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).

Caitlin’s Making Change Come True

Caitlin’s Making Change Come True

“Be Brave, Make Change” may be the theme for this year’s National Reconciliation Week but the words also resonate deeply with Wakka Wakka woman Caitlin Robinson-Cleary.

MP Urges Action On Subsidy Delays

MP Urges Action On Subsidy Delays

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says South Burnett patients are once again enduring unacceptable wait times for their Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme claims.

$55m For Palliative Care

$55m For Palliative Care

Blue Care has won a $55 million State Government tender to deliver palliative care across nine hospital and health service regions in regional Queensland.

MP Slams Vax Chaos

MP Slams Vax Chaos

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says the decision by the State Government to not inform GPs and pharmacists before making its free flu vaccine announcement has created chaos for doctors and patients across the region.

Free Flu Vax As Cases Soar

Free Flu Vax As Cases Soar

The State Government is offering all Queenslanders a free flu vaccination as the State faces a severe outbreak of Influenza A.

E Coli Detected In Water

E Coli Detected In Water

A boil water alert has been issued for Cherbourg, with Council advising all residents on Friday morning they should boil tap water used for drinking until further notice.