A Phase 1 trial to test medical drone deliveries in the South Burnett is about to end, but Darling Downs Health is confident a second, larger trial, will be able to take off early next year.
The medical profession is mourning the shock death of Professor Dennis Pashen on Thursday evening after a tragic accident in Tasmania.
A campaign to tackle a critical shortage of foster carers in the South Burnett was launched in Wondai on Friday morning.
The South Burnett Regional Council’s annual health expo ensured that Kingaroy Town Hall was packed with stalls – and information – on Thursday.
A Goomeri woman is urging South Burnett residents to “Get2it” when it comes to bowel cancer screening.
A program at Cherbourg this year which targeted the link between skin conditions and heart disease has won a national health award.
Darling Downs Health hospitals had 48,461 patients present to emergency departments in the September quarter, up 8.9 per cent compared with the same time last year.
A morning tea was held at Murgon Hospital to thank the Murgon Hospital Auxiliary – and a string of local community groups – for their support.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says the delivery of chemotherapy treatment at the Kingaroy Hospital has been a huge win for local cancer patients.
Darling Downs Health’s mobile women’s health nurses will be at various locations in the South Burnett in November.
The instruction went out on Thursday night … make as much noise as you like!
Queensland Health has issued a warning to Queenslanders aged 65 and older to make sure they are up-to-date with their COVID-19 booster shots following a spike in hospital admissions.
A special linedancing event held in Wondai on Saturday has raised $600 for the McGrath Foundation to support local breast care nurse Sue Cox.
A free Urgent Care Clinic was officially opened on Monday in the grounds of the Toowoomba Medical and Dental Centre in a bid to take pressure off local emergency departments.
A new Preventative and Chronic Disease Clinic – which opened its doors earlier this month – is already having a positive impact on the Cherbourg community.
Two local community groups hosted a free community barbecue held in the Kingaroy Town Hall Forecourt on Thursday evening to mark Mental Health Week.
The theme for the 2023 South Burnett Relay For Life was magical – “The Magic of Relay: Dream It, Hope It, Cure It!” – but the real magic was the efforts of the fundraisers.
Volunteers from four Local Ambulance Committees enjoyed a brush up in first aid and CPR training at a mini-workshop in Kingaroy on Wednesday.
“Pinking Up South Burnett” – the region’s annual fundraising campaign for the McGrath Foundation’s breast care nurses – was officially launched on Friday with a generous private donation.
Darling Downs Health’s mobile women’s health nurses will be at various locations in the South Burnett in October.