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...]

Cancer facilities to relieve travel burdens on South Westpatients

Charleville Hospital - Image courtesy of Wetland Wanderer

A project to increase the cancer care facilities at public hospitals in Charleville, Roma and St George will be left in the capable hands of Charleville Nursing Unit Manager, Nicky McKellar. The expansion of services will take place over the coming months and aims to alleviate travel burdens on … [Read more...]

Telehealth helps deliver support for chronic pain sufferers in the South West

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Telehealth technology is helping deliver help and support to individuals living with persistent or chronic pain in the South West. Participants in the South West Hospital and Health Service’s Manage Your Pain Group are linked by video-conference to experts at the Gold Coast Interdisciplinary … [Read more...]