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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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

How Tim’s leadership boosted our health services

Premium Content How Tim’s leadership boosted our health services

‘It seemed at every corner of the road of our many visits to rural facilities he...

AMBULANCE RAMPING: How Mackay, CQ hospitals performed

Premium Content AMBULANCE RAMPING: How Mackay, CQ hospitals performed

New figures reveal patient off stretcher times for June 2020.

Stats breakdown: How many COVID-19 tests in your area?

Premium Content Stats breakdown: How many COVID-19 tests in your area?

FULL LIST: COVID-19 tests and false positives in your region.

Mum-to-be’s COVID-19 symptoms spark birth centre change

Premium Content Mum-to-be’s COVID-19 symptoms spark birth centre change

Tensions flare over exclusive use of Mackay Birth Centre for expectant mothers with...

Another COVID-19 case in Mackay as health staff ‘threatened’

Premium Content Another COVID-19 case in Mackay as health staff ‘threatened’

Health minister calls out shocking behaviour towards frontline workers.

New COVID-19 case for Mackay

Premium Content New COVID-19 case for Mackay

QHealth confirms another patient tested positive for coronavirus.

CORONAVIRUS: Island to remain open after confirmed case

Premium Content CORONAVIRUS: Island to remain open after confirmed case

A woman who transited through Hamilton Island has tested positive.

Child, 9 months, taken to Townsville after being hit by car

Premium Content Child, 9 months, taken to Townsville after being hit by car

The boy was rushed to hospital from a rural home in a serious condition with head...

Staggering crisis at Mackay Hospital revealed

Premium Content Staggering crisis at Mackay Hospital revealed

Mackay Hospital has been named Queensland’s 'worst performer' in a shocking report...

$100k plan to help rural town find doctors

Premium Content $100k plan to help rural town find doctors

Mining company comes to the table with a plan.

Coronial probe into death at Mackay Base Hospital

Premium Content Coronial probe into death at Mackay Base Hospital

An investigation is under way following the death of a patient days after an...

'Take the health crisis in the bush seriously'

Premium Content 'Take the health crisis in the bush seriously'

Last asks government to address issue now

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