Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has welcomed the announcement that the State Government will inject $23.4 million to help cut the wait for people needing important eye surgery, including 361 people in the local health area.
The Federal Government has announced the geographic boundaries for the new Primary Health Networks which will be set up in July next year following the axing of funding for the Medicare Local network.
A special expo was held in Kingaroy on Wednesday to put information at the fingertips of carers
About 60 people gathered at Kingaroy Town Hall on Friday night to have a ball
South Burnett residents are being challenged to prepare healthy meals every day next week
Kingaroy-based not-for-profit group South Burnett Peace Of Mind has organised a special social dinner dance on Friday night for a group of people who often miss out on the better things in life.
South Burnett residents gathered at the Kingaroy Art Gallery on Friday night to mark the start of Mental Health Week and celebrate the hidden talent we have in the local community.
Parents and carers of adults with a disability met in Kingaroy recently to learn more about the new National Disability Insurance Scheme.
TAFE Queensland South West will be holding one-day workshops in Kingaroy and Cherbourg later this month targeting falls – one of the major risks for older people.
Mental Health Week (October 5-12) is being marked in the South Burnett with a number of activities aimed at raising awareness about mental health issues and services in the local community.
Parents are again being warned of the dangers of button batteries after RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifted a toddler who reportedly swallowed one yesterday.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says the 2500 nurses and midwives in the Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service will get a payrise next year – their fourth since the election of the LNP State Government.
New boxes have been provided at Kingaroy Hospital so visitors can give feedback on their experiences.
Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott says the Federal Government is all about “removing red tape” rather than creating “onerous obstacles” for charity organisations such as Angel Flight.
A new Kingaroy hospital is still a key priority for the State Government, but it’s just a matter of finding the $70-$80 million necessary to get the job done.
R U Ok? But what do you do if the answer is “no” … of if you find yourself with someone in the midst of a mental health crisis?
South Burnett residents have been invited to enter an art competition to help mark Mental Health Week.
Darling Downs South West Queensland Medicare Local is “funded and will honour contracts, commitments and memberships until June 30, 2015”, chairman Dr Graham Baker said today.
Aboriginal nurses and midwives today called on the Federal Government to reconsider cuts to university scholarship programs, saying they will impact on progress towards closing the gap in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and employment.
Confused by the new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)? Aged over 60 and caring for a disabled son or daughter? Then this workshop on Monday in Kingaroy is for you.