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3 December Toowoomba Hospital now performing lifesaving pacemaker implantation


28 November Call for Warwick women to get free breast screen
27 November Program to provide excellence in child and family health
26 November Western Downs introduces MGP program
15 November Take five minutes to get five years peace of mind
13 November Caution against bushfire smoke advised
5 November Goondiwindi Meditrans service celebrates two-year anniversary


31 October Kindy kids story time helps elderly stay young at heart
29 October Kingaroy doctor finalists for Clinical Educator of the Year Award
25 October Call for Warwick women to get free breast screen
22 October BreastScreen Toowoomba screens it’s 400,000th woman
15 October Community barbecue kicks off annual ‘vet visit’
4 October Taking time for mental health at Baillie Henderson Hospital
3 October Get Sugar Savvy - Free Wellness Seminar
2 October Oncology infusion clinic providing patient centred care closer to home


25 September Prostate cancer is one of most important health issues faced by Australian men
23 September Rural Perioperative Training held at Darling Downs Health with great success
20 September Help shape maternity services at new hospital 
16 September Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation volunteer their services at Toowoomba Hospital dental clinic
13 September Tara Hospital kickstarting primary school student’s morning with a healthy breakfast
3 September Increased allied health services at Taroom Hospital improving patient health outcomes
2 September Think FAST and save a life


23 August Appointments now available for women’s health clinics
22 August Mobile breast screen service coming to Highfields
16 August Dalby Hospital expands renal dialysis service
1 August Appointments now available for women’s health clinics


29 July DonateLife Week aiming to double the number of registrations in Toowoomba
29 July Taroom Hospital’s medical practice infrastructure project completed
17 July A gift of compassion makes life easier for young patient
16 July Miles Hospital auxiliary celebrated their 60-year anniversary
15 July Darling Downs Health proactively raises awareness for National Diabetes Week
9 July Silver Rainbow LGBTI training successfully commenced at Darling Downs Health
5 July Darling Downs Health celebrates NAIDOC Week
1 July Successful contractor announced for Kingaroy Hospital redevelopment project 


26 June Recovery from stroke and aphasia an inspiration to others
19 June National Reconciliation Week commemorated at Tara Hospital
19 June Darling Downs Health South Burnett staff encouraging healthy smiles
11 June Innovative simulation training improving patient care 
3  June Tara Hospital celebrates the long tenure of auxiliary president


31 May Tara Hospital providing healthy meals to local childcare centre
30 May Dalby Hospital commences Hub and Spoke Model telehealth services
30 May Tara Hospital’s staff quarters refurbishment project completed
27 May Dalby Hospital Palliative Care unit received a generous donation of quilt
24 May Graduate Nurses recognised at Tara Hospital
22 May National Volunteer Week celebrated
22 May New renal home dialysis service opens at hospital
13 May Nurses and Midwives celebrated
9 May Warwick Hospital trailing new antenatal class schedule
2 May Time to tackle the flu before it tackles you


December 2018

23 December 2018    Mobile breast screen service coming to Pittsworth and Millmerran
12 December 2018    Nurse practitioners celebrated
12 December 2018    Whooping cough cases continue to be reported in Goondiwindi
12 December 2018    New study looks at spirituality of older people
12 December 2018    Dalby's palliative team named as one of state's best
12 December 2018    Oakey Hospital's refurbishments reach halfway point

November 2018

30 November 2018     Scientist takes out state award
29 November 2018     New unit opens for vulnerable patients at Warwick
28 November 2018     New chemotherapy trolley welcomed by staff
27 November 2018     Warwick Hospital staff step up for wellness
27 November 2018     It's never too late for a breast screen
26 November 2018     Stanthorpe Hospital roof back to its former glory
19 November 2018     Advocating for your own health
19 November 2018     Highly respected Stanthorpe doctor receives prestigious award
19 November 2018     Warwick Hospital's new ED officially opened
16 November 2018     Childhood immunisation rates strong
14 November 2018     CafĂ© Abuzz serving up healthy fare and jobs
13 November 2018     Clinicians mark World Diabetes Day
8 November 2018       Kingaroy Hospital project on track

October 2018

24 October 2018   Darling Downs Health cares for more patients than ever before
23 October 2018   Floresco celebrates one year of servicing community
19 October 2018   Make a free mobile women's health clinic appointment in November
17 October 2018   Stanthorpe Hospital roof project moves to next phase
12 October 2018   Cherbourg community acting to address FASD
10 October 2018   New program to address emotional eating
9 October 2018     Rotary Club donates funds for chemotherapy trolley
5 October 2018     Visiting vets return to Cherbourg
3 October 2018     Mental Health Week event to help break down stigmas

