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Media - News Releases 2014

Newsroom Townsville Hospital and Health Service: 2014 Media releases

December

 Date

Description
31 December 2014 No smoking at health premises laws start on January 1, 2015
31 December 2014 HHS Professor of Indigenous Health to set up First Peoples Health Unit at Griffith
23 December 2014 Anaesthetics icon clocks up 40 years
22 December 2014 Dedicated staff deck the halls on Christmas shifts
19 December 2014 Miracle baby Joanna home for Christmas
18 December 2014 Murals brighten up the halls at Joyce Palmer Health Service
9 December 2014 TTH Masterchefs plate up in new kitchen
5 December 2014 Eye on the prize: ophthalmology team finalists for Queensland Health Awards
5 December 2014 Be safe and don't spend Christmas with us, TTH ED director says
 5 December 2014 'Hospital in the Home' a finalist in Health Excellence Awards
5 December 2014 Keeping dialysis patient in their home: Queensland Health Awards for Excellence
5 December 2014 Townsville BreastScreen supports rural women

November

 Date

Description
27 November 2014 Home and Community Care Centre opening
27 November 2014 Campylobactor warning in NQ gastro outbreak
24 November 2014 Townsville Staff recognised for dedication to health
20 November 2014 Charters Towers staff recognised for dedication to health
19 November 2014 Stroke centre stage at education seminar
18 November 2014 Townsville Hospital's ED calls on Schoolies to play it safe
13 November 2014 New Number for Kirwan Community Health Campus
13 November 2014 Healthy living and diabetes: preventing type 2 diabetes
13 November 2014 Grads encouraged to apply for health management internships
10 November 2014 Mona Kendell celebrates 25 years
04 November 2014 Burdekin staff recognised for dedication to health
03 November 2014 First year of parking pays off for patients and sick kids at TTH
03 November 2014 New executive director to lead on patient safety and quality

October

 Date

Description
27 October 2014 Hospital and Health Board meets in Ingham
21 October 2014 Sub-acute facility opens at The Townsville Hospital
15 October 2014 TTH celebrates National Anaesthesia Day
13 October 2014 Townsville Hospital and Health Service Annual Report highlights performance and innovation
10 October 2014 Cardiac services at Townsville HHS celebrates 20 years
07 October 2014 Cochlear doctor starts at The Townsville Hospital
07 October 2014 Telehealth Research Centre a boon for rural services
06 October 2014 Townsville Health Research Week set to impress

September

 Date

Description
30 September 2014 'Air chair' a welcome addition to Charters Towers Health Service
29 September 2014 Townsville dengue outbreak is declared over
22 September 2014 Charters Towers dengue outbreak is declared over
17 September 2014 Maternity unit opens in South Block
17 September 2014 OTs bloom at Charters Towers Health Service
16 September 2014 Ayr resident benefits from brain cancer treatment first
11 September 2014 X-ray machine enhances dental service at Charters Towers
10 September 2014 Art work helps PICU celebrate second birthday
09 September 2014 Local reference group for Townsville BreastScreen
03 September 2014 Unrelated second case of TB confirmed
02 September 2014 Elderene hits the streets of New York for bowel cancer
01 September 2014 Brain cancer treatment first for The Townsville Hospital

August

 Date

Description
26 August 2014 Local pre-schoolers all smiles in the park
25 August 2014 Emergency care in focus at The Townsville Hospital this week
20 August 2014 Speech pathologist help Charters Towers be part of a nation for communication
18 August 2014 Women's health learning across the Pacific
15 August 2014 More care sooner for Townsville HHS patients
14 August 2014 Tuberculosis case confirmed
07 August 2014 Medical disaster preparedness underway today in Townsville
07 August 2014 Townsville Hospital has birth options for new mums
06 August 2014 Triplets headline multiples boom at The Townsville Hospital
04 August 2014 Miracle man thanks his saviours

July 

 Date

Description
29 July 2014 Little patients the focus for caring Hannah as nursing workforce grows in Townsville HHS
23 July 2014 Pain management the focus during National Pain Week
16 July 2014 Growth in nursing services at Townsville HHS
16 July 2014 Eye and kidney health focus for first-of-its-kind study on pre-term bubs
15 July 2014 HHS efficiencies pay off for patients for a second year
15 July 2014 New wards will improve care for the oldest and youngest
13 July 2014 New era in cancer treatment for rural patients in North Queensland
01 July 2014 Media alert - Appreciation day

June 

 Date

Description
25 June 2014 Mercy dash from PNG to Townsville NICU for baby Micah
24 June 2014 Ingham State High School visits TTH
19 June 2014 Surgical services and new med super for Ingham Health Service
13 June 2014 Continuity for Hospital and Health Services as board leaders are reappointed
05 June 2014 Widespread dengue outbreak in Charters Towers
04 June 2014 New initiative creates hospital at home
03 June 2014 Townsville’s budget expansion continues

May 

 Date

Description
30 May 2014 New HR Director for Townsville HHS
29 May 2014 BP checks at TTH tomorrow during Kidney Health Week
27 May 2014 Townsville HHS Board meeting on Palm Island a success
26 May 2014 More dengue cases in Charters Towers
22 May 2014 NICU grad and now medical student says thanks
14 May 2014 New linear accelerators arrive at TTH
09 May 2014 Townsville HHS nurses honoured on International Nurses Day
01 May 2014 Students get a dose of radiation therapy as they plan careers

April 

 Date

Description
16 April 2014 Townsville Hospital ED urges caution over Easter
16 April 2014 Charters Towers Dengue outbreak declared
04 April 2014 New mortuary and expanded medical records unit open at TTH

March 

 Date

Description
24 March 2014 Baby Remy remembered as $100,000 is donated to Townsville Hospital NICU
20 March 2014 Public health urges vigilance as first case of Zika virus in Queensland reported in Townsville
06 March 2014 Spotlight on a chronic condition at TTH tomorrow - Lymphoedema

February

 Date

Description
17 February 2014 New project helps rural patients recover closer to home
14 February 2014 Dengue outbreak declared
12 February 2014 Public Health warns residents to clean up to prevent dengue outbreak

Last updated: 28 February 2015