Health

Thu 15 Apr 2021

‘He was everything’: Family’s warning after candle kills pup

Premium Content ‘He was everything’: Family’s warning after candle kills pup

A mother says she won’t be able to escape the guilt surrounding the death of her family’s dog after he ate a mosquito candle she says was sold without warning.

Wed 14 Apr 2021

Virus found in outbreak ward after clean

Virus found in outbreak ward after clean

Queensland Health will deep clean a ward at the centre of a COVID-19 outbreak again after remnants of the virus were found.

Reason for stark drop in vaccinations

Reason for stark drop in vaccinations

A link between the AstraZeneca vaccine and rare blood clots in people aged under 50 appears to have scared people off having a COVID-19 jab.

Grandma’s falls lead CQ researcher to new project

Premium Content Grandma’s falls lead CQ researcher to new project

‘Grandma’s falls are so bad that she has to wear protective headgear – similar to a football player’.

Qld Health taken to industrial commission over mask fears

Premium Content Qld Health taken to industrial commission over mask fears

Concerned nurses are taking Queensland Health to the Industrial Relations Commission over ill-fitting masks.

Confirmed: When COVID restrictions will ease

Premium Content Confirmed: When COVID restrictions will ease

Annastacia Palaszczuk has confirmed COVID-19 restrictions will ease earlier than expected following the latest outbreak.

‘Disgusted’ midwife pushes for workplace bullying to stop

Premium Content ‘Disgusted’ midwife pushes for workplace bullying to stop

‘One death from bullying is one death too many’: Gympie-raised midwife makes a stand against relentless bullying

Mick Fanning the new face of F45’s yoga revolution

Premium Content Mick Fanning the new face of F45’s yoga revolution

Mick Fanning has signed on as the face of F45’s new yoga and pilates-based fitness concept and will open his own studio in Byron Bay

PA Hospital fear as deep clean fails to eliminate COVID

Premium Content PA Hospital fear as deep clean fails to eliminate COVID

A infectious disease expert wants details to be made public about how cleaning was carried out inside Princess Alexandra Hospital’s Ward 5D.

Back on war footing amid vaccine mercy dash to Europe

Premium Content Back on war footing amid vaccine mercy dash to Europe

PM says the government is “throwing everything” at solving Australia’s deepening vaccine rollout crisis, including a mercy dash overseas.

Virus alert for thousands in Melbourne

Virus alert for thousands in Melbourne

Thousands of residents in Melbourne are on alert tonight after coronavirus fragments were found in wastewater, affecting 16 suburbs.

Morrison’s desperate ploy for vaccines

Morrison’s desperate ploy for vaccines

The Prime Minister has committed to a rare move to increase vaccine supply and secure trade alternatives to China.

‘It’s my dad’: 12-year-old’s harrowing triple-0 call

Premium Content ‘It’s my dad’: 12-year-old’s harrowing triple-0 call

When two little girls found their dad at the bottom of the family’s backyard pool, they didn’t panic. They did what they had to do to save his life.

$1.2 million in worker compo costs at Mackay council

Premium Content $1.2 million in worker compo costs at Mackay council

Recordable injuries over the past five years have racked up $1.2m in compo with some staff needing weeks off work to recover.

Tue 13 Apr 2021

Tourism to pay dearly for botched vaccine rollout

Premium Content Tourism to pay dearly for botched vaccine rollout

Queensland’s tourism sector will have to scrap revival plans after targets for the COVID-19 vaccine rollout were abandoned, industry leaders say.

Mon 12 Apr 2021

Surfers' heroic attempt to rescue man at 'notorious' beach

Premium Content Surfers' heroic attempt to rescue man at 'notorious' beach

Stern warning issued following the tragic death of a Logan man who drowned in a “notorious” Byron Bay beach.

‘Superspreader’ party numbers grow

‘Superspreader’ party numbers grow

It should’ve been a weekend of celebrations. Instead, it became a ‘superspreader event’ that triggered a city lockdown.

CQ Senator Canavan’s anti-AstraZeneca stance justified

Premium Content CQ Senator Canavan’s anti-AstraZeneca stance justified

CQ based Senator Matt Canavan copped widespread criticism when he called for the AstraZeneca rollout to be halted.

Hospital death: Coroner finds ‘inadvertent human error’

Premium Content Hospital death: Coroner finds ‘inadvertent human error’

A Glenella grandmother died following an anaesthesia overdose during a routine operation at Mackay Base Hospital. Her family have now filed a $900k lawsuit.

CHECK-UP: Status of business case for new Bundaberg hospital

Premium Content CHECK-UP: Status of business case for new Bundaberg hospital

How the community feedback process fared and what issues were highlighted.

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