Zika scare

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Townsville Public Health Unit has responded with mosquito control activities in Condon on Saturday, following a suspected Zika case in a traveller who had recently returned from overseas. The Townsville resident had been visiting a country known to have a Zika outbreak. Tests have shown the … [Read more...]

Cancer treatment goes west

Home comforts: Director of Oncology Professor Sabe Sabesan, registered nurse Kyleigh Lambert, patient Jane Charuba and rural generalist nurse Karen Struthers preparing to administer chemotherapy at Hughenden Hospital

For cancer sufferers living in regional Queensland receiving treatment generally includes a grueling road trip to a major city. Not anymore for Hughenden residents with chemotherapy able to be administered at the local hospital via tele-health. Local nurses administer the treatment under the … [Read more...]

Warning on fake grass

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33-YEAR-OLD man has died and another man remains in critical condition after suspected poisoning from synthetic cannabis in Mackay on Tuesday. Detective Acting Inspector Sam Bliss said police were investigating the circumstances surrounding the death as well as the earlier admission of a … [Read more...]