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27 September 2022
Counting her lucky stars that she is still here to celebrate her daughter’s wedding this month, Monica Vella shares why every woman should not play ...
Australian Industry Trade College Ipswich (AITCI) and Ipswich Hospital Foundation (IHF)
19 September 2022
Patients at the Ipswich Hospital are enjoying better rehabilitation outcomes thanks to the support of the Australian Industry Trade College Ipswich ...
Akea Blucher-Jones and Malakai
12 September 2022
Sitting next to her baby Malakai in Children’s Sunshine Ward, mum Akea Blucher-Jones plays with his fingers and toes, careful to avoid the intravenous ...
Trophy Caring Better Together Awards
07 September 2022
West Moreton Health staff have been recognised at their annual Caring Better Together Awards, the highlight of the first Caring Better Together Week ...
Ipswich Hospital
02 September 2022
After two years and seven months, the team leading West Moreton Health’s COVID-19 response stood down today (Friday, 2 September 2022), leaving a ...
Diane
11 August 2022
West Moreton Health was honoured to partner with Ambulance Wish Queensland, a charity program of Palliative Care Queensland, to make Diane’s Wish come ...
Brett Hamlyn and Peta Dowling, Advanced Rehabilitation Physiotherapist, at Ipswich Hospital
09 August 2022
A round-the-clock service at Ipswich Hospital is helping West Moreton stroke patients receive treatment fast. Stroke Clinical Nurse Consultant Linda ...
28 July 2022
West Moreton Health’s Chief Medical Officer has issued a warning on vaping, saying it is not a safer alternative to smoking cigarettes. Associate ...
Gatton Hospital Car Show
03 July 2022
The 2022 Car, Ute and Bike Show is back, and Gatton Hospital Auxiliary are hoping for a bigger than ever turn-out this year. Gatton Hospital Auxiliary ...
Kevin Kaminski at West Moreton Health's Jaghu Chronic Conditions gym
01 July 2022
Kevin Kaminski has had a second chance at life, and he is making the most of it. After an angiogram in March, Mr Kaminski underwent emergency surgery ...
Josh Kilpatrick rural care
23 June 2022
Having been a frequent visitor to the Laidley Hospital growing up, Maintenance Officer Josh Kilpatrick knows exactly how patients feel when they come ...
Bowel Cancer Awareness Month
08 June 2022
West Moreton Health and Ipswich cafes have brewed a plan to raise awareness of regular bowel screening by sharing a cup of coffee. This June, as part ...
02 June 2022
West Moreton Health will farewell its Chief Executive Dr Kerrie Freeman next month when she leaves to take the helm of the Southern Adelaide Local ...
Dr Samantha Fairless with patient Freya East
23 May 2022
Flu season has arrived, and it has come with a vengeance as Ipswich Hospital’s paediatric emergency department staff work hard to keep up with the ...
The Ipswich COVID-19 Community Vaccination Clinic is closing its doors
12 May 2022
After 10 months supporting the West Moreton community, the Ipswich CBD COVID-19 Community Vaccination Clinic will close on 4 June 2022. Free COVID-19 ...
Happy International Nurses Day
11 May 2022
Donning her handmade cardboard nurse’s hat and costume when she was seven, Shannon Shipley knew nursing was the career for her. Now, Shannon wears ...
Belinda Barrie
09 May 2022
Community members are taking a seat at the decision-making table at West Moreton Health to make sure services directly respond to the health ...
Proud Bundajung woman Nicole Moller
04 May 2022
Women giving birth at Ipswich Hospital now have the option of a water birth, in situations where it is safe for both mother and child. The new service ...
Susan Johnson
01 April 2022
West Moreton Health’s Deputy Board Chair has retired after seven years’ service while four sitting members have been reappointed.
Advance Care Planning Week
18 March 2022
If it is important to you, make it known. That is the advice from West Moreton Health Advance Care Planning Clinical Nurse Ros Holloway. “Dying is ...
Take care to cut virus risk
09 March 2022
Receding floodwaters and pooling water from rainfall can provide perfect conditions for mosquitoes to breed. Dr Penny Hutchinson, from the West ...
Expressions of interest for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Council
08 March 2022
West Moreton Health is looking for community members to join a new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Council. Community members from ...
Lindy Webster raising breast cancer awareness through her TikTok
07 March 2022
A West Moreton Health Clinical Nurse has performed the ultimate about turn – rebounding from a shock cancer diagnosis to educate and raise awareness ...
Take care during flood clean up
04 March 2022
Floodwaters may have passed but the danger is not over. Dangers can be found during clean up and recovery, so it is important to stay safe and follow ...
Cindy Tyson
30 January 2022
Two First Nations women are among 87 nursing and midwifery graduates beginning their placements at West Moreton Health hospitals this month, thanks to ...
News article
23 January 2022
West Moreton Hospital and Health Service has transformed its services and redeployed staff where they are needed most in readiness for the increase in ...
Gatton Hospital walk-in testing site
23 January 2022
Lockyer Valley residents now have more options to get tested for COVID-19 as Gatton Hospital opens a walk-in testing clinic onsite from Monday. The ...
Ipswich Hospital Oncology Day Unit patient Wendy Piasecki.
01 January 2022
It may be a long road to recovery for Ipswich Hospital Oncology Day Unit patient Wendy Piasecki. But she is thankful for one shortcut. Mrs Piasecki ...
Scott Prince, Roxie Wright, Ali Brigginshaw and Santa Claus.
14 December 2021
The Brisbane Broncos paid a visit to West Moreton Health on Monday morning, bringing good cheer to those who need it most. National Rugby League Woman ...
Name the Crane winner Theodore
26 November 2021
A student from Mutdapilly State School has won the Name the Crane competition for the $92.4 million Ipswich Hospital - Acute Mental Health Unit (AMHU) ...