September 2018

28 September 2018   It's never too late for a breast screen
28 September 2018   Hospital welcomes new senior dentist
27 September 2018   Inaugural healthy living event draws support of local town
26 September 2018 Nurse Navigators connect patients with best care
21 September 2018   Make a free mobile women's health clinic appointment in October
12 September 2018   Awareness initiatives to shine spotlight on mental health
11 September 2018   New online course to support nurses in career move
10 September 2018   New Toowoomba Hospital clinics deliver greater choice for mums
6 September 2018     New roof project starts at Stanthorpe Hospital
5 September 2018     Stroke Week - check yourself before you wreck yourself
4 September 2018     Goondiwindi Hospital welcomes $10,000 donation
4 September 2018     Goondiwindi locals encouraged to have a conversation

August 2018

29 August 2018  Goondiwindi Hospital commits to 'baby friendly' status
24 August 2018  Speech Pathologists celebrate their invaluable profession
22 August 2018  Initiative allows health staff to spend more time caring
17 August 2018  Chinchilla challenged to "paint the place pink" for BreastScreen
17 August 2018  Make a free Mobile Women's Health Clinic appointment in September
6 August 2018    Mental Health Week event to help break down stigmas
1 August 2018    Top tips for winter wellness and avoiding the flu
1 August 2018    Hospital celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

July 2018

25 July 2018  DDHHS transfusion nurse takes message to the world
25 July 2018  Make a free mobile women's health clinic appointment in August
20 July 2018  Guest surgeon helps give back quality of life to Kingaroy man
16 July 2018  DDHHS celebrates inspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women
11 July 2018  Temporary ward to be built at Toowoomba Hospital
11 July 2018  National Diabetes Week a reminder to check yo'self before you wreck yo'self
2 July 2018    Health service celebrates 'deadly' women as part of NAIDOC week

June 2018

27 June 2018   Health staff leading the way with wellness challenge
25 June 2018   Make a free Mobile Women's Health Clinic appointment in July
18 June 2018   Southern Downs team behind new pregnancy app concept
18 June 2018   Next stage of Warwick Hospital emergency department upgrade ramps up
15 June 2018   BreastScreen mobile service heading to Taroom, Miles and Wandoan
15 June 2018   It's not too late to book an appointment for a breast screen in Roma
12 June 2018   New online health pathway creates 'virtual health community'
8 June 2018     Twilight Talk addresses common health complaint
7 June 2018     Donate Life Service of Remembrance pays tribute to organ/tissue donors
1 June 2018     Hundreds of people attend Aged Care and NDIS Expo 

May 2018

31 May 2018   Stanthorpe Hospital welcomes new director of nursing
28 May 2018   Aged Care and NDIS Expo brings more than 60 exhibitors together
24 May 2018   Make a free Mobile Women's Health Clinic appointment in June
23 May 2018   Breaking down stigma during Schizophrenia Awareness Week
23 May 2018   Hospital hosts Japanese doctor as part of international collaboration
21 May 2018   New palliative care app for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
16 May 2018   Last chance to book BreastScreen appointment in Roma
14 May 2018   Dalby Hospital Renal Unit thanks Rotary for donation
10 May 2018   CSIRO presentation on Low Carb to be held in Toowoomba
1 May 2018     DDHHS Executive Director Allied Health appointed to peak body
1 May 2018     Mental health service offers innovative therapy thanks to men's shed

April 2018

27 April 2018    Toowoomba renal team works to Close the Gap in Cherbourg
20 April 2018    Make a free Mobile Women's Health Clinic appointment in May
11 April 2018    Stay on your feet and don't be an April fall
11 April 2018    Work starts on Warwick Hospital emergency department upgrade

March 2018

29 March 2018    Good dental hygiene important for every-bunny this Easter
27 March 2018    Child health nurse takes part in baton relay
21 March 2018    Make a free Mobile Women's Health Clinic appointment in April
15 March 2018    DDHHS celebrates Close The Gap Day in Cherbourg
14 March 2018    National Rural Health Commissioner visits Darling Downs
8 March 2018      Health service celebrates International Women's Day
6 March 2018      New training programs inspire next generation of rural GPs

