Australian researchers say peanut allergies could become a thing of the past if breakthrough research from the University of South Australia develops a radically new way to vaccinate people against the potentially life-threatening condition.
A temporary Child Development Clinical Nurse Consultant has been hired by the Darling Downs Child Health Service.
Fines for illegally parking in spaces reserved for people with disabilities will double from $266 to $533 under changes the State Government plans to introduce next year.
An Office of Rural Health is being set up by the State Government as part of a Queensland Health shake-up to improve health services.
Primary school students in the South Burnett have been invited to take part in a “Name The Crane” and colouring-in competition to mark the recent installation of a tower crane at the Kingaroy Hospital redevelopment site.
Queensland’s Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young has withdrawn a whole-of-community smoke warning but has urged people to remain vigilant while fires continue to burn across the State.
South Burnett residents have been urged to take precautions to minimise their exposure to smoke.
The smoke from so many bushfires in southern Queensland has prompted an alert from Queensland Health.
Residents from Proston and surrounding areas have been invited to attend a special workshop organised by Darling Downs Health on November 12.
A Kingaroy doctor is in the running to win a prestigious national medical award.
A site in Kingaroy has been named as one of more than 60 PFAS-contaminated places in Queensland.
Speak up, reach out for help … these are the messages that the South Burnett Suicide Prevention Working Group is trying to spread during Mental Health Week.
The drought has been blamed for a sharp rise in the number of people coming into contact with dead or dying bats.
South Burnett residents have been invited to help shape the future of maternity care at the new Kingaroy Hospital.
A special lawns bowls day has been scheduled this Sunday (September 22) in Kingaroy to raise funds for the South Burnett Autism Support Group.
There’s going to be a lot of pink about in the South Burnett in November when a special breast cancer awareness campaign spreads from one end of the region to the other.
Thursday is R U OK Day, the day when we are reminded of the importance of having meaningful conversations with the people in our lives
Kingaroy Hospital Auxiliary members had the opportunity on Friday to view the new Optiflow Thrive Machine for anaesthetics which they helped to purchase,
Cherbourg Health Service is marking Women’s Health Week with a Family Health Day which aims to raise awareness of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD).
Nanango resident Rosemary Hansen can’t understand why she has had to battle with bureaucracy – and haunt her local MP’s office – to get Queensland Health just to reimburse her Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme entitlements
Kingaroy Cinema’s main theatre was packed to overflowing on Monday night for the special charity screening of the Michael Hutchence biopic, “Mystify”.
The Kingaroy Local Ambulance Committee has begun planning an event to celebrate 100 years of ambulance service in the town.
Darling Downs and West Moreton Public Health Network has unveiled its new website which provides details of PHN-funded services in the South Burnett and Cherbourg local government areas.
A small ceremony was held on Wednesday afternoon to mark the start of the main building construction phase of the new $73.9 million Kingaroy Hospital.