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Department of Health media releases

13 April 2018Svensson Heights water supply in Bundaberg
29 March 2018Be campfire safe this Easter break
20 March 2018Not just decay: Dentists detect kids underlying health conditions
15 March 2018Closing the gap on Indigenous oral health
8 March 2018Queensland women urged to increase activity
7 March 2018Queensland's female researchers leading the way
22 February 2018Belt up below the bump
21 February 2018Whooping cough cases down but not out in Queensland
14 February 2018National Condom Day calls for Queenslanders to wrap-up
8 February 2018Queensland mothers still smoking during pregnancy
8 February 2018Digital in Queensland Health's DNA - eHealth Expo 2018
4 January 2018Mosquito control measures at Lytton
22 December 2017The message is simple: don't touch bats
11 December 2017Dear Santa, all we really want is Queenslanders' poo
7 December 2017New online portal connects Queensland's GPs and public hospitals
30 November 2017HIV infections in Queensland down but not out
29 November 2017Workshop driving improvements to maternity care
29 November 2017Queensland-designed patient safety tools go global
16 November 2017Don't let your bottom get on top of you this Food Safety Week
6 November 2017Three day international health conference kicks off in Brisbane
8 October 2017Have your final say
5 October 2017Measles alert for Brisbane and the Gold Coast
29 September 2017Queensland Health reports on legionellosis and Legionella
19 September 2017Three nation approach to preventing harms in hospitals
13 September 2017Sepsis, the silent illness threatening our kids
5 September 2017Queensland flu season is officially past its peak
5 September 2017Subtle symptoms at heart of problem
29 August 2017Flu season continues
29 August 2017International conference heads to Brisbane
27 August 2017Make no.2 your no.1 priority
21 August 2017Queensland puts paediatric sepsis under microscope
15 August 2017Flu numbers soar
11 August 2017Introduce children to a dentist early
10 August 2017New appointee to help drive eHealth innovation
1 August 2017Flu season is here
21 July 2017 Toowoomba chemotherapy review confirms patients received correct care
17 July 2017Queensland Health prosecutes company after radiation injury
3 July 2017 Bridge to Brisbane participants - get training!
22 June 2017 Make No.2 your No.1 priority
16 June 2017 Empowering the state's health workforce
30 May 2017 Knowing your numbers could save your life
25 May 2017 Celebrating palliative care nurses across Queensland
19 May 2017 Be allergy aware
17 May 2017 Spread the facts, not the flu
2 May 2017 Flu hits hard for asthma sufferers
27 April 2017 Keeping elderly Queenslanders on their feet
18 April 2017 Getting straight answers for a healthier lifestyle
12 April 2017 Protecting your sweet tooth this Easter
11 April 2017 Queenslanders told to get a jab to protect against the flu
10 April 2017 Clinical trial of steroid treatment for children with Bell’s Palsy
4 April 2017 Free tetanus shots offered to those in cyclone Debbie clean-up zone
29 March 2017 New oxygen therapy for children with acute respiratory failure
29 March 2017 Queenslanders urged to keep healthy during cyclone clean-up
5 March 2017 More help for mental health patients
22 December 2016 Queensland Health shuts dental clinic
9 November 2016 Don't risk it when it comes to 'raw and risky foods'
24 October 2016 Convenience the key for iconic Queensland screening program
6 October 2016 Queensland Health investing in innovation
20 September 2016 Study sheds light on childhood TB in Queensland
7 September 2016 Mozzie monitoring? Look in your own backyard!
23 August 2016 QH moves to notify cardiac patients about bacteria
8 August 2016 QCWA's cooking gets a healthy makeover
3 August 2016 BreastScreen Queensland saving lives for 25 years
3 August 2016 Measles alert
7 July 2016 Dengue virus has a new distant relative
31 May 2016 Quitline here to help you butt out this World No Tobacco Day
25 May 2016 Queenslanders getting some Straight Answers
16 May 2016 Preparation the key to a good death
6 May 2016 Beat the flu this season, get vaccinated
28 April 2016 Indigenous bubbas encouraged to get their jabs
26 April 2016 Health start-ups invited to present speed pitches at the inaugural eHealth Queensland Expo
18 April 2016 Grants available for community groups
7 April 2016 Special invitation extended to women up to 74 years
7 April 2016 How to stay on your feet and avoid serious injury
22 March 2016 Stay water safe this Easter break
16 March 2016 Parents taking unnecessary risk with unreliable online info
15 March 2016 Final report into virus outbreak at Herberton Hospital released
8 March 2016 Ravenshoe Review - lessons learned from tragedy
3 March 2016 Learn where to spray to keep mozzies at bay
24 February 2016 Mosquito spraying in Rockhampton after positive Zika test
10 February 2016 New Zika case in Queensland
6 February 2016