February 2018

27 February 2018    Graduate nurses and midwives welcomed across DDHHS
21 February 2018    Cardiac Outreach Service celebrates 10 years with new local testing
21 February 2018    BreastScreen leaving Stanthorpe soon - don't miss out, book now
21 February 2018    Internationally acclaimed parenting program offered free in Toowoomba
21 February 2018    Make a free Mobile Women's Health Clinic appointment in March
15 February 2018 South Burnett residents urged to ensure vaccinations up to date
14 February 2018    DDHHS inaugural Health Check Pitstop held
14 February 2018    Warwick Hospital linking students to future local health jobs
13 February 2018    DDHHS commemorates tenth anniversary of apology
9 February 2018      How to be a "cool cat" in heatwave conditions
8 February 2018      Warwick Hospital growing its own doctors with rural program

January 2018

31 January 2018    New DON brings passion and experience to Kingaroy Hospital
31 January 2018    Positive feedback sees free parenting program come to Cherbourg
31 January 2018    Hospital serves up new $9.76 million state-of-the-art kitchen
19 January 2018    Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service partners with Cognitive Institute
16 January 2018    Forty interns start their next phase with DDHHS
05 January 2018 Make your health your priority this year



22 December 2017    Bucket list trip leads to inspirational meeting
20 December 2017    Festive feast brings Christmas cheer to hospital patients
19 December 2017    Warwick Hospital helps spread Christmas cheer
14 December 2017    DDHHS renal telehealth program wins state award
13 December 2017 Night-shift ‘elves’ transform hospital into Christmas wonderland
13 December 2017    Child health service to relocate to Oakey Hospital
12 December 2017 DDHHS thanks volunteers for a great year’s efforts
08 December 2017    Pet health focus of Cherbourg program howled a success
06 December 2017    Hospital staff say giving is more important than receiving at this time of year
06 December 2017    New shuttle bus to run between Highfields and BreastScreen Qld
05 December 2017    Donation helps kids breathe easier

November 2017

30 November 2017    Warwick Hospital mo bros get hairy for a worthy cause
30 November 2017    Community to have greater role in Warwick Hospital’s operations
28 November 2017    Toowoomba Hospital first in state with Resident Guide app for junior doctors
28 November 2017    Patients benefit from new telehealth hub at Toowoomba Hospital
24 November 2017    DDHHS committed to ‘Stand Up, Speak Out’ against domestic violence
24 November 2017 Quota donates $500 towards Kingaroy Hospital ultrasound machine appeal
22 November 2017    Sun rises on new hospital ward areas
17 November 2017    World Prematurity Day celebrated at Toowoomba Hospital
17 November 2017    Free Well Women’s health clinics in December
16 November 2017 Public health warning over safe cooking of meat
14 November 2017    Hospital staff work hard to reduce impact of diabetes
14 November 2017    International Pathology Day
10 November 2017    200 take to the netball court to stop domestic violence
07 November 2017    Midwife cycles 560 kilometres to raise funds for hospital
03 November 2017    Revamped gardens go on show for open day
02 November 2017    Southern Downs women encouraged to book in for a free breast screen while mobile service is in Warwick
01 November 2017    EMET Training for Rural Hospitals

October 2017

25 October 2017       Social netball day rescheduled
20 October 2017       Continence clinics give life-changing confidence to Darling Downs women
19 October 2017       Toowoomba Hospital wedding a very special event for Warwick family
16 October 2017       Circle of Security parenting workshops to be held in Murgon
10 October 2017       Kingaroy Hospital midwives get behind pregnancy and infant loss memorial service
10 October 2017       Booking a breast screen with workmates motivates women to be checked
6 October 2017         Baillie Henderson Hospital to host health service’s first mental health and wellbeing expo
6 October 2017         Community members come together to benefit babies
3 October 2017         League legends to visit Oakey Hospital for community barbecue

