Dr Reyno (left) and Dr Scholtz (right) are finally hanging their stethoscopes up and moving on after many years in Moranbah. Our Roving Reporter Tony Batchelor caught up both doctors to reminisce on their time. “My name is Doctor Scholtz. Henriette and I with two boys aged 9 and 11 years old arrived in Moranbah… [Read More]
Proserpine Hospital Emergency Department doctors are warning people not to jump off Cedar Creek Falls after treating three people for spinal fractures in a week. Senior Medical Officer Dr Hannah Trimble said two people were injured on Sunday and one on Wednesday. “You wouldn’t jump 10 metres onto concrete, so don’t jump offthe… [Read More]
Laboratory tests have confirmed a case of imported dengue fever in a Bowen resident. The Mackay Public Health Unit launched a response to the suspected case last Friday after a resident returned from overseas and became unwell. Public Health Medical Officer Dr Steven Donohue said testing confirmed the resident had type 2 dengue fever acquired… [Read More]
The Mackay Public Health Unit is responding to a suspected imported dengue case in a Bowen resident. Public Health Medical Officer Dr Steven Donohue said the person had recently been overseas and became sick after returning. “Unfortunately, sometimes it can take a week or so for the virus to be identified,” Dr Donohue said. “We… [Read More]
In our special Cyclone Debbie Tribute 2018 newsletter we honour our hospital and healthcare workers who ensured every hospital remained open during Cyclone Debbie and the storm that followed.