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Health Alert List Updated

Health Alert List Updated

More locations have been added to Queensland Health’s contact tracing list after confirmation the partner of a quarantine hotel cleaner has now also tested positive.

Have You Visited Brisbane?

Have You Visited Brisbane?

Anyone in the South Burnett who has visited the Greater Brisbane area – even for a medical appointment – since January 2 should self-isolate from 6:00pm on Friday, Mayor Brett Otto has warned.

Snap Lockdown In Brisbane

Snap Lockdown In Brisbane

A snap three-day lockdown of the Greater Brisbane area was announced by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk on Friday morning.

Hospital Visits Still Allowed

Hospital Visits Still Allowed

Visitors are still allowed at all Queensland hospitals – as long as they have not been in a declared COVID-19 hotpot within the previous 14 days.

Qld Issues COVID-19 Alert

Qld Issues COVID-19 Alert

Anyone who flew into Brisbane on Wednesday on Virgin flight VA-925 – or who visited the Glen Hotel at Eight Mile Plains the same day – has been urged to be alert for COVID-19 symptoms.

Toowoomba Base For Cancer Nurse

Toowoomba Base For Cancer Nurse

Queensland Health will create a “Nurse Navigator Cancer Care and Chronic Disease” role – based in Toowoomba – to service cancer patients in the South Burnett and beyond.

Research To Spotlight Parenting

Research To Spotlight Parenting

Research into positive parenting in Indigenous communities is one of 14 health programs to receive funding under Round 2 of the Queensland Advancing Clinical Research Fellowship program.

Health Summit Aims For Change

Health Summit Aims For Change

A Health Summit which aimed to bring agencies and the people they serve face-to-face to thrash out solutions to entrenched issues has been hosted by Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council.

Travel Form Dilemma Solved

Travel Form Dilemma Solved

Kingaroy Hospital is again accepting Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme forms face-to-face, a Darling Downs Health spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday.

MP Queries Travel Subsidy Change

MP Queries Travel Subsidy Change

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has sought answers from the State Government in relation to the closure of counter service at the Kingaroy Hospital Patient Travel Subsidy office.

Hospital Budget Hits $92.5m

Hospital Budget Hits $92.5m

The construction cost of the new Kingaroy Hospital has blown out to $92.5 million on the eve of the first patients being shifted into the new facility.

MP Ejected After Suicide Query

MP Ejected After Suicide Query

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington was ejected from State Parliament during Question Time on Wednesday morning after querying the level of mental health services planned at the new Kingaroy Hospital.

‘Clock Ticking’ For Private Hospital

‘Clock Ticking’ For Private Hospital

The “clock is ticking” for the future of the Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital in Kingaroy, says the chairman of the not-for-profit foundation charged with raising funds to support it.

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