A petition calling for the appointment of a Specialist Cancer Nurse in the South Burnett is being supported by Member for Nanango, Deb Frecklington.
Queensland Health is investigating an outbreak of salmonella infections among young children linked to contact with backyard poultry.
Bowel cancer kills almost as many Australians as lung cancer every year and Kingaroy is a hot spot for the disease.
Toowoomba Regional Council is seeking nominations to fill 13 positions for the new term of the Regional Access and Disability Advisory Committee (RADAC).
There has been a spike in Ross River virus cases in the region during the past six months
A drive-thru testing clinic is available at Kingaroy Hospital so people can be tested for COVID-19 without leaving their cars.
Queensland’s COVID-19 death toll has risen to seven following the death of a 30-year-old man in Blackwater on Tuesday.
Kingaroy Hospital’s old canteen building is up for sale, and the Kingaroy Hospital Auxiliary are keen to see it stay in the community’s hands.
Shoppers in Kingaroy’s Markwell Street area should feel a little bit safer thanks to a generous donation to the community by Anderssons Fruit Market.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has urged Australians not to seek out or use hydroxychloroquine to “cure” or “prevent” COVID-19.
Former Health Minister Mike Horan AM has been reappointed chair of the Darling Downs Hospital and Health Board.
South Burnett Regional Council has appointed seven directors to the Board of the South Burnett Community Hospital Foundation Limited, meaning there are two vacant spots still left to fill.
Two new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in Queensland during the past 24 hours, taking the State’s total since the pandemic began to 1057.
The Bunya Mountains Community Association (BMCAI) plans to lobby for the construction of a marked helipad on the mountains in the wake of a recent accident in which a resident was injured.
A new study has found that Wondai residents would be at the greatest risk of suffering severe symptoms if the South Burnett had an explosion of COVID-19 cases.
No further cases of COVID-19 have been recorded at a Rockhampton aged care facility where a nurse tested positive to the disease during the past 24 hours.
Darling Downs Health has taken the opportunity of International Nurses Day (May 12) to highlight the importance of nurses and midwives, especially during the current COVID-19 pandemic
Six cases have been added to Qld’s COVID-19 tally but there has actually been no new cases reported
Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien has overcome his initial doubts and downloaded the Federal Government’s COVIDSafe app – and he’s encouraging other local residents to do the same.
There are no known active cases of COVID-19 in the Darling Downs Health area following the recovery of the 42nd confirmed patient in the region at the weekend.