regional health

Dire doctor issue prompts extreme action

premium_icon Dire doctor issue prompts extreme action

40 per cent of one hospital’s doctors are fly-in, fly-out.

Backpacker's night out leads to rural medicine

premium_icon Backpacker's night out leads to rural medicine

Horrific ordeal at Airlie is catalyst for rural practice.

Loss for local health as popular doctor prepares to leave

premium_icon Loss for local health as popular doctor prepares to leave

She was the only female doctor at the practise.

Brave mum gave birth on the side of the highway

premium_icon Brave mum gave birth on the side of the highway

Nicholas Hawton is one of many babies born on the side of the road

NEVER AGAIN: Inquest into Gladstone baby's death concludes

premium_icon NEVER AGAIN: Inquest into Gladstone baby's death concludes

The inquest took submissions as to how to prevent similar tragedies.

City medical students get a taste of Banana Shire life

City medical students get a taste of Banana Shire life

GROW Rural hopes to bring health professionals into the regions.

SILENT FLIGHT: O'Dowd and Butcher trade blows over MRIs

premium_icon SILENT FLIGHT: O'Dowd and Butcher trade blows over MRIs

Mr O'Dowd said people did not want to see a 'public stoush'.

HEALTH CUTS: Local doctor warns visa cuts a damaging move

HEALTH CUTS: Local doctor warns visa cuts a damaging move

Dr Bird says the cuts could gouge $160M from regional practices.

Medicare rebate freeze hurting regional health

Medicare rebate freeze hurting regional health

Medicare rebate freeze is squeezing regional doctors and patients

Higher cancer death rate for regions

Higher cancer death rate for regions

Regional Australians are still more likely to die of cancer

QCWA to help tackle obesity in regional cities

QCWA to help tackle obesity in regional cities

$2m program for QCWA to help tackle obesity

Our regions some of the worst for stroke incidence

Our regions some of the worst for stroke incidence

We have some of the highest numbers of stroke victims in the nation

Health industry calls on government to adopt 'tele-health'

Health industry calls on government to adopt 'tele-health'

62% of rural Australians victims of shortages of health professional

LNP intent on shifting funds from bureaucrats to hospitals

LNP intent on shifting funds from bureaucrats to hospitals

LNP’s Peter Dutton says bureacracy cuts will benefit regions

Springborg announces new rural health delivery framework

Springborg announces new rural health delivery framework

BETTER health services could soon be on the way