BreastScreen Qld mobile van heading to Central West in early 2023
BreastScreen Queensland’s state-of the-art mobile screening van will visit the Central West region from mid-February to early May next year and women are encouraged to attend and have their free breast screen.
Keep kids safe over the festive season and at all times
Central West parents should watch out for button batteries this Christmas and supervise children closely around vehicles, pools, and other bodies of water to avoid accidents and potential tragedies.
Health Equity implementation
A community meeting was held in Tambo on 22 November to discuss a historic document designed to improve the health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Central West Queensland.
Central West First Nations Health Equity Strategy launch
A historic document to improve the health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Central West Queensland will be launched on 8 November in Longreach.
Looking after your mental health
Central West residents are being urged to take the opportunity of this year’s Mental Health Week from 8–16 October to take stock of their mental health and look after others.
Change of leadership for Central West Health
Central West Hospital and Health Service Acting Chief Executive Chris Sullivan will be leaving our health service on 30 September.
Mum’s N Bub’s Bag
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Unit has launched a new initiative to improve the birthing experience for First Nations mother and babies across central west Queensland.
New X-ray machine at Barcaldine provides better service
A $285,000 project to replace the old X-ray equipment at Barcaldine Multipurpose Health Service with new, state of the art machines has been completed.
Tambo artists work to grace health service First Nations Health Equity
Tambo artists and proud Bidjara women Ann Russell and Deann Frousheger have responded successfully to a call for Expressions of Interest to produce a special artwork for the Central West Hospital and Health Service.