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Praise For Specialists Taking COVID-19 Training To Rural Hospitals

Emergency specialists from Darling Downs Health have been on the road delivering vital training to rural hospitals. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Steven Miles said this is another great example of how our health heroes on the frontline are preparing for the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. “Ensuring our rural facilities are prepared for COVID-19 is […]

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COVID-19 Testing Clinic Hours Change

Darling Downs Health’s drive-through novel coronavirus (COVID-19) testing clinic, set up at the Baillie Henderson Hospital campus, has updated its opening hours during weekends and public holidays. The clinic will continue to open from 10am to 6pm on weekdays, however on public holidays and weekends the clinic will now open from 10am to 4pm. Located […]

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Caution Against Bushfire Smoke Advised

With smoke from a bushfire near Millmerran affecting some communities within the Darling Downs Health district, residents have been urged to take precautions and minimise exposure to smoke. “Increased amounts of smoke and particulates from ash in the air due to bushfires can pose risks for some members of the community,” said Darling Downs Public […]

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New Program Improves Health Of Indigenous Babies

Darling Downs Health has launched an innovative new program aimed at improving the health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander babies. The Bridging Antenatal Care, Indigenous Babies and Smoking Cessation (BAIBS) program encourages pregnant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, or those women pregnant with an Indigenous baby, to attend antenatal appointments and quit […]

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DonateLife Week Aiming To Double Registrations

Last year Toowoomba experienced an increase in donor registrations, with around 1124 new organ and tissue donors. This year, DonateLife Week is aiming to double the number of registered donors. Organ and tissue donation is the life-saving and life-transforming medical process where organs and tissues are transplanted from a recently deceased person, to a very […]

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