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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...

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...

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...

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...

Mums outraged by Mackay Birth Centre plan

Premium Content Mums outraged by Mackay Birth Centre plan

Decision to move women out of the centre to make way for COVID-19 patients slammed...

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.

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