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Department of Health media releases

Date Description
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: 1 April 2015