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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.

New staff accommodation
New staff accommodation opens at Mareeba Hospital

Three new staff accommodation houses, costing $1.5M, have been opened at the Mareeba Hospital. Member for Cook, Cynthia Lui, said the project was part of the government’s commitment to the improving health services in regional Queensland.

Bubs latch on as hospital celebrates breastfeeding
Bubs latch on as hospital celebrates breastfeeding

Local mothers and their babies are joining Cairns Hospital staff at a ‘Latch On’ morning tea today (Tuesday 7 August) to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week.

Donor recipient inspired to give back
Donor recipient inspired to give back

For most of us, a phone call at 3am a few days before Christmas would be unwelcome, but for Cairns nurse Anna Lillie, it was life-changing. Anna was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 11 and required daily dialysis after her kidneys failed at aged 30.

Birth Center
Family Birth Centre Celebrates First Birthday

The Cairns Hospital Family Birth Centre is celebrating its first birthday (1 August) with the very first baby born in the centre, Gianna Mae Vozzo.

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