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15 April 2024
Please attribute the following to Health Service Chief Executive Hannah Bloch We continue to hold Mr Irving's family in our thoughts and offer our ...
Kevin Henwood
12 April 2024
Former race walker Kevin Henwood is ready to get back out on the road, thanks to Ipswich Hospital’s Podiatry team. The former athlete has been an ...
Early cases of flu double the usual trend in West Moreton
10 April 2024
West Moreton residents are advised to take up the offer of a free flu vaccination after early indications suggest we might be in for a big flu season ...
Christina Nipperess-Sims
02 April 2024
West Moreton Health’s Christina Nipperess-Sims is a woman on a mission this World Autism Awareness Day. Diagnosed with autism as an adult, the ...
Cardiac Cath Lab and Ipswich Hospital Foundation members.
28 March 2024
Community donors have backed innovative clinicians at West Moreton Health to launch tech advances and services to give more people access to quality ...
Dr Nadeem Siddiqui
28 March 2024
West Moreton Health’s ability to attract and develop Prison Health Service staff has been further boosted ahead of the opening of the new Lockyer ...
Vicky Bates
27 March 2024
Vicky Bates spent 23 years searching for answers to her abdomen pain from doctors before her endometriosis was confirmed via complex surgery. The West ...
Junior doctor Teneal Hutchin
07 March 2024
Improving health outcomes for Ipswich’s large First Nations population is a cause close to the heart of new junior doctor Teneal Hutchin. A proud ...
28 February 2024
What began as a simple love of babies has turned into something much deeper for Jess Koek as she embarks on a “dream” new chapter with West Moreton ...
Urgent public health alert
09 February 2024
West Moreton Health are urgently seeking information about four children aged between 2 and 13, who were observed playing with a bat near the Queens ...
02 February 2024
The West Moreton Public Health Unit is urging caution due to a rise in Cryptosporidiosis cases, a contagious form of gastroenteritis. The most common ...
31 January 2024
Ipswich Hospital’s new Mental Health Acute Inpatient Service (MHAIS) has officially opened, providing the local community with a world-class mental ...
30 January 2024
Ground-breaking research with the potential to improve diagnosis of a life-threatening heart condition is underway thanks to an international ...
Vicki Fletcher
29 January 2024
Cyclone Wanda was almost 50 years ago but Vicki Fletcher remembers it almost like yesterday. It was January 1974 and, as a young assistant in nursing ...
Faith
25 January 2024
The wet season is here, and with it comes an increased risk of mosquito borne diseases as they take advantage of these perfect breeding conditions ...
Junior doctor Jacob Page
22 January 2024
When proud First Nations man Jacob Page left high school at the age of 15, he could not have imagined the winding professional journey that lay in ...
Public health warning after infected bat found
18 January 2024
West Moreton residents are reminded not to touch bats or flying foxes after an injured animal found in an Ipswich park last week later tested positive ...
Ipswich Hospital's new Bacillus Calmette Guerin clinic is helping patients with bladder cancer
18 January 2024
Patients undergoing treatment for bladder cancer are benefitting from a new nurse-led clinic at Ipswich Hospital that is providing care closer to home ...
Ipswich Hospital's Harry Potter-themed Ward 5D Birthing Suite
20 December 2023
Staff from an Ipswich Hospital birth suite have worked their wizardry to transform their workplace into a magical, Harry Potter-themed Christmas ...
Anaesthesia
08 December 2023
Ipswich Hospital’s commitment to perioperative excellence has been recognised after being selected to host part of an innovative new Australian and ...
Jaghu clinics
24 November 2023
Little Kyneisha had a sneak peek at the new child health clinics soon to be offered by West Moreton Health’s Jaghu Maternal and Infant Program ...
Ripley Satellite Hospital
07 November 2023
Latest hospital data provides an early indication that Ripley Satellite Hospital is supporting a reduction in the number of less urgent patients ...
Rosina
26 October 2023
“Trinity gave me my legs.” There were a few tears when Rosina Finlayson described the moment she regained her independence with the use of some bright ...
QIRS
12 October 2023
Virtual models of care, contemporary issues in critical care and clinical redesign of nutrition services will be explored next week at a symposium ...
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04 October 2023
A newly created research grant has been launched to support West Moreton Health staff advance contemporary mental health care for patients. Ipswich ...
Annual report cover
29 September 2023
In 2022–2023, West Moreton Health progressed several key projects to help meet continued demand for hospital and health services from a growing ...
Welcome Baby to Community
25 September 2023
Elders, families and friends gathered today to welcome some of the newest members of the West Moreton community. Nineteen babies were celebrated as ...
Consumer expression of interest
12 September 2023
Health care is best delivered in partnership and we know that, by working together, we can create the best possible outcome for consumers. By ...
Award recognises Ipswich Hospital stroke care
06 September 2023
Ipswich Hospital has been recognised nationally for the high standard of care it provides to people experiencing stroke. The hospital received a ...
Ripley Satellite Hospital
04 September 2023
Ripley Satellite Hospital opened its doors this morning to patients with minor injuries and illnesses, saving them a trip to the busy Ipswich Hospital ...