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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...

Proserpine Hospital staff roll up sleeves for COVID jab

Premium Content Proserpine Hospital staff roll up sleeves for COVID jab

70 health care workers at Proserpine Hospital were vaccinated during the first day...

Hospital EDs smashed as record numbers of people seek help

Premium Content Hospital EDs smashed as record numbers of people seek help

‘Demand has increased across the board with more traumas, more seriously unwell...

SHOOTING: Bowen man wounded after gun fired into home

Premium Content SHOOTING: Bowen man wounded after gun fired into home

Multiple triple-0 calls were made following a gunshot just after midnight.

CONTAGIOUS: Parents warned over infectious disease outbreak

Premium Content CONTAGIOUS: Parents warned over infectious disease outbreak

Learning centres across the Mackay district have been issued a poster with...

Wrap it up this V-Day: Mackay Whitsunday STIs on the rise

Premium Content Wrap it up this V-Day: Mackay Whitsunday STIs on the rise

REVEALED: Breakdown of STI figures in Mackay Hospital and Health Service...

Health workers report rise in violent, aggressive patients

Premium Content Health workers report rise in violent, aggressive patients

Frontline healthcare workers across Mackay and Whitsundays say there are increasing...

Three hospital nurses injured in alleged ED assault

Premium Content Three hospital nurses injured in alleged ED assault

It will be alleged the woman became verbally abusive towards staff and assaulted...

Record number of intern doctors to boost region’s services

Premium Content Record number of intern doctors to boost region’s services

The 46 new interns will be hosted at Mackay Base Hospital, Proserpine, Bowen and...

Rapid COVID testing now available at Mackay Base Hospital

Premium Content Rapid COVID testing now available at Mackay Base Hospital

Dubbed the ‘Panther’, the new machine is set to boost local COVID-19 and other...

WATCH: Cedar Creek Falls jumpers risk injury and death

Premium Content WATCH: Cedar Creek Falls jumpers risk injury and death

WARNING: Doctors at Proserpine Hospital have already treated one person this year...

Long wait as cars line up at Mackay’s drive-through clinic

Premium Content Long wait as cars line up at Mackay’s drive-through clinic

Hours for the COVID testing site have been extended for Monday following the high...

Man injured in single vehicle crash at Bowen

Premium Content Man injured in single vehicle crash at Bowen

Paramedics transported the man to hospital following the incident overnight.

FULL LIST: The bites and stings through our ED this year

Premium Content FULL LIST: The bites and stings through our ED this year

It's not just animals, reptiles and insects our Mackay Isaac Whitsunday doctors had...

Grandma seeks $3.8m from health care providers over death

Premium Content Grandma seeks $3.8m from health care providers over death

She wants to her ensure her grandson’s care is secured for the future

JOBS VACANT: Ninth largest worker shortage in nation

Premium Content JOBS VACANT: Ninth largest worker shortage in nation

Mackay’s entrepreneurial spirit is being stifled as hundreds of job vacancies...

Call to ban smoking in Mackay and Whitsunday city centres

Premium Content Call to ban smoking in Mackay and Whitsunday city centres

The push includes phasing out designated outdoor smoking areas at pubs and removing...

New chief to lead Mackay through COVID-19 pandemic

Premium Content New chief to lead Mackay through COVID-19 pandemic

A former London nurse and leader of rural medicine help lead Mackay through the...

Specialist prostate cancer nurse coming to Mackay

Premium Content Specialist prostate cancer nurse coming to Mackay

The nurse will help the 1 in 5 Mackay men expected to be diagnosed with the disease...

Tireless champion celebrated: ‘His passion didn’t end’

Premium Content Tireless champion celebrated: ‘His passion didn’t end’

TIM MULHERIN REMEMBERED: Friends, family and peers share their memories of Mr...

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