The National Rural Health Alliance, the peak body for rural health in Australia, has welcomed the Federal Government’s expansion of Medicare rebates for telehealth consultations until March 31 next year.
One new confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported in Queensland on Thursday – a healthcare worker linked to the Ipswich Hospital cluster.
COVID-19 restrictions in the South Burnett have been relaxed back to the level which existed prior to the recent Toowoomba scare.
Health Minister Dr Steven Miles has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic has not peaked globally – despite there being no new cases to report in Queensland for the second day in a row.
There are now 31 active cases of COVID-19 in Queensland following the confirmation of three new cases on Saturday and two on Friday.
There were no new cases of COVID-19 reported in Queensland on Thursday however Queensland Health released an updated list of contact tracing alerts.
Eight new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Queensland on Wednesday – the largest daily number since the latest cluster began in mid-August.
Record numbers of university students are heading to rural and remote areas to build a career in health, according to a new report.
Two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Queensland on Monday, taking the number of active cases in the State to 27.
Two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Queensland on Sunday, including a 32-year-old nurse at Ipswich Hospital.
Queensland Health reported one new case of COVID-19 on Saturday, a woman aged in her 60s living on Russell Island.
More than 900 patients from NSW have been treated in Queensland hospitals every week during the pandemic.
Two new cases of COVID-19 in Queensland were confirmed by Health Minister Dr Steven Miles on Thursday morning.
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Two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Queensland were announced on Wednesday.
Three new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Queensland on Tuesday but only two of the people were infected locally.
COVID-19 restrictions introduced on Monday will not see the Cherbourg community go into lockdown again, but visitors from pandemic hot spots are not being encouraged.
Ten South Burnett residents with low to mid-range mental health issues will now have the opportunity to have regular chats with pre-graduate psychology students in a unique partnership.
The COVID-19 directions in the South Burnett and Cherbourg also mean new restrictions for visitors at hospitals, aged care centres and disability accommodation providers.
COVID-19 restrictions in the South Burnett – which started at 8:00am on Monday – are likely to remain in force for at least a fortnight.