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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 ...
Sunflower team
31 August 2023
Spring is in the air with sunflowers ready to bloom across Ipswich Hospital. From Friday, 1 September, Ipswich Hospital will trial the Sunflower ...
Caring Better Together Awards showcases staff
24 August 2023
West Moreton Health staff and teams have been recognised for their dedication to providing care for the community at yesterday’s Caring Better ...
First Nations Dancers
15 August 2023
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Health Minister Shannon Fentiman have joined local MPs to welcome West Moreton locals to the Ripley Satellite ...
Acute Haemodialysis Unit
10 August 2023
Patients with kidney disease now have greater access to inpatient dialysis with the opening of a dedicated unit within Ipswich Hospital. The new Acute ...
Ripley Satellite Hospital Community Open Day
09 August 2023
West Moreton Health will celebrate the official opening of the Ripley Satellite Hospital with a Community Open Day on Sunday, 13 August. The open day ...
The Jaghu clinic at Bremer offers a culturally safe space.
17 July 2023
An expansion to services offered by West Moreton Health’s Jaghu Maternal and Infant Program will provide care for not only mother and baby, but the ...
Georgia Riddock
10 July 2023
Seven school students have joined West Moreton Health this month, taking their first steps towards a career in health. Six of the trainees have joined ...
Cochlear Implant Telehealth Clinic
04 July 2023
That scratchy sound your fingers make when they comb through your hair is something many of us take for granted, but not 12-year-old Daneka MacDonald ...
Ipswich Hospital Foundation funds a record $485,000 on local health care
26 June 2023
Thanks to the generous support of the community, Ipswich Hospital Foundation (IHF), a record of over $485,000 has funded equipment and healthcare ...
Art helps people find health connections
21 June 2023
Helping consumers feel safe, connected to country and not alone is the aim of artwork planned for the link bridge to West Moreton Health’s new Mental ...
BreastScreen Queensland Yamanto
07 June 2023
BreastScreen Queensland and West Moreton Health have officially opened a new screening service at Yamanto Central shopping centre, offering eligible ...
Jane Kingston
05 June 2023
Visitors to the Ipswich Hospital Museum can view instruments from 19th century operating theatres and the memorabilia of a student nurse in the late ...
Research scholarship winners announced
22 May 2023
West Moreton Health staff are shaping the future of cancer care in the region through Ipswich Hospital Foundation’s (IHF) Regina and Vicki Doig ...
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01 May 2023
Get back to basics this Privacy Awareness Week
Lab gets blood pumping
21 April 2023
With the fourth highest rate of cardiac-related hospitalisations in Australia, West Moreton is blessed to now have the gold standard of cardiac care ...
Time to yarn about First Nations maternity and infant care
21 March 2023
First Nations women will soon have a safe space to yarn about all things maternity and child health when West Moreton Health’s Jaghu Maternal and ...
Advance Care Planning Week
20 March 2023
Knowing their mum would be cared for the way she wanted was why siblings Valentine and Trish Brown started a conversation about Advance Care Planning ...
Regina Doig pictured in centre
27 February 2023
Cancer survivors and their supporters will join together at a sold-out morning tea next month dedicated to shaping the direction of cancer care and ...
Midwife Krisy Podolak and her three children.
14 February 2023
Connect. respect. excel. West Moreton Health’s values and what graduate nurses and midwives will be injecting into the health service when they ...
Kevin Plummer
02 February 2023
Throat cancer denied Kevin Plummer the ability to talk in 2020 but the Riverview man has found his voice again after successful surgery at Ipswich ...
Munarra and Mulana Walker
31 January 2023
Five Bundamba State Secondary College classmates are currently completing a Certificate III in Health through a school-based traineeship, which ...
Interns 2023
17 January 2023
The newest intake of medical recruits has joined the ranks at West Moreton Health. Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Nilesh Parmar congratulated the 35 ...
Simulation training to improve rapid care for stroke patients
20 December 2022
West Moreton Health has collaborated with key health partners to improve rapid care for stroke patients. Working with consumer representatives ...
Janita Dutt
09 December 2022
Working a 9-5 job in finance did not add up for Janita Dutt, who took a calculated risk to follow her mum and sister into a nursing career. Janita, 25 ...