The State Government’s free flu vaccination campaign has been extended until July 17.
The Darling Downs Health mobile women’s health nurses have clinics planned for Proston, Nanango and Kingaroy in July.
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.
A Youth Mental Health First Aid course for parents and carers will be offered by Darling Downs Health at the Murgon-Cherbourg Youth Hub from next month.
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.
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.
Nathan McDowell has been in training for a year for a 120km fundraising bike ride which will start in Kingaroy on June 29.
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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.
The mobile women’s health clinics will be visiting Blackbutt, Nanango, Kingaroy, Goomeri and Kilkivan this month.
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).
“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.
People who have not been vaccinated can now visit Queensland’s public and private hospitals.
A morning tea held at the South Burnett Enterprise Centre on Saturday morning has raised $1016 for the Cancer Council Queensland.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says South Burnett patients are once again enduring unacceptable wait times for their Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme claims.
Blue Care has won a $55 million State Government tender to deliver palliative care across nine hospital and health service regions in regional Queensland.
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.
The South Burnett has played host for the past few days to retired rugby league superstar Johnathan Thurston AM.
The State Government is offering all Queenslanders a free flu vaccination as the State faces a severe outbreak of Influenza A.
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.