September 2017

27 September 2017   Ground-breaking project to help combat antenatal anaemia
27 September 2017   Social netball day a reminder that domestic violence does not discriminate
26 September 2017   Take care of your heart this World Heart Day
25 September 2017   Darling Downs Health Pathways
20 September 2017   Chinchilla parents hail free parenting program a great success
15 September 2017   A country practice makes perfect for graduate midwife
14 September 2017   No such thing as an average day’s work for hospital’s ‘real ward boss’
14 September 2017   DDHHS mental health service asks RU OK?
12 September 2017   Clinical facilitator makes her mark at Kingaroy Hospital
12 September 2017   Busy women can book in for Saturday breast screen
12 September 2017 Old friends reunite unexpectedly at DDHHS awards 43 years after nursing training
11 September 2017   Oakey Hospital’s Spring Fair set to bloom
11 September 2017 Much-loved hospital mural to be preserved forever in photographic form
11 September 2017   Toowoomba Hospital nurse represents Queensland in national organisation
8 September 2017     Toowoomba Hospital educator wins Women in Technology award
5 September 2017     International award for researcher
5 September 2017     A decade of pastoral care comes to a close for Pauline
5 September 2017     Think F.A.S.T. during Stroke Week
4 September 2017     Mothers of newborns receive special present to mark new chapter
4 September 2017     New program means stroke patients can be diagnosed FAST at Warwick

August 2017

31 August 2017 Smiles all round as new dental facility takes shape
30 August 2017 Warwick Hospital emergency department seeing an influx of flu patients
29 August 2017 Hospital laundry awash with new high-tech equipment
25 August 2017 New $2.6 million primary health hub and staff accommodation opened at Miles Hospital
22 August 2017 Top 5 program improves care for patients with memory or thought difficulties
22 August 2017 Hospital staff already sweet enough
22 August 2017 Research uncovers ways to reduce the cost of chemotherapy drugs
21 August 2017 Dr Marni Austin to present lecture on anxiety at Twilight Talks tomorrow
18 August 2017 The grass is greener for Baillie Henderson Hospital gardener
17 August 2017 Free Well Women’s health clinics in September
16 August 2017 New kitchen served up at Warwick Hospital
3 August 2017   Toowoomba Hospital emergency team helps bushwalkers
2 August 2017   New ‘Lift the Lip’ program promoted as part of Dental Health Week
1 August 2017   Toowoomba Hospital a nursery for medical talent
1 August 2017   Warwick mums and bubs benefit from Rotaract donation
1 August 2017   Murgon Hospital welcomes donation of new air conditioner

July 2017

27 July 2017 Toowoomba Hospital raising awareness of head and neck cancer
26 July 2017 New furniture helps loved ones to support palliative care patients
20 July 2017 Thousands celebrate NAIDOC Week in the Darling Downs
14 July 2017 BreastScreen mobile coming to Gatton in July-August
14 July 2017 BreastScreen Toowoomba celebrates record year and 25th anniversary
14 July 2017 Free Well Women’s health clinics in August
14 July 2017 Sterilising upgrade nearing completion
11 July 2017 Internationally acclaimed parenting program offered free in Chinchilla region
10 July 2017 South Korean delegates seek advice from Darling Downs rural healthcare leaders
6 July 2017   Love and simplicity the key to a long and healthy life
5 July 2017   Toowoomba Hospital social workers sleep out to support homeless
5 July 2017   Miles Hospital nurse celebrates five decades on the job

June 2017

30 June 2017 BreastScreen Toowoomba celebrating 25 years
29 June 2017 DDHHS celebrates NAIDOC Week 2017 with a series of events
27 June 2017 New facilities for Cherbourg and Murgon
23 June 2017 “Father of Queensland rural medical education” set to retire after 40 years of service
22 June 2017 Hundreds attend Community Information Expo about aged care, NDIS and wellness
22 June 2017 Immunisation program to reduce rising rates of meningococcal disease
22 June 2017 Mother shares story of heartbreak and hope ahead of Rock of Remembrance Service
22 June 2017 Global project comes to South Burnett as part of National Palliative Care Week
21 June 2017 Extra hand washing important to manage Shigella outbreak in Cherbourg
20 June 2017 Construction starts on Murgon Hospital roadway entrance works
20 June 2017 Health service staff put best foot forward on Socks4Docs Day
19 June 2017 BreastScreen mobile in Charleville until 30 June
19 June 2017 BreastScreen mobile visiting Oakey in July
14 June 2017 Patients to benefit from Murgon Hospital upgrades
14 June 2017 Kingaroy Hospital Auxiliary generously donates $27,000 C Mac machine
13 June 2017 New Director of Nursing brings passion and expertise to South Burnett
12 June 2017 Specialist mental health clinic launched at Toowoomba Hospital
12 June 2017 Free Well Women’s health clinics in July
7 June 2017   New Indigenous-designed ward signs unveiled at Toowoomba Hospital
7 June 2017   Health workers tie the knot at Oakey Hospital
7 June 2017   Tackle the flu and take home a shirt in Kingaroy
5 June 2017   Mother finds some solace from tragic loss of son through organ donation
5 June 2017   New nurses supported to reach next stage of career
1 June 2017   Grand building to receive roofing upgrade
1 June 2017   Much-loved South Burnett nurse retires after 39 years

