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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 ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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.
Lisa's Lunches
23 November 2020
Care packages delivered to Ipswich Hospital will comfort family and friends keeping a bedside vigil of a loved one who is at the end of their life.
Sherice Ansell is ready to return to Alice Springs
23 November 2020
It’s taken the best part of a decade but University of Queensland medical graduate Dr Sherice Ansell is about to achieve her goal of working at Alice ...
Kay Dean wins national diabetes educator award
16 November 2020
West Moreton Health’s first Diabetes Nurse Practitioner/Navigator, Kay Dean, has won the national 2020 Jan Baldwin Credentialled Diabetes Educator ...
Learning partnership benefits First Nations communities
13 November 2020
West Moreton Health is leveraging a proven global healthcare model to help improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people in ...
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 ...