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Cardiac Rehabilitation program helps Biloela patients

When Jim Handley felt breathless and a tightening in his jaw he had no idea he was suffering a heart attack.

CQ Health moves to stable executive leadership

Two executive appointments will help build a stable leadership team at Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service.

Information session for potential Gladstone Hospital contractors

Businesses in the Gladstone region are invited to an information session next week to learn about local opportunities in the new Gladstone Hospital Emergency Department project.

Take care in flood clean-up

Rockhampton health-care providers are working together to ensure they’re resourced to treat any injuries that arise in the pending floodwater clean-up.

Rehabilitation Registrar role a first for Rockhampton

Rockhampton Hospital has gained approval to recruit an accredited advanced trainee in Rehabilitation medicine.

Staff specialist Dr Ganesh Gnanasekaran started work in the Rehabilitation Unit at Rockhampton Hospital in 2015 and quickly recognised the need for the position.

Banana Allied Health team on the move

Banana residents have access to rapidly growing allied health services thanks to a team of new and enthusiastic health professionals at Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service (CQHHS).

Gladstone heart patients on the run

(Kneeling) patient Ken Fry and Exercise Physiologist Tim Parker, (standing, from left) Clinical Nurse Leisa Lowry, former patient Brian Clarke, patient John Lawson, Gladstone Hospital Auxiliary President Kerry Rose, former patient Denise Campbell, Auxiliary Treasurer Jenny McLeod and Auxiliar

Snake bite tips

Rockhampton Hospital Emergency medicine specialist Dr Tanya Mellett has some tips for people who suspect they’ve been bitten by a snake.

As soon as you suspect you may have been bitten by a snake call for help, including Queensland Ambulance Service on triple-0.

Gladstone Hospital gets new Orthopaedic Clinic

Gladstone Hospital is introducing a specialist orthopaedic clinic today, reducing the need for patients to travel away for treatment. Executive Director Gladstone-Banana Jo Glover said specialists would run clinics twice a week, providing assessment and review of all orthopaedic patients locally in Gladstone.

Vaccines offered free through schools

All Year 7 students are eligible for free vaccines as part of the Queensland School Immunisation Program. Dr Kerryn Coleman, Director of the Central Queensland Public Health Unit, urged parents to chase up their children’s consent form early in the year to enable their children to participate.

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