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9 January 2020
Aurukun and Coen situation

8 January 2020
Aurukun camp visit
 

12 December

Tucking in to tasty tucker on Christmas Day

Recent news


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


19 July 2019
All urgent ED patients seen immediately


5 July 2019
Strong response to successful screening program in NPA update


5 July 2019
Keep diabetes in mind all year round and work to avoid it


21 June 2019
Increased budget to support new health services


21 June 2019

Strong response to screening program under way in NPA


14 June 2019
New edition of Primary Clinical Care Manual launched


14 June 2019
Health authorities managing kidney infection in NPA children


11 June 2019
Taking control of individual health outcomes


7 June 2019
Antibiotic management program visits Cooktown


7 June 2019

Helping patients navigate through health


26 April 2019
International Day of the Midwife


18 April 2019
Lockhart River recognised for excellent healthcare testing


12 April 2019
Getting ahead with two or more languages


15 March 2019

Torres Strait research project to study community treatment of cellulitis

15 March 2019

New flu cases affecting Cooktown

8 March 2019

Free barbecue to mark World TB Day

22 February 2019

10 new doctors starting work in Torres and Cape


22 February 2019
Successful screening program for infectious skin condition in NPA


8 February 2019
Seek help if your child has speaking problems


8 February 2019
Tele-urology consultation a first for Torres and Cape


7 February 2019
Two new student dentists join TI oral health team


1 February 2019
Reduce screen time and improve a child’s learning and talking


25 January 2019
Meningococcal case on Cape


25 January 2019
Start the new year with a dental check-up


25 January 2019
Summer flu outbreak across TCHHS


18 January
Getting schooled in immunisation


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: 15 January 2020