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SH South Ripley artist impression
17 June 2021
Crown land on Bribie Island and a 2.7-hectare block in outer Ipswich have been identified as the preferred sites of two of Queensland’s seven new ...
Deanne Minniecon
14 June 2021
A new member has been appointed to the West Moreton Health Board while four strong advocates of the health service were re-appointed for another term.
Gatton Hospital Emergency Department opening
04 June 2021
The Gatton Hospital Emergency Department has officially reopened after a $1.2 million redesign to provide improved services to the Lockyer Valley ...
Ipswich Hospital expansion
31 May 2021
Another key project in West Moreton Health’s Master Plan is well under way at Ipswich Hospital with the opening of new state-of-the-art treatment ...
West Moreton Health opens COVID-19 vaccination clinic to eligible members of the public
28 May 2021
West Moreton Health has opened its Ipswich Hospital Cribb House vaccination clinic to eligible members of the public who make an appointment. The ...
Kim Brown inspects the framed quilts.
13 May 2021
A labour of love celebrating the arrival of 1978 precious babies born at the turn of this century is turning heads and rousing fond memories at ...
Winners
13 May 2021
Nurses and midwives have been applauded for their significant contribution to the care of the community during celebrations to mark International ...
Kirsten, Audrey and Andrew Beer
20 April 2021
Andrew and Kirsten Beer might just be taking their ‘til death do us part’ vows a little too seriously. They started the same degree at the same time ...
Fourth Trimester parenting group
16 April 2021
Helping new parents build a support network is the goal of a free parenting group operated by the region’s public hospital and health service, West ...
AMHU artist impression
16 April 2021
Construction will begin next week on the new $91 million, 50-bed Acute Mental Health Unit (AMHU) at the heart of West Moreton Health’s current ...
Pathology Qld's Bob Partridge and Gatton Hospital's Ann-Louise Adams
09 April 2021
In an emergency, the medical staff at Gatton Hospital are the ones to have at your side. The hospital has won recognition from Pathology Queensland ...
Eat Walk Engage
24 March 2021
A simple but effective three-step program has been introduced at West Moreton Health to help prevent delirium and improve recovery outcomes for ...
Public Health nurse Emma Hutton vaccinates Infection Prevention Clinical Nurse Consultant Monica Prior against COVID-19.
11 March 2021
The first person to be vaccinated for COVID-19 at Ipswich Hospital today was Infection Prevention Clinical Nurse Consultant Monica Prior. Ms Prior ...
Young people
10 March 2021
Young people aged 15 to 25 years participated in a strategic planning workshop on 27 February 2021. This workshop engaging youth in the region was the ...
Susan Bell
04 March 2021
A trailblazer among surgeons at Ipswich Hospital is working to give rising female doctors and medical hopefuls greater visibility of female mentors in ...
Professor Jeff Dunn
04 March 2021
A new plan to help prostate cancer survivors cope with often devastating side-effects is being piloted thanks to a research partnership between the ...
Marie Lenton
22 February 2021
Trusted. Skilled. Compassionate. These are the characteristics typical of nurses and midwives that 50 new graduates aspire to match after securing ...
Artist impression of Ipswich Hospital Expansion
12 February 2021
Ipswich-based company CPM Advisory and Project Management is proud to announce its appointment to the team that is building the first new ward at ...
Surgery and Perioperative Nursing Director Cath Love signs off on a distinguished career
11 February 2021
ONE of West Moreton Health’s top nurses will retire this week after five decades in nursing.
Bob McGregor
10 February 2021
Pioneering Ipswich paediatrician Dr Bog McGregor retires.
Michael Willis, Jen Howard, Lance McCallum, Teresa Harding and Kerrie Freeman outside the Interim Children's Library
05 February 2021
Four Ipswich City Council buildings and other land have been purchased by West Moreton Health for $20.65 million in an important milestone as the ...
EIO Youth Advisory Group on the West Moreton Health Strategic Plan
02 February 2021
West Moreton Health (WMH) is committed to partnering with the community to improve the services we provide. The WMH Strategic Plan is a four-year ...
Dr Lui reflects on her year as a medical intern at IH
28 January 2021
Having graduated from medical school, 33 junior doctors are taking the next step of their medical career by starting work at Ipswich Hospital. West ...
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22 January 2021
Fragments of COVID-19 have been detected in sewage at four more sites in Queensland. Queensland Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young said viral ...
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21 January 2021
The West Moreton Public Health Unit has confirmed that a flying fox recovered from Queens Park in Ipswich has tested positive for Australian Bat ...
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20 January 2021
It was a labour of love in 2020 with seven new arrivals born every day on Ipswich Hospital’s busy maternity ward. West Moreton Health midwives and ...
Mental health specialists ready for disaster season
20 January 2021
West Moreton Heath is supporting people in the community after the devastating effects of bushfires, drought and COVID-19. Thanks to joint funding ...
Sabrina and Sabbir Ahmed with baby Sanaf
01 January 2021
WE’RE just one day into 2021, yet it would appear first-time parents Sabrina and Sabbir Ahmed have already had their year made. The smitten pair were ...
Shannon Wallis
04 December 2020
The national winner of the Health Minister’s Award for Nursing Trailblazers has been lauded for her work to expand virtual care at West Moreton Health ...
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30 November 2020
Three West Moreton researchers working to improve the lives of people with mental illness have been named among the world's most influential.