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Learn How To Beat Cyberbullies

Two free cyberbullying seminars led by Dr Michael Carr-Gregg are being held in Kingaroy this week.

Program To Tackle Diabetes

If you have a family history of Type 2 Diabetes, are carrying some extra weight around your waist or are not as active as you used to be, you could be at increased risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.

Infections Top Hospital Treatment

Kingaroy Hospital staff may have been run off their feet over Christmas … but at least they had a bit of variety as to the types of patients they were treating.

United In Making A Difference

United In Making A Difference

Something amazing is happening in Nanango … in less than a week, an idea by two women to help raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation has snowballed into a community effort involving more than 60 people.

Take A Healthy Pit Stop

It’s time to take a pit stop on your health …

Busy Time At Kingaroy Hospital

Busy Time At Kingaroy Hospital

Kingaroy Hospital staff were run off their feet over the Christmas-New Year holiday break

Parkinsons Group To Meet At Orana

Parkinsons Group To Meet At Orana

A support group for people in the South Burnett region with Parkinson’s Disease, their families and carers will kick off on Monday (January 14).

Patient Travel Subsidy Doubles

Patient Travel Subsidy Doubles

Rural and regional Queenslanders seeking medical treatment will welcome the doubling of the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme which comes into effect this month.

Take Extra Care In Hot Weather

Take Extra Care In Hot Weather

With temperatures in parts of Queensland predicted to soar to over the next few days, South Burnett residents have been warned to take care.

Helicopter Services Face Shake-Up

Helicopter Services Face Shake-Up

The AGL Action Helicopter Rescue Service will be forced to replace one of its current choppers when proposed changes to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) regulations come into force.

Rotary Helps Hospital

Rotary Helps Hospital

Patient bathrooms in the South Burnett Private Hospital will be upgraded thanks to a $15,000 donation

Healthy Tips To Survive Christmas

Healthy Tips To Survive Christmas

With Christmas and summer holidays approaching, the Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service has provided some helpful tips for enjoying the festive season, and staying healthy.

Horan Warns PM Over Health Cuts

Queensland Hospital and Health Boards have written to Prime Minister Julia Gillard to warn against the negative impact of Commonwealth funding cuts – including a threat to Hospital Emergency Department performance.

12 Ways To Survive Christmas

12 Ways To Survive Christmas

Worried about Christmas? We all know it can be one of the most stressful times of the year. Qualified counsellor Bill Jackson, from South Burnett Counselling, has put together 12 tips to help you “survive” Christmas!

Local Health Service Faces<br> $6.1m Budget Black Hole

Local Health Service Faces
$6.1m Budget Black Hole

A Federal Government funding recalculation which has slashed $6.1 million from the annual Budget of the Darling Downs Regional Health Service – halfway through the Budget year – has left the local health authority reeling.

HIV Tests Still Important

The Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service is taking advantage of World AIDS Day (December 1) to remind South Burnett residents of the importance of regular screening.

New Bus Will Be A Lifesaver

New Bus Will Be A Lifesaver

BreastScreen Queensland’s brand new mammography bus has rolled into Kingaroy

Raelene’s In The Pink

Raelene’s In The Pink

Champion athlete Raelene Boyle enjoyed going for gold for Australia … but these days she’s also a big fan of pink.

Rabies Risk Draws Closer

Rabies Risk Draws Closer

Did you know that rabies is now present only 350km from northern Australia? This is a bit closer than Moffatdale is to Stanthorpe …

Local Residents Appointed To Health Board

Local Residents Appointed To Health Board

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg has named South Burnett councillor Cheryl Dalton and former Kingaroy Shire councillor Terry Fleischfresser to the new Darling Downs Hospital and Health Board.