May 2017

31 May 2017   Toowoomba woman shares survival story ahead of Donate Life Service of Remembrance
30 May 2017   World No Tobacco Day celebrated as more smoking patients kick the habit
26 May 2017   RN’s journey to help renal patients
26 May 2017   Have the coffee conversation
24 May 2017   Support close at hand for new parents with text message trial
23 May 2017   Toowoomba Hospital MRI service welcomes first patient
19 May 2017 New neurologist joins Toowoomba Hospital team
19 May 2017   Schizophrenia Awareness Week 21 to 27 May
19 May 2017   Upgrade means renal patients can now receive treatment in wards
17 May 2017   Patient able to attend funeral thanks to new health technology
17 May 2017   Toowoomba Hospital welcomes new renal specialist
9 May 2017 National Volunteer Week celebrated
8 May 2017     Make your health your priority this year
5 May 2017 Heart specialist returns to Toowoomba Hospital
5 May 2017     Midwives, mums and babies celebrate ‘labour of love’
4 May 2017     Tackle Flu campaign launched at Health & Wellbeing Expo
4 May 2017     Health workers roll up their sleeves for Red25 Blood Challenge

April 2017

28 April 2017   DDHHS strengthening links with communities
28 April 2017   New director of medicine at Toowoomba Hospital
27 April 2017   Pittsworth as busy as Pitt Street for Health Expo
19 April 2017   BreastScreen mobile coming to Mungindi, Dirranbandi and Bollon in May
13 April 2017   New DON brings wealth of experience to Millmerran Multi-Purpose Health Service
13 April 2017   Indigenous Health Worker overcomes the odds to attain university degree
10 April 2017   New prayer box at Goondiwindi Hospital provides comfort in times of need
6 April 2017     Make your health your priority this year
6 April 2017     BreastScreen Queensland Mobile Service out and about in May
4 April 2017     New program supports mental health carers at Toowoomba Hospital
3 April 2017     Age no barrier to excellence as Oakey nursing home residents named Show champions
3 April 2017     BreastScreen mobile in Dalby until 21 April 

March 2017

22 March 2017   Local students visit aged care residents at Oakey Hospital
21 March 2017   Indigenous Health Expo helps to close the gap
16 March 2017   Murgon Hospital emergency room works
16 March 2017   Forum showcases Cherbourg’s world-class approach to Indigenous health
15 March 2017   Kingaroy Hospital now more easily accessible for patients and visitors
15 March 2017   Construction about to start to replace Farr Home building
14 March 2017 Miles of smiles welcome completion of new primary health hub at Western Downs hospital
14 March 2017   Upgraded power generator proves its worth at Taroom Hospital

February 2017

24 February 2017   Hearing health worker helps children achieve full learning potential
15 February 2017   New Medical Superintendent for Cherbourg and Murgon hospitals
13 February 2017   New graduate midwife loving life at Kingaroy Hospital
10 February 2017 New graduate midwives start at Toowoomba Hospital
3 February 2017     New sharps bin promotes syringe safety

January 2017

9 January 2017   Toowoomba Hospital speech pathologist wins state-wide award



19th December    Technology helps nurses gain skills
19th December    Inglewood becomes a ‘dementia-friendly’ town
13th December    Program develops rural medical leaders of tomorrow
7th December High five for hospital staff
5th December      Darling Downs team takes out Premier’s Award
1st December      Public Health doctor reminds residents to beware of handling bats


29th November    Texas MPHS auxiliary secures grant to improve pool heating equipment
29th November    Texas MPHS celebrates five weeks of floral Friday fun
29th November    Advice for residents to “stay cool” in hot conditions
28th November    Technology helps to make the cancer journey a little shorter
28th November    Technology helps rural and remote child health nurses gain skills
23rd November Spreading the Movember message
21st November    Experienced nurse to provide mental health support in Millmerran
18th November    World Premmie Day celebrated at Toowoomba Hospital SCN
15th November More maternity choices for Goondiwindi women
14th November    Hospital auxiliary celebrates silver anniversary and history of support


28th October  Toowoomba Hospital specialist wins UQ award
24th October  New palliative care room at Cherbourg to help support families
24th October  Farr Home project starts
24th October  Board members tour Murgon Hospital
7th October    Hospital buildings on the move to new home
5th October    Animals delight residents at Oakey Hospital


