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Service Celebrates 30 Years

Service Celebrates 30 Years

Queensland Health’s Mobile Women’s Health Service is celebrating 30 years of delivering health checks to women living in rural and remote communities.

Lepto Rise Linked To Mice

Lepto Rise Linked To Mice

South Burnett residents have been reminded of the potential dangers of leptospirosis after an increase in cases in the Darling Downs Health area this year.

Bat Tests Positive To Deadly Disease

Bat Tests Positive To Deadly Disease

The Darling Downs Public Health Unit has confirmed that a little red flying fox recovered from a residence in Warwick has tested positive for Australian Bat Lyssavirus (ABLV).

Cherbourg Calls For Change

Cherbourg Calls For Change

Frustration over the number of young people killing themselves – and drug use in the community – spilled over at a public forum held at Cherbourg on Tuesday afternoon.

Patients Urged To Speak Up

Patients Urged To Speak Up

Darling Downs Health is calling on South Burnett residents to have their say to help shape the future of healthcare services in the region.

Masks For ALL Queensland

Masks For ALL Queensland

Queensland Health has clarified mask wearing rules in Queensland after public confusion sparked by comments at Monday morning’s media conference in Brisbane.

Hospital Staff Numbers Up: MP

Hospital Staff Numbers Up: MP

Total staff numbers at Kingaroy, Nanango and Murgon hospitals have risen since November, not fallen, according to Health Minister Yvette D’Ath.

Public Health Alert In Brisbane

Public Health Alert In Brisbane

A public health alert has been issued for parts of Brisbane in the wake of the COVID-19 case from Princess Alexandra Hospital which was confirmed on Friday night.

MP Queries X-Ray Delay

MP Queries X-Ray Delay

A teenage girl had to wait more than four weeks to get the results of a Kingaroy Hospital x-ray, according to Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington.

D’Ath Responds To Hospital Queries

D’Ath Responds To Hospital Queries

Health Minister Yvette D’Ath has responded to letters from local MP Deb Frecklington in regards to flooding and demolition work at the new Kingaroy Hospital, but questions about staffing levels still remain unanswered.

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