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.
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.
Darling Downs Health Board members have inspected $135,000 worth of renovations recently completed at Murgon Hospital.
Work began on Monday on a $255,000 expansion of the Meals On Wheels kitchen in Kingaroy
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.
South Burnett CTC workers put on a special treat in Kingaroy on Tuesday for local residents who have been affected by domestic violence.
The Queensland Country Women’s Association is agitating for government support to raise awareness about Q fever.
Free clinics are being held in the South Burnett this week for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents to receive their annual flu shots.
South Burnett nurses hosted local events earlier this month as part of National Advanced Care Planning Week.
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.
South Burnett residents who want to avoid the flu this year should get vaccinated between mid-April and the end of May.
Kingaroy Child Health will be offering three free seminars next month on “positive parenting”.
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.
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.
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
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.
The Red Ant Round-Up attracted about 240 people – including more than 150 health professionals – to Kingaroy at the weekend.
South Burnett Regional Council has received a $10,000 grant to develop a plan aimed at tackling alcohol and drug abuse in the region.
The Federal Government has announced an extra 39 aged care beds for the South Burnett.
CCTV cameras and swipe cards are being installed as part of a $120,000 security upgrade at Murgon Hospital.
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!
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.
The Karinya aged care facility in Nanango will receive more than $450,000 in funding from the Federal Government for upgrades.
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.