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AMHU artist impression
28 June 2020
West Moreton Health has appointed project managers Aurecon and architects Hassell to deliver a new 50-bed Acute Mental Health Unit (AMHU) to be built ...
Sunshine Children's Ward 1935
27 June 2020
Just as Ipswich Hospital stopped using paper and went digital last year, The Queensland Times has stopped printing its newspaper to become a solely ...
Mum Emily with her daughter
24 June 2020
At 37 weeks pregnant, Queensland woman Emily and her GP agreed she’d had a textbook pregnancy. Nearly ready to give birth, having had a healthy, happy ...
23 June 2020
The number of people testing positive to influenza has nose-dived in the past two months, in a rare seasonal trend linked to COVID-19 restrictions.
Cribb House
22 June 2020
The humble exterior of Ipswich Hospital’s Cribb House defies its historic role in disease outbreaks past and present.
Tina and Victor Bawden
22 June 2020
Lockyer Valley widow Tina Bawden is thankful for the support her husband Victor received from Gatton Hospital staff in his final days. Mr and Mrs ...
Queensland has 1 new case of coronavirus (COVID-19) today
18 June 2020
Queensland has 1 new case of coronavirus (COVID-19) today, a person who returned from overseas and was in quarantine when a positive test was returned ...
Blood donation
16 June 2020
Despite the region’s growing population and an increased demand for health services, West Moreton Health is continuing to minimise the amount of ...
Rhys Owens
15 June 2020
West Moreton Health is home to hundreds of certified lifesavers – and Rhys Owens is one of them.
Harvey Whiteford
01 June 2020
A leading West Moreton researcher is working to ensure the mental health and wellbeing needs of the community remain a priority of the country’s COVID ...
01 June 2020
Residents have been urged to look after both their physical and mental health needs during the global pandemic and continue to attend their ...
WMH marks RW
28 May 2020
During COVID-19, West Moreton Health has been wrapping around Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health consumers and families, very much in ...
20 May 2020
West Moreton Hospital and Health Board’s nine members will continue their role guiding health service delivery in the region.
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19 May 2020
There has been 1 new case of COVID-19 notified in the West Moreton community and contact tracing by Public Health staff is underway. This is the first ...
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16 May 2020
The Queensland Government has released a roadmap to easing restrictions. Stage 1 commenced on 15 May 2020. Queenslanders can now: have a maximum of ...
Retired nurse Steph Shannon
12 May 2020
West Moreton Health nurses will pause to celebrate International Day of the Nurse today but it will be much like other days because the health needs ...
Angie Reece
12 May 2020
Amy Hunter and Angie Reece have been named West Moreton Health Nurse and Midwife of the Year at a virtual forum to celebrate International Nurses Day ...
Jessica Bauer with baby Avah Rutch born 5 May.
07 May 2020
Third time’s the charm for mum Jessica Bauer who has returned home to introduce baby Avah to her big sisters in time for Mother’s Day on Sunday.
Ipswich Hospital ICU clinicians Andrea Gorry, Anne Pritchard and  Karen Stanton who have helped prepare for COVID-19 challenges.
07 May 2020
Willing and able. These are the qualities that define the thousands of West Moreton Health staff who answered the unprecedented challenge set by novel ...
Cherry Prince, Alan Stanley, and their baby Jarvis at home.
07 May 2020
Jarvis' birth at Gatton Hospital is one of only a handful at the hospital each year, making him a surprise arrival for Nurse Unit Manager Sue Johnson ...
West Moreton Health Heroes combatting the COVID-19 crisis
29 April 2020
West Moreton doctors, nurses, paramedics and health professionals are expected to receive up to $49.2 million in extra funding to ramp up their COVID ...
Dr Deepak Doshi
28 April 2020
West Moreton residents are encouraged to get vaccinated to help protect themselves and their community from influenza.
 Dr Ross Cruikshank
16 April 2020
For palliative care professional Dr Ross Cruikshank the topic of dying is a daily focus and one that he has learned should not be feared. That is the ...
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15 April 2020
West Moreton Health and Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN are urging people with chronic health conditions to continue seeing their GP and outpatient ...
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14 April 2020
The Queensland Government has a $1.2 billion COVID-19 response plan to support the health system to respond to novel coronavirus (COVID-19), including ...
West Moreton Health registered nurse Courtney Smith shares her pathway from school-based trainee to orthopaedic nurse.
09 April 2020
Orthopaedic nurse Courtney Smith is sharing her path to registration as a nurse as part of the 2020 Year of the Nurse and Midwife to encourage others ...
World's Greatest Shave
09 April 2020
West Moreton Health’s IT buff Stephen Davies has bared his chin for the World’s Greatest Shave, parting with the beard he grew so fond of to raise ...
Ipswich Grammar School
02 April 2020
Hand-written messages of support and acts of kindness are lifting the spirits of staff as they respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
An artist's impression of the new ward to be built at Ipswich Hospital, with construction starting mid-2020.
29 March 2020
Ipswich locals will soon benefit from a new $25 million, 26 bed ward at Ipswich Hospital thanks to the Palaszczuk Government. Member for Ipswich ...
Hollie Whittaker
11 March 2020
A wish to make a difference to the lives of others has propelled a dramatic career change for Hollie Whittaker, one of 62 new nurses at West Moreton ...