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State-wide mental health support line available in Central West

By |June 5th, 2017|

Photo: Jamie Small (Central West Hospital and Health Service Regional Adversity Coordinator). Central West residents now have access to 24-hour mental health support through an all-hours phone line. Central West Hospital and Health Service Regional Adversity Coordinator Jamie Small said the health service had joined the state-wide 1300 MH CALL (1300 64 2255) service. “Any [...]


By |April 10th, 2017|

Photo: Longreach Hospital Stage 1 Indicator Work has started on an $8.5 million upgrade of Longreach Hospital The Work Includes: Maternity to be re-located to the first floor of the hospital Mechanical upgrade of air-conditioning New day surgery unit New medical imaging department which includes the installation of a CT scanner – a first for [...]

More consultation on Blackall Hospital: CWHHS Board

By |March 3rd, 2017|

My Board, Chief Executive, Jane Hancock and I would like to thank the people of the Blackall-Tambo community for the warmth and hospitality we were shown during our Board visit to Blackall last Wednesday. Article courtesy of the Longreach Leader.

New tool means more cataract surgeries in Longreach

By |March 3rd, 2017|

Visiting eye surgeon Dr Bill Glasson was a happy ophthalmologist this week, when he got first use of what he described as "the latest and greatest" instrument for cataract surgery. Article courtesy of the Longreach Leader.

The Central West Hospital and Health Service radio interview with ABC Western Queensland

By |February 6th, 2017| Health services in the Central West have a good reason to be looking forward to the new year. A record number of permanent senior Doctors will deliver services to the area in 2017. There are now 22 senior doctors on the books this year, along with 5 junior doctor training positions. As well [...]

Cancelled: Boiled Water Alert for Longreach Residents

By |February 2nd, 2017|

The Boiled Water Alert for Longreach Residents issued on 25 January has been lifted with immediate effect. Read the full release here

Boiled Water Alert For Longreach Residents

By |January 25th, 2017|

Boiled Water Alert: Council advises Longreach residents to boil water for drinking and cooking. Read the alert here:

Right to Information Day

By |September 28th, 2016|

Right to Information Day is celebrated annually across Australia and around the world on 28 September. Queensland marks this occasion by acknowledging the contribution of the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld) (RTI Act) to facilitating greater and easier access to government-held information. This year's theme 'Open government in action' will showcase what can be [...]

Tambo Trotters conquer Bridge to Brisbane

By |September 20th, 2016|

Photo supplied by: The Tambo Trotters The Tambo Trotters headed off to Brisbane at the end of August to tackle the 10 Kilometre Bridge to Brisbane walk to raise money for their nominated charity of the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Months of crawling out of bed at 5.30am paid off as they set out with [...]

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