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Graduate Nurses Join Hospital

Graduate Nurses Join Hospital

Eighty-eight graduate nurses are beginning their healthcare journey with Darling Downs Health this month – including four at Kingaroy Hospital.

Health Services Rack Up Losses

Health Services Rack Up Losses

The Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service – responsible for all South Burnett public hospitals – was $8.679 million in the red at the end of the last financial year, a report tabled in State Parliament by the Queensland Audit Office shows.

Invitation To Cherbourg Parents

Invitation To Cherbourg Parents

Cherbourg parents and care-givers have been invited to take part in a free “positive parenting” program next week which aims to build on the strengths and resilience of the community.

MP Queries Hospital Demolition

MP Queries Hospital Demolition

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has sent a second letter to Health Minister Yvette D’Ath, querying what’s happening at the Kingaroy Hospital redevelopment.

Minister Quizzed Over Hospital Leaks

Minister Quizzed Over Hospital Leaks

Rumours that Kingaroy’s new $92.5 million hospital sprang a serious leak during recent rainstorms have prompted a “please explain” from local MP Deb Frecklington.

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.