Health

Workshop To Explore Mental Health

Workshop To Explore Mental Health

What is anxiety? What is depression? What is mental health? These are some of the questions that an “Introduction to Anxiety and Depression” workshop in Wondai next week hopes to examine.

Forest View Tops Vaccination List

Forest View Tops Vaccination List

The Darling Downs Health residential aged care facility in Wondai, Forest View, is the standout performer locally when it comes to COVID-19 vaccination rates.

Register Seeks More Donors

Register Seeks More Donors

The Australian Organ Donor Register is keen to mark this year’s DonateLife Week by getting another 100,000 Australians to sign up as organ and tissue donors.

Have Your Say On Health Services

Have Your Say On Health Services

South Burnett residents have been invited to take part in the next stage of Darling Downs Health’s project to help shape the future of health care in the region.

Report Probes Off-Road Bike Risk

Report Probes Off-Road Bike Risk

Off-road motorcycles cause a far higher rate of injuries among children than quad bikes do, a study from UNSW Sydney and NeuRA has found, but quad bikes account for more serious individual injuries.

Mobile Nurses In July

Mobile Nurses In July

The Darling Downs Health mobile women’s health nurses have clinics planned for Proston, Nanango and Kingaroy in July.

Hopes Raised After Horror Stories

Hopes Raised After Horror Stories

Hopes that mental health services in the South Burnett could improve have been raised with news that work has begun on establishing the $3.4 million “Head to Health” adult mental health service promised for Kingaroy.

Rapid Test Discerns Different Viruses

Rapid Test Discerns Different Viruses

Hi-tech equipment at Kingaroy Hospital is allowing staff members to quickly identify exactly which virus a patient has: Influenza A, Influenza B, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) or COVID-19.

LifeFlight Says Thank You!

LifeFlight Says Thank You!

Four South Burnett residents who were each airlifted by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue were given another, less dramatic behind-the-scenes look at the life-saving service on Friday.

$60.2m Boost For Medevac Hub

$60.2m Boost For Medevac Hub

Brisbane Airport Corporation’s new $72 million aeromedical hub – which will handle LifeFlight, QGAir and Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) aircraft – has received a $60.2 million boost from the State Government.

Free Flu, COVID Vaxes

Free Flu, COVID Vaxes

Darling Downs Health has advised that a temporary influenza and COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be at the Murgon Youth Hub on Thursday (June 2).