanango Community Funding.

Input Sought Over Hospital

Input Sought Over Hospital

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.

Qld Health Issues Ross River Alert

Qld Health Issues Ross River Alert

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.

Doctors Issue Diarrhoea Alert

Doctors Issue Diarrhoea Alert

Health authorities are urging Queenslanders to prioritise good hygiene habits after an increase in cases of diarrhoea caused by a common parasite.

Local Control ‘Key To Closing The Gap’

Local Control ‘Key To Closing The Gap’

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).

Trainees Dig Deep For Elders

Trainees Dig Deep For Elders

Four trainees have been making a big impact at the Ny-Ku Byun Elders Village in Cherbourg, thanks to a UnitingCare Queensland program.

PHN To Host Meet’n’Greet

PHN To Host Meet’n’Greet

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.

$4.5m Invested Into Mental Health

$4.5m Invested Into Mental Health

Kingaroy’s new mental health support service, Head To Health, has been “officially” opened, even though it is already supporting about 30 clients.

Green Light For $130m Health Hub

Green Light For $130m Health Hub

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.

Incentive Scheme For Rural GPs

Incentive Scheme For Rural GPs

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has welcomed a Federal Government announcement of payments of up to $21,000 for some rural doctors.

Record Number Of Young Doctors

Record Number Of Young Doctors

Fifty-eight medical interns will begin work in Darling Downs Health hospitals this month, the largest cohort since the region’s graduate program began.

Rises In COVID-19, Flu Cases

Rises In COVID-19, Flu Cases

Queensland has been experiencing an unseasonal surge in respiratory infections, with increases in hospital admissions for both influenza and COVID-19.