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Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service has added another 13 Red Benches across its facilities to increase awareness of domestic and family violence. The official launch and unveiling was at Gayndah on May 18.
WBHHS adds 13 more Red Benches across the region to spread DV...

Thirteen bright red benches have been installed across the region as Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service (WBHHS) and its community partners take a stronger stance against domestic and family violence (DFV).

Wide Bay BreastScreen van moves to Gin Gin

Midwives across Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service are being recognised today for their dedication, skill and compassion, as part of International Day of the Midwife.

WBHHS celebrates International Day of the Midwife

Midwives across Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service are being recognised today for their dedication, skill and compassion, as part of International Day of the Midwife.

Wide Bay Hospital and Health Board Chair Peta Jamieson and Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service Chief Executive Debbie Carroll are encouraging community members to take part in Let's talk health.
Let's talk health - your chance to shape health services

Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service is asking its community to Let’s talk health as part of its development of a new strategic plan for the region’s facilities and services.

Wide Bay HHS releases latest quality of care report

Wide Bay HHS has released its 2020-2021 Quality of Care Report demonstrating its ongoing commitment to increasing community awareness, enhancing health service accountability and driving quality improvement.

A close up photograph of a mosquito that can carry Japanese encephalitis
Detection of Japanese encephalitis virus in North Burnett region

Wide Bay Public Health Unit is asking residents and travellers in the North Burnett to take extra care to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes, following the detection of Japanese encephalitis virus in the region.

WBHHS COVID-19 vaccination clinics to wind down after Easter

With most of the regional population vaccinated and a decrease in demand, Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service will progressively wind down its vaccination centres over the coming months.

Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service SPACE team is delivering a new level of specialist palliative care support into local residential age care facilities.
Make your healthcare choices known and have the last word

While most people are aware of how important it is to have a Will when they pass away, what’s less well known, but possibly more important, is having an advance care plan (ACP).

Pathology’s ‘big cat’ arrives at Bundaberg Hospital

Bundaberg Hospital’s newly-installed high volume testing pathology instrument, dubbed the ‘Panther’, is set to expand local COVID-19 and other respiratory condition testing capacity.

Expressions of interest have been called for the Let's talk health community consultation campaign.
Last chance to fill in Let’s talk health EOI survey

Community members need to act fast if they wish to provide their thoughts about the upcoming Let’s talk health community consultation period with the Expression Of Interest (EOI) process concluding on Friday (25 March).

Miriam Vale and Maryborough women access Mobile Women’s Health Service

Miriam Vale and Maryborough women now have local access to WBHHS's Mobile Women’s Health Service, with new free clinics scheduled to service these areas.

Wide Bay’s health heroes honoured for Australia Day Awards 2022

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

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Last updated: 18 March 2021