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Focus on fun and wellness as we all join together to take time for mental health

Whether it’s a bit of art and craft or hitting the water for a paddle, community members are being encouraged to join in Mental Health Week activities across Wide Bay and to “take time for mental health”.

October 6 COVID-19 testing data for Wide Bay

Up until 6 October, 29,469 COVID-19 tests have been taken at public and private testing sites across Wide Bay. In the week from September 30 – October 6, some 652 COVID-19 tests took place across Wide Bay, including 413 at our three WBHHS fever clinics at Bundaberg, Hervey Bay and Maryborough.

Thank a Health Hero during special week to recognise contributions

Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service leaders have paid tribute to the many and varied contributions of their entire workforce, as the organisation prepares to celebrate Health Heroes Week.

Latest COVID-19 testing data for Wide Bay

Up until 23 September, 28,063 COVID-19 tests have been taken at public and private testing sites across Wide Bay. In the week from September 17 – September 23, some 884 COVID-19 tests took place across Wide Bay, including 424 tests at our three WBHHS fever clinics at Bundaberg, Hervey Bay and Maryborough.

Latest COVID-19 testing data for Wide Bay

Up until 16 September, 27,179 COVID-19 tests have been taken at public and private testing sites across Wide Bay. In the week from September 10 – September 16, some 817 COVID-19 tests took place across Wide Bay, including 551 tests at our three WBHHS fever clinics at Bundaberg, Hervey Bay and Maryborough.

Latest COVID-19 testing data for Wide Bay

Up until 9 September, 26,362 COVID-19 tests have been taken at public and private testing sites across Wide Bay. This week Queensland reached the mark of a million COVID-19 tests being carried out across the state with the total standing at 1,001,084 at the close of clinics on 9 September.

Groundbreaking WBHHS trial brings mental health support into Hervey Bay homes

As a mum who had to watch her intellectually disabled adult son struggle to understand why he was being “locked up” in a mental health inpatient unit, Hervey Bay woman Joyce Lloyd truly recognises the value of receiving intensive mental health support in the comfort and familiarity of home.

Latest COVID-19 testing data for Wide Bay

Up until 2 September, 24,770 COVID-19 tests have been taken at public and private testing sites across Wide Bay.

Bundaberg Midwifery Group Practice celebrates first birthday

A belated birthday party didn’t reduce the enthusiasm and joy of Bundaberg mothers and babies as they caught up with their midwives at Alexandra Park.

New Bundaberg hospital site revealed

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has unveiled a preferred site for a new hospital in Bundaberg. The 60 hectare greenfield site is on Bundaberg Ring Road, to the west of Kay McDuff Drive, about five kilometres south of the central business district.

Monto among towns to benefit from Queensland’s new rural doctors cohort

The Queensland Rural Generalist Pathway (QRGP) is celebrating the 2020 cohort of 19 doctors who have completed their rural generalist training and are now delivering care to rural and remote communities across the state.

WBHHS welcomes support from Rotary Club of Bundaberg Sunrise for paediatric diabetes cause

Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service has received a generous donation to enable local children with type 1diabetes to attend a future educational camp.

Last updated: 26 July 2019