30th September   Significant achievements in healthcare highlighted in annual report
30th September   Toowoomba turns pink for annual breast cancer awareness raising month
30th September   Ground broken on significant infrastructure projects at Miles Hospital
28th September   Council seeks better health outcomes through consumer participation
27th September   Works underway at Kingaroy Hospital
26th September   Inaugural ‘Focus on You’ expo draws healthy crowd
26th September   New initiative encourages patients to bring their medications to hospital
22nd September Babies have a friend in the Warwick Hospital
20th September   Hospital snags win in Carnival of Flowers gardening competition
8th September     Adult Acute Mental Health Unit’s family rooms receive a freshen up
8th September     Stroke treatment keeps elderly patients in good stead


31th August  Team praised for work behind the scenes
30th August  Plans announced to refurbish Warwick Hospital’s emergency department
24th August  Oakey Hospital enters iconic Carnival of Flowers gardening competition
24th August  Hatching chickens create talking point at aged-care facility
24th August  Twilight health expo puts residents’ needs in focus
24th August  Big smiles guaranteed at Inglewood oral health expo
19th August  New BreastScreen premises officially opened by state’s Chief Health Officer
18th August  Forty years of service celebrated at Warwick Hospital
16th August  Eligible seniors encouraged to take part in free bowel cancer screening program
12th August  Blood workshops a hit in the west
12th August  Toowoomba Hospital celebrates Speech Pathology Week
12th August  Air-conditioning and infrastructure maintenance project at Stanthorpe Hospital welcomed
3rd August    Community feedback sought on Toowoomba Hospital redevelopment project


28th July   Help is at hand for common health complaint
26th July   BreastScreen Queensland Mobile Service to visit Chinchilla
21st July   Toowoomba Hospital’s Guiding Stars celebrate 10 years
21st July BreastScreen to reopen at 661 Ruthven Street
20th July   Local cancer trials one step closer with appointment of trials nurse


28th June   Exciting infrastructure plans announced for Miles Hospital
20th June   Counselling services at Oakey to start this week
10th June   Generous donation boosts equipment in Women’s and Children’s Unit
10th June   Staff welcome newborn baby into the world at Oakey Hospital’s Emergency Department
10th June   Special Mother’s Day delivery for Stanthorpe Hospital
7th June Innovative online training for supervisors and supervisees
6th June     Community members invited to help shape future health care


26th May    Hospital staff come together for Palliative Care Week
24th May    Residents share survival stories ahead of Donate Life Service of Remembrance
23rd May    Police officers and hospital workers take to the cricket pitch to raise funds for DV
18th May    Darling Downs Hospital and Health Board Chair welcomes two new members
18th May    Kingaroy Hospital Auxiliary Inc. recognised during National Volunteer Week
13th May Schizophrenia Awareness Week 15 to 21 May
10th May    Give Happy, Live Happy, during Volunteer Week 2016
9th May      Jandowae Hospital opens its door to visitors for garden party and open day
9th May McGrath breast care nurses to be honoured on International Nurses Day
5th May      Midwives, mums and babies join together in celebration
5th May      Board Chair announces new hospital and health service chief executive
4th May May is a great month to make Mum's health a priority


26th April Mental health first aid course focuses on providing help to all people
26th April Mt Lofty Heights Nursing Home opens its doors and heart to new resident
20th April LJ’s Hair and Beauty joins the BreastScreen conversation
18th April Stay on your feet during April No Falls month
13th April Construction tender awarded for Toowoomba Hospital CT service expansion
13th April Blood products workshop draws attendees from Toowoomba and beyond
11th April Dr Jeff Prebble to present at Twilight Talks this Wednesday evening
7th April   New BreastScreen premises to deliver increased convenience to clients
5th April   Rural Generalist Pathway heads to Central West for junior doctor workshop
5th April   Kingaroy Hospital welcomes new Senior Medical Officer
1st April   Well-known local hairdresser joins the conversation that could be a life saver


24th March  Dengue fever case in South Burnett prompts public health warning about mosquitoes
22nd Match Stanthorpe Hospital commemorates Close the Gap day
18th March  Last casting call for plaster technician
16th March  Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service commits to Close the Gap
15th March  New telehealth clinic eases the pain for rheumatology patients
11th March  Bowel cancer experience prompts mum to speak out
10th March  The conversation that could be a life saver
9th March    Register now for the Dry Up program at the Toowoomba Hospital
9th March    Queensland Rural Generalist Pathway the only way for these bush doctors
8th March    Health Service celebrates International Women's Day - and the roles of 80 per cent of its workforce
1st March    Tickets still available for la Bonne Vie luncheon


