mackay health

STIs rise across Mackay despite lockdown measures

premium_icon STIs rise across Mackay despite lockdown measures

Medical professionals beg residents to use protection

Fifth confirmed COVID-19 case in Mackay region

premium_icon Fifth confirmed COVID-19 case in Mackay region

Latest case involves someone returning home from an overseas trip

CORONAVIRUS: New details of Mackay's second confirmed case

premium_icon CORONAVIRUS: New details of Mackay's second confirmed case

New details about the second case in Mackay have come to light

CORONAVIRUS: Island to remain open after confirmed case

premium_icon CORONAVIRUS: Island to remain open after confirmed case

A woman who transited through Hamilton Island has tested positive.

Young family spared ‘financial ruin’ after shock diagnosis

premium_icon Young family spared ‘financial ruin’ after shock diagnosis

Young family rocked during a would-be celebratory Airlie Beach trip.

Two cases of meningococcal confirmed in Mackay

premium_icon Two cases of meningococcal confirmed in Mackay

Presentations of bacterial infection are believed to be unrelated.

Epiphany that inspired an incredible transformation

premium_icon Epiphany that inspired an incredible transformation

Alan Turner’s epiphany came on an inflatable jungle gym.

Young Queenslanders suffer from bushfire images

premium_icon Young Queenslanders suffer from bushfire images

While the bushfires may seem far away, North Queensland mental health services have...

The traumatising thoughts inspiring Mackay man’s call

premium_icon The traumatising thoughts inspiring Mackay man’s call

‘What if the doctor had left it for another 12 months? That could have been...

New incentive to entice more rural doctors

premium_icon New incentive to entice more rural doctors

Moves to recognise rural medicine as its own specialty have gained the backing of...

Teens experience unwanted sexual behaviours

premium_icon Teens experience unwanted sexual behaviours

One third of boys of the same age experienced similar behaviours

30 tumours were just the start for this Mackay dad

premium_icon 30 tumours were just the start for this Mackay dad

A year ago, his life turned upside down, but a powerful mindset changed...

Suicide rates skyrocket among Australian veterans

premium_icon Suicide rates skyrocket among Australian veterans

An exploding landmine in Vietnam caused more than short-term damage for Les...

Young girl burnt in campfire incident

premium_icon Young girl burnt in campfire incident

A teenager was taken to hospital with multiple injures.

Crappy topic, but it's a poo-fect time to talk kid's health

premium_icon Crappy topic, but it's a poo-fect time to talk kid's health

Kerry Reid-Seale wants to start a conversation that stinks for some.

34 seizures in three hours: Young family’s traumatic ordeal

premium_icon 34 seizures in three hours: Young family’s traumatic ordeal

Normally, when Kat Hammond’s kids wake up, they can be heard screaming and...

Woman's back pain was a sign of something much more sinister

premium_icon Woman's back pain was a sign of something much more sinister

How back pain escalated to multiple surgeries

Just 12 hours after he was born, their boy stopped breathing

premium_icon Just 12 hours after he was born, their boy stopped breathing

Mystery illness puts young family to the test

How little Ebony is beating the odds

premium_icon How little Ebony is beating the odds

A young family is in the midst of a confronting health journey

Monkey bites sent three to emergency

premium_icon Monkey bites sent three to emergency

Dog bites most common ED presentation in Mackay

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