Health a hurdle to closing the gap

Image courtesy of  CWAATSICH.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today reported dismal progress on closing the gap in Indigenous life expectancy, but more Indigenous people in Maranoa are taking command of their health according to CWAATSICH CEO, Cheryl Lawton. "I've been the CEO for the last fifteen years and I've seen … [Read more...]

Roma at the eye of optical health

Charleville woman, kay Smith, is one of the patients to receive sight-saving cataract surgery.

An extensive team of ophthalmologists, nurses and medical staff converged on the Roma South West Hospital last weekend to deliver cataract surgery to sixty patients from surrounding regions. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients from 13 districts including Charleville, Dalby, St George … [Read more...]