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Mia Edwards' story
29 October 2020
Sitting up at night, watching her 16-month-old baby sleep, Rachel Edwards is just like any other mum. The only difference is, without Mrs Edwards and ...
Anne Jenkins
21 October 2020
Understanding the feelings of helplessness that can come with caring for someone during a mental health crisis has equipped Anne Jenkins with a unique ...
26 bed ward artist impression of Oncology Ward
16 October 2020
West Moreton Health will soon provide more care to local residents as projects continue to roll out on time and on budget as part of the Master Plan ...
12 October 2020
Meet the team of health professionals who wrap around West Moreton women during investigation, diagnosis, treatment and recovery.
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12 October 2020
In line with our strategic priority to delivery equitable, person-centred care and support diverse and vulnerable communities, West Moreton Health ...
Cuddle Cot
07 October 2020
The legacy of a baby girl who was stillborn at birth will have a lasting impact on West Moreton families in their time of need.
Karen Miles
06 October 2020
A pilot study to transform follow-up care for women after breast cancer surgery could revolutionise care for women in the West Moreton region.
Health Heroes
01 October 2020
West Moreton Health is celebrating its many health heroes as part of a Queensland-wide initiative to thank the health workforce for their contribution ...
Paul Palin and his beloved dogs.
22 September 2020
Lockyer Valley lung transplant recipient Paul Palin is happy his life is “going to the dogs”. Earlier this year, after a diagnosis of idiopathic ...
Antenatal telehealth
16 September 2020
VIDEO conferencing technology is helping West Moreton Health expand its reach and provide more care closer to home.
Julian's Key helps bridge communication gap
11 September 2020
Bridging the communication gap between people with a disability and their healthcare providers is a priority for West Moreton Health, no more so than ...
John McGrath and Harvey Whiteford.
01 September 2020
West Moreton’s leading mental health researchers will fly the flag for Queensland in Australia’s first mental health think tank.
Kimina Andersen
31 August 2020
A new chapter for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health advancement has started at West Moreton Health.
Staff at the Bundamba clinic
28 August 2020
They may be behind masks and gowns, but West Moreton Health’s “undercover” staff are being praised for their hard work on the frontline. Chief ...
Staff, patients and visitors to wear PPE in Greater Brisbane hospitals
25 August 2020
Queensland Health has announced increased use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in its hospitals impacted by the recent COVID-19 cluster. From ...
News item on COVID-19 cases
20 August 2020
A massive contact tracing, testing and quarantining operation is underway after an Ipswich resident yesterday tested positive to the novel coronavirus ...
Launch event for the new BreastScreen van
19 August 2020
A new BreastScreen van for West Moreton is bringing welcome relief to women from Gatton in the west to Springfield in the east. The ‘Wattle’ van was ...
end-of-life care
08 August 2020
A new website to connect people to end-of-life care services and support has launched, in a first for West Moreton.
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 ...