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Media - News Releases 2017



19 December

Christmas feast to spread good cheer

18 December

Wulguru students embrace the spirit of giving this Christmas

18 December

Townsville doctor recognised for excellence in teaching

12 December

Innovation at Townsville Hospital ensures Deaf patients are heard



30 November

Don’t bring back dengue or Zika

30 November

More endoscopy procedures for Ingham residents

27 November

Venues committed to curbing alcohol-related health risks

21 November

Ingham Health Service prepared for this cyclone season

21 November

New Ayr dentist sinks teeth into role

15 November

Emergency director urges Schoolies to stay safe

14 November

Response to support children post-Debbie

13 Novemvber

Burdekin staff celebrated for dedication to service

10 November

Emergency specialists share skills with rural counterparts

8 November

Charters Towers staff celebrated for dedication to service

8 November

Wendy recognised for 45 years of nursing



31 October

Surgical innovation and Fellowship pioneered at TTH

31 October

Spotlight on children’s health

28 October

Joining together to support breast cancer patients

19 October

Palliative care volunteer brings brighter days with art project

17 October

Turning the tide on obesity – Healthy Active Kids in Townsville

12 October

Support group eases isolation for pain sufferers

11 October

Clinical champion urges discussion about end of life care

11 October

Changes to cervical cancer screening a good time to see women’s health nurse

10 October

PARTY program to help youngsters party safely

9 October

Health Board meets at Ingham Health Service

3 October

Works program, concessions a boost to car parking



29 September

A healthy outlook for North Queensland

26 September

Cowboys’ tiniest fan heads home in time for  NRL Grand Final

22 September

Townsville intern claims international essay award

8 September

Gut bacteria predictors of future health of premature babies

1 September

Townsville emergency doctor leads research helping children and parents breathe easier



28 August

Mumps outbreak

22 August

Tooth fairies help pre-schoolers brush up on oral health care

21 August

New chapter in Professor Rane’s global campaign

17 August

Clear communication the cure

14 August

Stillbirth study aims to help close the gap

7 August

Townsville HHS, JCU to sign historic MoU

1 August

Parents encouraged to have their say



31 July

Selfless decision saves Sami

26 July

Tech bridges gap between city and country

24 July

Medical imaging bolstered by DSA suite

19 July

Ingham local sinks teeth into new role

14 July

Stimulating new diabetes trial

12 July

Richmond’s superhero story

6 July

Tears flow as tele-oncology ‘officially’ opens

5 July

Surgeon lands top NAIDOC award

1 July

Double celebration on birthing service’s first birthday



30 June

Health Board meets in Ayr and Home Hill

27 June

23 June

Beanies for Ingham bubs

20 June

Sterilising department goes digital

9 June

New menu innovating meal service at TTH

8 June

Infant resuscitation a focus for rural nurse training

7 June

Baby bonanza at The Townsville Hospital

6 June

New medical superintendent a perfect fit for Ingham

6 June

New surgery eases pain on infants



29 May

Townsville Hospital introduces specialised help for jumpy hearts

19 May

Hamish’s voice sounds the ultimate gift

18 May

Eventide celebrates 90 years

15 May

High-pressure audience for hyperbaric staff

11 May

Neonatal nursing proves rewarding for Townsville Hospital nurse

11 May

Local nurses shine light on rural nursing this International Nurses Day

11 May

Alison reflects this International Nurses Day

10 May

Townsville intern to present essay to the world

9 May

Early Mother's Day gift for Ivy



27 April

Townsville Dengue Outbreak closed

27 April

Sweet respite for busy bees

26 April

Know your numbers this National Heart Week

21 April

Kidney research from the womb garners research funding for local sonographer

20 April

Generous donation supports women during birth

13 April

ED docs pray for quiet Easter

12 April

Don't be the hunted this Easter holidays

5 April

Local connection for Palm Island renal nurse


23 March

Zika awareness campaign launched

20 March

‘Everyone belongs’ at Townsville HHS

20 March

Hospital patient thank social worker

14 March

Ayr Health Service receives generous donation

14 March

Hot in the kitchen, hot at the bedside

10 March

BreastScreen van arrives in Ingham

8 March

Jarrod and Jo join forces

7 March

Go bold this International Women's Day


24 February

Nursing puts Kate on path to Palm Island

16 February

Townsville Hospital’s multiples magic

14 February

Cannon family shoot for success

14 February

Dengue season begins in Townsville

9 February

Love in full bloom at Ayr and Home Hill hospitals

9 February

Graduate nurse home in Home Hill

9 February

Townsville Hospital and Health Service welcomes new nurse graduates

9 February

Nurses head to the Hinchinbrook for new careers

9 February

Ayr Hospital welcomes new nurse graduates

9 February

West is best for new rural nurse graduates

9 February

Medical luminaries inducted as first consultants emeritus

1 February

Townsville HHS welcomes allied health graduates


30 January

Townsville Hospital top choice for pharmacy recruits

25 January

Fresh is best for patients and primary producers

24 January

Dr Row leaves a legacy at Ayr Hospital

23 January

Regional hospitals to benefit from intern intake

21 January

Water safety urged as near-drownings double

18 January

Townsville HHS welcome 70 graduate doctors

18 January

Workshop gives rural training doctors a head start in obstetrics and gynaecology

16 January

Shockwave diabetic foot therapy first in Australia

12 January

More public car parks at The Townsville Hospital

6 January

Townsville doctors welcome codeine crackdown

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Last updated: 23 February 2017