Latest news

06 Aug
World Breastfeeding Week – the consumer story
Across the South West region, South West Hospital and Health Service midwives support new mothers to initiate and maintain breastfeeding. As we see out our celebration of all things breastfeeding for World Breastfeeding Week 2020, we’re thrilled to share Ashley Morgan-French’s story.
31 Jul
World Breastfeeding Week - the public health perspective
As health professionals, we have a crucial role to protect, promote and support lactating women and breastfeeding, and to provide access to evidence-based, culturally safe breastfeeding education, adequate support and clinical care services.
15 Jul
Operation ‘Quarantine Hotel’
In this special opinion piece, Rachel Sargeant, Nurse Navigator and Biosecurity Quarantine Accommodation (BQA) Health Team Manager from the Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Service, relives the past three months working in Cairns’ ‘Quarantine Hotel’.
26 Jun
Management of mild COVID-19 in rural Queensland
Last week we brought you news of the Community management of mild COVID-19 in rural Queensland. The pathway provides clinicians working in rural Queensland access to a safe and consistent community pathway for patients with mild COVID-19 infection who do not require hospitalisation.
23 Jun
SSIP goes “International”

When Gladstone Hospital Emergency Physician Dr Jacob O’Gorman submitted his Standardised and Safe Intubation Package (SSIP) to the PROV-ED Project, he had no idea of just how far this initiative wo