24th February New advisory group aims to build community relationships
24th February Board members tour Goondiwindi Hospital's new kitchen
24th February New telehealth suite opens at Milmerran Multipurpose Health Service
18th February Patient bus service between South Burnett and Toowoomba Hospital starts
18th February Jandowae welcomes 'home' new hospital staff members
18th February American-born doctor recognised for creating at Kingaroy Hospital
18th February Ladies' day to promote joy and laughter
15th February Hospital thanks family for generous donation in most difficult of times
11th February La Bonne Vie luncheon
10th February New $8.1m Toowoomba Hospital theatre set to improve patient care
10th February Dr John Douyere appointed as Medial Director of Rural Generalist Pathway
5th February   Kind care inspires family to donate to Jandowae Hospital
5th February   Cricket stumps turn pink to raise funds for breast cancer care
4th February BreastScreen digital mobile service out and about in 2016
3rd February   DDHHS calling for community input
3rd February   Graduate Nurses welcomed by DDHHS
1st February   On the road for women's health


28th January Fountain House renovations officially opened
20th January Workshop gives rural training doctors a head start in anaesthetics
13th January Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service farewells Chief Executive



21 December Babies have a friend in the Goondiwindi Hospital
18 December Toowoomba Hospital serves up Christmas Cheer
17 December Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service Chief Executive set to leave to take up position in Townsville
14 December Temporary relocation of Emergency as Warwick Hospital upgrades continue
09 December Volunteers celebrate at annual Christmas lunch
02 December Auxiliary purchase helps mothers of Goondiwindi


30 November New expanded radiology service opens at Warwick Hospital
26 November Special Care Nursery Family Day draws a crowd
23 November Hospital thanks staff and volunteers of Emergency Blood Donor Panel
20 November Goondiwindi Hospital cooks up new kitchen
19 November World Premmie Day celebrated at Toowoomba Hospital SCN
17 November Public health advises residents to stay cool in heatwave conditions
18 November Health workers join forces to combat kidney disease
10 November New service offers help to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
10 November Board funds second CT scanner for Toowoomba Hospital


29 October Program celebrates 10 years of healthy hearing and happy babies
29 October Chinchilla Hospital continues to care for patients in wake of major hail storm damage
28 October New CT Scanner operational at Goondiwindi Hospital
26 October Pink Ribbon Day commemorated with 17th Annual Walk of Hope
22 October Resident looks forward to providing input to health service
20 October October shines spotlight on 24/7 service to support people who have experienced sexual assault
19 October Community and businesses contribute to Oakey Hospital’s palliative care suite
15 October Doctor urges residents to consider Q Fever vaccination
09 October Toowoomba Hospital bids farewell to well-liked, skilled plaster technician
02 October Darling Downs and South Burnett hospitals deliver more care to patients
02 October Tenders awarded for Toowoomba Hospital MRI project


29 September Art show celebrates resident’s creativity
29 September Presentation acknowledges dedication of Wondai’s volunteers
25 September Miles Hospital welcomes new Director of Nursing
25 September Expo takes over the streets of Tara to put mental health in the spotlight
17 September Miles Hospital celebrates 30 year association with Meals on Wheels
17 September Taroom experiences inspire next generation of nurses
16 September Oral health team keep healthy mouths smiling across Southern Downs


28 August Spring Fair celebrations kick off week full of community events
28 August Workshops offer targeted drug and alcohol training for youth workers
12 August DDHHS looking forward to more nurse graduates
12 August Physio-led Pilates class puts clients in right posture
12 August Toowoomba nurse set to hit the open road to raise awareness about depression
07 August Flooring upgrades at Warwick Hospital
05 August Family tragedy inspires conversations about organ donation


30 July Coffee conservations help to change lives
25 July New name unites community-based, aged care services provided by DDHHS
24 July DDHHS unveils memorial to Dr Roger Guard and Dr Jill Guard
15 July One-stop-shop for women’s health
13 July Warwick Dental Clinic services temporarily relocated
13 July Heart donor recipient inspires students during school talk
08 July Cherbourg staff member receives health-service wide award
02 July BreastScreen mobile visit to Withcott cancelled


