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Support Link For Young People

Support Link For Young People

Darling Downs Health has created a new job, based in Kingaroy, aimed at identifying and supporting young people at risk of a mental health illness.

Free Mental Health Workshop

Free Mental Health Workshop

A free mental health training workshop will be held in Kingaroy on June 20, part of series being organised by Darling Downs Health in a bid to better equip rural communities facing ongoing pressures associated with the drought.

Health Board Inspects Renovations

Health Board Inspects Renovations

Darling Downs Health Board members have inspected $135,000 worth of renovations recently completed at Murgon Hospital.

Work Starts On Kitchen Upgrade

Work Starts On Kitchen Upgrade

Work began on Monday on a $255,000 expansion of the Meals On Wheels kitchen in Kingaroy

Hospitals Look For Green Solutions

Hospitals Look For Green Solutions

Darling Downs Health – the authority responsible for all South Burnett public hospitals – says it is taking action to address the potential impacts of climate change.

CTC Puts On A Special Treat

CTC Puts On A Special Treat

South Burnett CTC workers put on a special treat in Kingaroy on Tuesday for local residents who have been affected by domestic violence.

QCWA Calls For Action On Q Fever

QCWA Calls For Action On Q Fever

The Queensland Country Women’s Association is agitating for government support to raise awareness about Q fever.

It’s Time To Tackle Flu

It’s Time To Tackle Flu

Free clinics are being held in the South Burnett this week for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents to receive their annual flu shots.

Nurses Reflect On Busy Week

Nurses Reflect On Busy Week

South Burnett nurses hosted local events earlier this month as part of National Advanced Care Planning Week.

Mobile Clinics For Women

Mobile Clinics For Women

Darling Downs Health Service mobile women’s health nurse Marcia Hunt will be visiting a variety of locations in the South Burnett this month to conduct free health clinics.

Get Ready For Flu Season

Get Ready For Flu Season

South Burnett residents who want to avoid the flu this year should get vaccinated between mid-April and the end of May.

Positive Parenting In Kingaroy

Positive Parenting In Kingaroy

Kingaroy Child Health will be offering three free seminars next month on “positive parenting”.

Nurses Want You To Plan Ahead

Nurses Want You To Plan Ahead

South Burnett nurses are hosting stalls next week to help the local community consider their future medical care and understand the importance of advanced care planning.

Morning Tea About Asbestos

Morning Tea About Asbestos

People with asbestos-related diseases – and their carers – have been invited to attend a free morning tea which will be held at the Kingaroy RSL Club next week.

Subbies Sought For Hospital Project

Subbies Sought For Hospital Project

Two of the companies shortlisted to build the new $73.9 million Kingaroy Hospital are actively seeking expressions of interest from South Burnett sub-contractors and suppliers

Drug Deaths Rising In Rural Areas

Drug Deaths Rising In Rural Areas

People who live in regional or remote areas use drug and alcohol treatment services at a higher rate than those in major cities … and they generally travel for longer to do so.

Round-Up Attracts Hundreds To Kingaroy

Round-Up Attracts Hundreds To Kingaroy

The Red Ant Round-Up attracted about 240 people – including more than 150 health professionals – to Kingaroy at the weekend.

$10,000 For Drug Action Plan

$10,000 For Drug Action Plan

South Burnett Regional Council has received a $10,000 grant to develop a plan aimed at tackling alcohol and drug abuse in the region.

Boost For Aged Care

Boost For Aged Care

The Federal Government has announced an extra 39 aged care beds for the South Burnett.

$120,000 Security Upgrade At Hospital

$120,000 Security Upgrade At Hospital

CCTV cameras and swipe cards are being installed as part of a $120,000 security upgrade at Murgon Hospital.

Locals Join Ride For Research

Locals Join Ride For Research

The South Burnett Rail Trail tempted Crawford couple Cliff Seiler and Ros Tigell to buy some new bikes and start riding again … now they’ve decided to pedal for a cause!

Murgon Expo Targets Safety

Murgon Expo Targets Safety

The third Community Health Expo organised by Murgon Area Community Health Nurses attracted a strong turnout of stallholders at the South Burnett PCYC on Thursday night.

Karinya Gets $450,000 Grant

Karinya Gets $450,000 Grant

The Karinya aged care facility in Nanango will receive more than $450,000 in funding from the Federal Government for upgrades.

Teens Missing Out On Vaccines

Teens Missing Out On Vaccines

Queensland Health is urging parents urged to keep an eye out for consent forms and ensure their children receive their free vaccinations, as the school immunisation program kicks off for the year.