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 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.
Men don’t usually talk about their health … it’s apparently “a bloke thing”.
South Burnett Council may not have to take over management of the South Burnett Private Hospital after all
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says more women than ever will have the opportunity to access breast screening through BreastScreen Queensland.
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.
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.
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.
Queensland Health has issued an alert to parents following the death of a child on the Sunshine Coast at the weekend.
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.
Testing has detected legionella bacteria in water samples at four South Burnett hospitals
Carers in Cherbourg will benefit from a $128,000 Federal Government grant to the Ny-ku Byun Respite Service.
A horse as died from hendra virus on a Brisbane Valley property after becoming unwell over the weekend.
Council is currently having discussions with Pulse Health, operators of the South Burnett Private Hospital
Cherbourg residents will be able to gain a greater insight into the performance of the local hospital with the addition of Cherbourg Hospital to Queensland Health’s Hospital Performance website.
The South Burnett Autism Support Group is urging local residents to go green for a night to help raise funds to improve educational outcomes for children with autism in the South Burnett.
There’s a free “Esky Full Of Health” available for men at the Kingaroy RSL Tobruk Room from noon to 6:00pm today.
South Burnett surgeon Dr Russell Milkins was a guest speaker at the Kingaroy Primary Health Care Education Conference last weekend.
People across the South Burnett, Darling Downs and South West Queensland are being encouraged to sign up for their own personally controlled electronic health record as part of Australia’s new eHealth network.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says the 2013-14 State Budget handed down last night has focused on economic growth, rebuilding and making the South Burnett more resilient.
Four Kingaroy State High School students are looking for “victims” (or willing participants!) who are keen to improve their health and fitness.
It was a cold night – and numbers were down on last year’s event – but organisers were still happy with the special community concert held in Kingaroy on Sunday night promoting health and well-being.
The “Kingaroy Cruisers” campaign to raise funds for MS Australia is speeding up, with the launch of a special raffle and cash from other fundraisers starting to roll in.
Queensland Health has identified 10 people who have had contact with horses near Allora on the Southern Downs who were euthanased after contracting lyssavirus, a virus similar to rabies.