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Melissa Facebook
EOI open for carer and consumer representatives

The Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service’s Mental Health and Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Service (MHATODS) values the voice and opinions of people in our community and recognises the importance of working together. One way we do this is by giving people with a lived experience of mental illness the opportunity to have their voice heard and to actively participate in shaping and continually improving services within the Cairns and Hinterland region as consumer and carer representatives.

Julianne Boneham
New Board member announced

Former nurse, Julianne Boneham has become the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Board’s newest member.Board Chair Clive Skarott said he was delighted to welcome Ms Boneham as the Board’s ninth member.

10 years on from one of FNQ’s worst dengue outbreaks

Health authorities are celebrating the near elimination of outbreaks of one of the most debilitating tropical diseases in the Cairns region.

Nursing Graduates
Graduate nurses start their new careers

Health Service welcomed 36 new nursing graduates in May.

Cairns South
Artist impressions released for Cairns South Health Facility

Construction of the Cairns South Health Facility is a step closer, with the release of artist impressions for this unique dual-purpose health centre as part of the detailed design process.

Indigenous Art Work Request

We have an exciting opportunity for our local Aboriginal and Torres strait islander artists and graphic designers. The Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service have recently undergone a ‘rebrand’ in order to better connect with our staff and community. As part of this project, the we are looking at commissioning some unique indigenous artwork that both represents our health service, our region and complements our existing brand.  The artwork will be used in brochures, posters, online, and more.

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Last updated: 31 August 2018