Zika virus confirmed in traveller returning from El Salvador

5 February 2016 Chief health officer to release Herberton Hospital interim report
5 February 2016 Queenslanders may be affected by contaminated lettuce
26 January 2016 Don't ruin Australia Day by poisoning your guests
19 January 2016 How healthy are your kid’s lunch boxes?
21 December 2015 Tips to avoid stress at Christmas time
19 December 2015 Campaign shows lack of food safety common sense
10 December 2015 Independent investigator appointed to lead Ravenshoe review
1 December 2015 Health board member deadline extended to 6 December
1 September 2015 'Brisbane' flu virus sees cases spike 
21 August 2015 Five measles cases confirmed at University of Queensland
19 August 2015 TI renal dialysis unit officially opened
17 August 2015 Frozen or canned: Nutritious cooking companions for seniors
3 August 2015 Stop the rot
9 July 2015 Flu season underway, but there's still time to vaccinate
25 June 2015 Queensland Health warns against consuming raw milk
25 June 2015 Report evaluates Queensland's performance in food safety regulation
24 June 2015 Small hospitals score highly with patients
18 June 2015 Reassessing health and fitness as men get older
18 June 2015 Smoking no longer part of the show
16 June 2015 Mental health services score highly
11 June 2015 ICU teams coping well with critical demand
5 June 2015 Queensland tapped by US to develop MERS-CoV antibody
27 May 2015 Influenza is avoidable - vaccinate
22 May 2015 Fighting food allergies
19 May 2015 Measles case in Brisbane
7 May 2015 Don't cool down your sun safety habits this winter
4 May 2015 Hand hygiene could free you from flu
4 April 2015 Whooping cough vaccine not running out in Queensland
1 April 2015 Queenslanders commit to fight against Hendra
26 March 2015 Supporting Indigenous Kidney Health
25 March 2015 Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Queensland
18 March 2015 Queensland's gastro rate no laughing matter
13 March 2015 Salmonella spike prompts health alert
12 March 2015 Keep clear of cracked, dirty eggs
6 March 2015 Blue-green algae toxin research
2 March 2015 Gastro outbreak prompts investigation
23 February 2015 Hot weather hazards follow Cyclone Marcia
23 February 2015 Medication advice following TC Marcia
23 February 2015 Salmonella spike prompts health alert
17 February 2015 Food recall update
13 February 2015 Healthy Weight Week is food for thought
11 February 2015 Taking FebFast further
10 February 2015 Ross River Virus a real threat
9 February 2015 CHO urges women to be ovarian cancer aware
30 January 2015 Kids off to kindy? Make a date to vaccinate!
29 January 2015 Kid's Indigenous respiratory team to visit Cunnamulla and Charleville
23 January 2015 Keep your steak safe this weekend
15 January 2015 Back to school: Helping families plan and prepare
11 December 2014 Chief Health Officer warns against consuming raw milk
10 December 2014

Computer issues at Queensland Health

1 December 2014 Novartis flu vaccine not used in Queensland
19 November 2014 Smoking trends down butt not out
19 November 2014 Put the bite on junk food
19 November 2014 Obesity fuels growing health problems
19 November 2014 Get moving to a healthier, happier life
12 November 2014

Emergency research foundation saves Queensland lives

5 November 2014 Barrett report finalised
31 October 2014 Board concerns addressed at RBWH meeting
10 October 2014 Ebola test result negative
9 October 2014 Cairns nurse isolated, being assessed
11 September 2014 Tests negative for Ebola virus disease
11 September 2014 Chief Health Officer calls for calm over suspected Ebola case
11 September 2014 Gold Coast patient isolated, assessed
25 August 2014

New health executive appointments

17 July 2014 Queensland to adopt new blood lead notification level
16 July 2014 Qld Dept of Health reviewing new national lead level study
12 April 2014 Keeping safe after a cyclone
12 April 2014 Cape York health facilities survive cyclone with little damage
21 March 2014 Update on medical contracts
20 March 2014 Transcript - AMA interview on 4BC
20 March 2014 Director-General presses on with personal approach
19 March 2014 Director-General to front doctors' meeting
10 March 2014 Gatton piggery investigation
6 March 2014 Queensland Health responds to QUT water quality research
6 February 2014 Lead a healther lifestyle to reduce cancer risk
5 February 2014 Measles outbreak sparks health warning for travellers to the Philippines
24 January 2014 Mental health workshops help with drought recovery
7 January  2014 Bat deaths prompt health warning
Last updated: 19 May 2017