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21 July 2020
Qld Health funding helps Torres Strait islands receive 4GX mobile base
station upgrades


5 May 2020
Celebrating midwives’ role


28 April 2020
Avoid the flu and get vaccinated

Recent news


7 April 2020
Fever/flu clinic for Weipa


7 April 2020
Changes in oral health services in Torres and Cape


13 March 2020
Cape York health facilities prepared for potential cyclone


6 March 2020
Landmark Indigenous leadership program for Torres and Cape Health


21 February 2020
It’s Apples on Boigu

14 February 2020
Condom Day highlights importance of consent, as well as safe sex
COAST research officer Pelista Pilot – right – and COAST study lead Dr Allison Hempenstall.
7 February 2020
Cellulitis community treatment research program enters data analysis phase


9 January 2020
Aurukun and Coen situation


8 January 2020
Aurukun camp visit


20 December 2020
Generous Christmas hamper donations for vulnerable Weipa residents


12 December

Tucking in to tasty tucker on Christmas Day

12 December
Stay food safe over Christmas


6 December
Be careful and prepared during stinger season


6 December
Button batteries present hidden menace at Christmas time

8 November 2019
Take precautions to avoid mossie bites


1 November 2019
Keep diabetes in mind all year round and work with family to avoid it


1 November 2019

Thursday Island Hospital GP named Australian Registrar of Year


27 September 2019
Torres and Cape HHS looks to future after a year of achievements


30 August 2019
Community screening for Strep infections and kidney disease in Cape York children wrapping up


23 August 2019
Free breast cancer screening at Wujal Wujal, Hope Vale and Cooktown


23 August 2019
Gifts of comfort and hope for Cape York communities


16 August 2019
Have a word with your local speech pathologists


26 July 2019

Reflecting on successes during Dental Health Week

19 July 2019
Young persons’ health checks successful

Contact information

Communications and MediaEmail  |  Phone

Local enquiries:
Communications and Public Affairs Officer
Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Service
Level 9, CITI Building, Cnr Spence and Sheridan St.
CAIRNS  QLD  4870

TCHHS-Comms-Media@health.qld.gov.au

+61 7 4226 5974

Media inquiries:
Corporate Media team
Queensland Health Building
33 Charlotte Street
BRISBANE QLD 4000 Australia

news@health.qld.gov.au

+61 7 3708 5379

Last updated: 4 August 2020

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