30 June Success of GP Liaison Officer role praised
29 June Public lecture to focus on end-of-life issues
26 June Local knitters brighten patients’ days
25 June Helping new arrivals
22 June Toowoomba Hospital looking for community input
17 June BreastScreen mobile at new North Toowoomba location
16 June Parenting program gives families skills to build better relationships
16 June Millmerran Multipurpose Health Service welcomes new doctor
16 June Go blue for bowel cancer
05 June Health workers take over airwaves to share kidney health messages
05 June Mum and Mia keep hospital staff on their toes


27 May DDHHS transfusion nurse to speak at national symposium
26 May BreastScreen’s mobile service popular in and around Toowoomba
25 May Room renovated for palliative care patients at Oakey Hospital
25 May Oakey Hospital volunteer congratulated for tireless support
15 May Minister opens Community Care Unit
11 May Second chance for Cherbourg residents to “tackle flu”
07 May Chinchilla midwives celebrate international day with a ‘baby boom’
05 May Three-in-a-row celebrated on International Day of the Midwife
01 May BreastScreen service rolls through remote, country towns


24 April Toowoomba-trained nurse shares memories of war and peace
24 April NRL star Johnathan Thurston backs program to vaccinate against the flu
20 April Health and wellbeing expo showcases local services in Pittsworth
08 April April is No-Falls month
08 April Volunteers use iPad technology to gather feedback
12 April Hospital and Health Service and GP Connections join forces to deliver Primary Health Network for Darling Downs and West Moreton
10 April Program offers new parenting skills to Millmerran families
09 April Dinner dance set to celebrate Baillie Henderson Hospital’s 125th anniversary
08 April Close the Gap draws support of NRL player
07 April Donations bring joy to aged care residents
07 April Physio-led Pilates class puts clients in right posture


27 March Hospital hosts public lecture about stroke prevention
17 March Baby born on Toowoomba icon’s 105th birthday
06 March Security upgrades at hospital
06 March Donations provide more space at hospital
02 March Wandoan staff member answers call for cyclone help
06 March Doctor calls time with local hospital


27 February Health workers encourage a breast check for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women
26 February Eggs linked to salmonella cases
24 February BreastScreen to expand hours
24 February DDHHS Board invests in South Burnett
27 February Dalby Hospital midwives gain lactation consultant qualifications
19 February Vaccination dates are vital
19 February DDHHS welcomes maxillofacial surgeon


22 January Help is at hand for rarely discussed yet common health complaint
08 January Make a breast screen your New Year’s resolution



23 December Say cheers to safe alcohol consumption
22 December Endoscopy patient gets treatment sooner than expected
22 December Tender awarded for expansion of Endoscopy Department
22 December Help is at hand over the festive season
16 December Food safety tips for the festive season
15 December Smoking banned at Toowoomba hospitals in the New Year
14 December BreastScreen mobile service heading to Woolworths Drayton and City Golf Club in 2015
10 December Volunteers celebrate at annual Christmas lunch
10 December Public patients access state-of-the-art surgery in local private hospital
10 December Summer sun poses health risks for Darling Downs residents
09 December Program links schools with mental health services
05 December State-of-the-art birthing suites opened in Stanthorpe


19 November Preserving the miracle of antibiotics
12 November Tips to avoid diabetes
10 November Toowoomba Hospital Emergency Department continues to improve
07 November Special Care Nursery gears up for second annual family picnic
05 November Generous donation keeps tiny patients cost and warm
05 November Respiratory clinic visits Cherbourg
04 November Toowoomba's first bowel cancer awareness event


22 October   Early detection saved my life
21 October   BreastScreen mobile to visit Harvey Norman and Bunnings
22 October   DDHHS Annual Report tabled in Parliament
22 October   Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service performance continues to improve
13 October   Telehealth conference shines spotlight on future of rural health care
01 October   Toowoomba turns Pink in October


29 September OT helps patient regain her independence
23 September Oral health scholarship broadens health career options
23 September Patients encouraged to provide feedback on hospital experiences
12 September Toowoomba Hospital Stroke Service praised by patients
10 September Toowoomba Hospital works to spread stroke message
09 September Hospital welcomes women's health doctor
03 September Maternity Home Care now a seven day service
01 September Paediatric nurses train for enhanced emergency paediatric care at Toowoomba Hospital
01 September Toowoomba Hospital Medical Imaging provides new levels of comfort


21 August Baillie Henderson laundry does one million kg

Last updated: 4 January 2018