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Two new senior executives join Central West

Two new senior staff will join the executive team of the Central West Hospital and Health Service from the end of January.

Mental health support available 24/7 throughout festive period

Although the Christmas holidays are often a happy and joyful time, they can also be a challenging period for some.

Longreach Hospital dental clinic redevelopment under way

Work is nearing completion on the redevelopment of the dental clinic at Longreach Hospital.

Community Service Announcement - Christmas

Central West Hospital and Health Service hospitals and primary health care centres will have adjusted hours of operation in place over the Christmas and New Year break weeks.

Dust haze conditions for Central West

Central West residents with respiratory conditions need to be cautious over the next few days with a dust haze currently affecting parts of the region.

Top staff thanked

Two senior staff members received special mentions during the Central West Hospital and Health Service’s annual staff awards presentations in Blackall on 1 November.

Talented staff awarded for building better health in the bush

Three Central West Hospital and Health Service individuals and two teams have been honoured with awards for their outstanding commitment to building better health in the bush.

$7.24 million new Boulia PHC and Wellbeing Centre project completed

A Community Open Day will be held to celebrate the completion of work on the new $7.24 million Boulia Primary Health Centre and Wellbeing Centre in the Central West.

Double celebration for Central West medical imaging services

The Central West Hospital and Health Service’s first CT scanner at Longreach Hospital has scanned nearly double the number of patients initially expected for its first year of operations.

Celebrating Mental Health Week in the Central West

A major health expo will be held in Longreach on 10 October as part of Mental Health Week activities in the Central West.

A year of achievements for Central West Health

Central West residents have benefitted from improvements in services and health infrastructure over the past 12 months.

Longreach dental clinic

Over the past two years, the Central West Hospital and Health Service has been focussed on completing a major refurbishment of Longreach Hospital and other additional mechanical and air-conditioning works.

Last updated: 17 March 2020