People are being invited to take part in a community-based COVID-19 vaccine immune response study run by a collaboration of health and university researchers.
The Darling Downs Health mobile women’s health nurses have clinics planned for Goomeri, Kilkivan, Kingaroy and Blackbutt in April.
Two new faces have joined the Darling Downs Hospital and Health Board.
Adults aged over 65 – and people at the highest risk – will soon be eligible to receive a fourth COVID-19 vaccination.
A Blackbutt man is hoping to raise awareness about epilepsy – and encourage the community to support fundraising activities – during the Make March Purple campaign.
Japanese Encephalitis Virus has been detected in a third Queensland piggery, believed to be in the South Burnett region.
Biosecurity Queensland is urging pig owners to be on the alert after Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) was confirmed at a second piggery in Queensland.
Almost 40 current and former Murgon Hospital staff got together at the Murgon Services Club recently for a reunion lunch to mark the hospital’s 50th anniversary.
The newly formed Cherbourg Health Council Forum met for the first time last week to discuss community concerns about the provision of health services in the town.
Agriculture Minister David Littleproud says the Federal Government has invested $69 million in battling the outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) in Australia.
Darling Downs Health Service mobile women’s health nurse Marcia Hunt will be visiting Goomeri and Kilkivan next month.
The Kingaroy Local Ambulance Committee has handed over more equipment to local ambos in a bid to make their jobs that little bit easier.
LifeFlight medical specialists are offering a free training course to South Burnett residents to provide them with the skills they need to potentially save a life in an emergency.
A public alert has been being issued by Queensland Health following a confirmed human case of Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) in Queensland.
South Burnett Regional Council has offered some timely advice to residents to help keep mozzies – and the diseases they can carry – at bay.
The National Rural Health Alliance – an umbrella body which represents 42 national health organisations – has urged whichever party wins the next Federal Election to stop funding “small, fragmented initiatives that merely plug gaps” in the rural health system.
Darling Downs Health has announced a change to the COVID-19 testing hours at Kingaroy Hospital.
Years of blood, sweat and tears to keep a private hospital open in Kingaroy are about to pay off … South Bank Medical Group is exploring an exciting redevelopment of the site.
There is no data available on the number of referrals from the South Burnett to specialist pain clinics, Health Minister Yvette D’Ath has admitted.
The South Burnett and its neighbouring regions have seen a significant upswing in COVID-19 vaccination rates over the past two months.