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Gayle Dilger encourages people to put in place Advance Care Plans and discuss their wishes with their families. She is pictured with Bundaberg Hospital clinical nurse and Advance Care Planning spokesperson Samantha Matthews.
Sisters urge people to make their wishes clear with an Advance Care...

For sisters Gayle Dilger and Kathy Tobin, the final steps of their uncle’s life highlighted the importance of families knowing the wishes of their loved ones and having clear directions set out by an Advance Care Plan.

Biggenden MPHS staff and residents with artist Joy Spry and the time capsule they contributed to.
Biggenden MPHS joins community to put together time capsule

A quiet conversation between Biggenden Multipurpose Health Service (MPHS) resident Kevin Hargans and Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service (WBHHS) recreation officer Michelle Kinbacher kickstarted an activity that will endure for years to come.

Gayndah Hospital nurse Kirsty Taylor is passionate about giving back to her community.
Gayndah nurse gives back to her community

Gayndah’s Kirsty Taylor is a registered nurse, part time hairdresser, 2019 Young Citizen of the Year and she’s also been nominated by the Gayndah Hospital as their Orange Festival Queen Entrant this year, too.

Maryborough Hospital
WBHHS celebrates Maryborough Hospital Ward 1's first birthday

Maryborough Hospital’s refurbished Ward 1, providing an additional 18 beds, has celebrated its first birthday, providing an opportunity to reflect on the benefits it’s provided to the Fraser Coast community.

Australia Day Awards 2023
Wide Bay health staff honoured at Australia Day Achievement Awards

Exceptional individuals working to deliver excellence in health care were recognised recently at Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service’s (WBHHS) Australia Day Achievement Awards.

2023 Nurse Grads
Largest group of nursing graduates is set to deliver care at Wide...

Close to 100 new nurses will embark on the next exciting chapter of their careers at Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service (WBHHS) this month as part of the initial 2023 graduate intake.

First-year doctors launch careers in Wide Bay
First-year doctors launch their careers in Wide Bay

Wide Bay has again proven to be a popular training ground for young doctors, with 33 newly graduated medical interns launching their careers this year with Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service (WBHHS).

Med Review Tile
Wide Bay HHS is strengthened by medication review findings

The Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service (WBHHS) Chief Executive and Board Chair welcome the results of the Clinical Review and Health Service Investigation, which was conducted in response to medication management concerns raised about the two medical wards at Bundaberg Hospital.

Locals invited to help shape New Bundaberg Hospital

Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service is calling for nominations from patients, carers and health consumers to be involved in planning and design activities for the New Bundaberg Hospital.

The Hospital in the Home (HiTH) Team
Hospital care from the comfort of home

Hervey Bay resident, Vicki Shepperd knew she had a long road to recovery after a procedure to relieve her debilitating headaches, but an innovative model of care offered by Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service (WBHHS) allowed her to receive monitoring and care from the hospital's health team in her own home.

Alanah & Julie in Gym
Quality improvement paves the way for rehabilitation patients

Left with a deficit on the right side of her body after experiencing a stroke, Julie knew she’d need support on her road to recovery.

Historic big day out for Eidsvold seniors
Historic big day out for Eidsvold seniors

Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service’s (WBHHS) promise to provide care, connection, compassion for all focuses on more than immediate clinical care, as Eidsvold Multipurpose Health Service (MPHS) residents recently experienced.

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Last updated: 18 March 2021