Spread the Facts, Not the Flu

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Queensland Health is urging Queenslanders to get serious about protecting themselves, their loved ones and anyone else they come into contact with against the flu. The ‘Spread the facts, not the flu’ campaign, has been launched this week across the regions and Queensland’s Acting Chief Health … [Read more...]

Listening Tour on the Way

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As the member for Warrego Ann Leahy joins with LNP Leader Tim Nicholls serving up sharp criticism of his appointment, new South West Hospital and Health Board Chair Jim McGowan says he’s planning a listening tour of the region as soon as possible. “The board and I will hit the ground running over … [Read more...]

New blood for South West health board


The South West Hospital and Health Board takes on a new look with the State Government today appointing a new Chair, welcoming three new members and reappointing an existing one. Minister for Health Cameron Dick says the incoming members would join four existing board members. “I have asked Mr … [Read more...]

Palliative Care Week in the South West

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South West Queensland residents are being urged to document their future health care plans as part of Palliative Care Week from 21 to 28 May. South West Hospital and Health Service Nursing Director of Cancer and Palliative Care Services Georgina Jones says it is important people completed … [Read more...]

Free Workshops – Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid

Knowing the signs and symptoms of mental health problems, where and how to get help, and what sort of help will be the subjects of focus for two free workshops being held for Maranoa Residents in early June. South West Hospital and Health Service Regional Adversity Coordinator Gavin Johannesen … [Read more...]