Sexual health professionals are reminding people to make sure love is the only thing that is shared this Valentine’s Day. February 14 also marks National Condom Day and the start of Sexual Health Awareness Week which runs until 21 February. Mackay Sexual Health and Sexual Assault Service Education and Resource Officer Andrea Sauer urged people… [Read More]
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Aged care accommodation in Clermont is getting a boost with construction of new aged beds underway at the Multi Purpose Health Service (MPHS). Mackay Hospital and Health Service Chief Executive Jo Whitehead said the $8.1 million project would improve the quality of the living environment for the residents. The project is funded by the Department… [Read More]
Bowen Hospital’s Dental Clinic is on the move and will re-open in new refurbished location at the Community Health Centre on Thursday (February 8). Director of Oral Health Dr Ronel Bornman said the new clinic would expand from two dental chairs to four and each room was fitted with state-of-the-art dental equipment. The $1.07 million… [Read More]
The Whitsunday community is being asked not to visit patients at Proserpine Hospital unless it’s absolutely essential due to the number of patients with gastroenteritis. Limiting visitors and non-urgent Emergency Department presentations will help stop more people becoming unwell. People should see their pharmacist, GP or call 13 HEALTH for non-urgent health conditions. Gastro spreads… [Read More]