As many families are preparing to head off on holidays, the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) is urging them to know their holiday address in case of an emergency. QAS Sunshine Coast Local Ambulance Service Network (LASN) Assistant Commissioner Chris Broomfield said many holiday-makers enjoyed their time away without incident; however it was important for people […]
After an unseasonably dry summer and start to autumn, it’s time get ready for rain and possibly lots of it. Local Disaster Management Coordinator Andrew Ryan said the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) was predicting heavy rainfall on the Sunshine Coast in the coming days and residents needed to prepare. “That means doing things around your […]
Member for Caloundra Mark McArdle is encouraging Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service to keep improving following the latest comparative hospital performance data published in newspapers for the first time this week. Mr McArdle said they were aware hospital activity within the Hospital and Health Service had increased by 6.5 per cent over the same […]
Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson welcomed news that from today Coast residents will be able to judge improvements in the performance of their local hospital on key data such as waiting times and emergency department access.
Sweeping changes to way ambulances and hospitals treat our sickest patients will be adopted by the Government, Health Minister Lawrence Springborg announced today.
Member for Caloundra and Shadow Health Minister Mark McArdle has hit back at recent claims the Caloundra Hospital emergency department should be shut down in five years, and has renewed calls for the vital facility to stay open.