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Kingaroy LAC Elects Executive

Kingaroy LAC Elects Executive

The Kingaroy Local Ambulance Committee held its Biannual General Meeting at the temporary station in Haly Street on Thursday night (August 22).

Circles Help To Build Strength

Circles Help To Build Strength

Barambah PaCE is bringing its Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) facilitator, Michell Forster, back to town later thiss month to host “Circles of Wellbeing” for women as a way to help women, heal, de-stress and unload their burdens.

Work To Start Soon On<br> $2m Hospital Upgrade

Work To Start Soon On
$2m Hospital Upgrade

Builders will be starting work soon on a $2 million upgrade to Kingaroy Hospital.

Four New Ambulances For South Burnett

Four New Ambulances For South Burnett

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has officially handed over four new ambulances to paramedics at the Kingaroy, Nanango and Yarraman ambulance stations.

A ‘Shot In The Arm’

A ‘Shot In The Arm’

Blackbutt’s medical centre complex on the corner of Pine and Coulson streets has been officially opened

Renal Service Expands At Hospital

Renal Service Expands At Hospital

Four more South Burnett renal dialysis patients will be access care closer to home following an expansion of facilities at Kingaroy Hospital.

Warning About ‘Fake’ Immunisations

Warning About ‘Fake’ Immunisations

Queensland’s Chief Health Officer has warned parents to beware of “fake” homeopathic vaccinations.

Concerns Over Youth Strategy

Concerns Over Youth Strategy

South Burnett welfare agencies have serious concerns about the Strategy for Youth, released recently by the State Government.

Pulse Confirms It Will Run Hospital

Pulse Confirms It Will Run Hospital

The Board of Pulse Health has confirmed its intention to continue managing the South Burnett Private Hospital, the South Burnett Regional Council announced this afternoon.

$3.5m Ambulance Station Takes Shape

$3.5m Ambulance Station Takes Shape

Kingaroy’s new $3.5 million ambulance station is rapidly taking shape in Kent Street and has just passed an important milestone.

Hospital Talks ‘Progressing Well’

Hospital Talks ‘Progressing Well’

South Burnett Regional Council CEO Ken McLoughlin says discussions with Pulse Health to continue running the South Burnett Private Hospital are “progressing well”.

A Cracker Of An Idea … Not

The State Government won’t be listening to a recommendation by Young LNP members to reinstate Cracker Night in Queensland.

Concerns Over Child Welfare Report

Concerns Over Child Welfare Report

The Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) has welcomed most of the recommendations of the final report into Queensland’s child protection system … but with a number of reservations.

Pulse ‘Highly Likely’ To Run Hospital

Pulse ‘Highly Likely’ To Run Hospital

Pulse Health CEO Phillipa Blakey confirmed today the NSW-based company is “very keen” to reach an agreement with the South Burnett Regional Council to continue management of the South Burnett Private Hospital in Kingaroy.

Something For Blokes

Something For Blokes

Men don’t usually talk about their health … it’s apparently “a bloke thing”.

Pulse ‘Keen To Run Hospital’

Pulse ‘Keen To Run Hospital’

South Burnett Council may not have to take over management of the South Burnett Private Hospital after all

Older Women Qualify For Screening

Older Women Qualify For Screening

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says more women than ever will have the opportunity to access breast screening through BreastScreen Queensland.

Council To Run Private Hospital

Council To Run Private Hospital

The future of the South Burnett Private Hospital in Kingaroy has been assured with a decision by the South Burnett Regional Council to take over running the facility.

It’s Magpie Time Again!

It’s Magpie Time Again!

Magpies will soon be patrolling their territory but a few simple actions could help people avoid or minimise the chances of injury from aggressive birds.

Health Workers Brush Up On Drugs

Health Workers Brush Up On Drugs

Do you take five or more medicines a day? Do you know how these medicines interact with each? Does your doctor know? This was the wake-up call that came from a meeting of mental health professionals in Kingaroy last week.

Warning To Parents About Batteries

Warning To Parents About Batteries

Queensland Health has issued an alert to parents following the death of a child on the Sunshine Coast at the weekend.

Business Invited To Join<br> Healthy Eating Campaign

Business Invited To Join
Healthy Eating Campaign

The South Burnett’s “Good Food Choices Program” is back and Council is calling on food businesses in the South Burnett region to become involved.

Legionella At Four Local Hospitals

Legionella At Four Local Hospitals

Testing has detected legionella bacteria in water samples at four South Burnett hospitals

$128,000 For Respite Care

Carers in Cherbourg will benefit from a $128,000 Federal Government grant to the Ny-ku Byun Respite Service.