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7 April 2020
Fever/flu clinic for Weipa

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

21 February 2020
It’s Apples on Boigu

Recent news


14 February 2020
Condom Day highlights importance of consent, as well as safe sex


9 January 2020
Aurukun and Coen situation


8 January 2020
Aurukun camp visit


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


19 July 2019
All urgent ED patients seen immediately


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


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: 9 April 2020

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