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Chloe Brennan
04 August 2020
World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world.
Public Health Alert
31 July 2020
A Public Health Alert has been issued for locations in the West Moreton and Brisbane South area in relation to today’s (31 July 2020) confirmed case ...
Works start on the $91 million new Mental Health Unit at Ipswich Hospital
28 July 2020
Early works have begun for the new $91 million, 50-bed Acute Mental Health Unit (AMHU) to be built at Ipswich Hospital.
DonateLife Week 2020 is 26 July to Sunday 2 August.
27 July 2020
Ipswich double organ transplant recipient Alise Minogue is making the most of life and very grateful for her “second chance”, thanks to organ donation ...
22 July 2020
West Moreton Health staff, our partners and the community have done an outstanding job together since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and this has helped ...
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.
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 ...
Cribb House
22 June 2020
The humble exterior of Ipswich Hospital’s Cribb House defies its historic role in disease outbreaks past and present.
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.
Michael Winton
13 June 2020
A trip to the tropics landed an Ipswich man in hospital for three months, fighting a dangerous flesh eating bug that nearly cost him his leg and his ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...