Pak Yiu Mental health patients are concerned about the quality of services and the consequences that may arise if Queensland psychiatrists in the public sector resign because of disputes over new contracts.
Amy Remeikis Health Minister Lawrence Springborg says he no longer trusts doctors’ representative bodies to inform Queensland’s specialists what the government is doing, so he is bypassing them to talk to doctors...
Amy Remeikis Health Minister Lawrence Springborg has been upstaged by the Tasmanian government.
Kim Stephens Brisbane residents are the healthiest in Queensland, new figures reveal.
Kim Stephens Forget the lions, tigers and bears.
Schoolyard bullies could face the same risks of mental health and substance abuse issues as their victims, according to a new study by the University of Queensland.
Kristian Silva Unhealthy workplaces are partly to blame for the alarming number of overweight Queenslanders, the state’s chief health officer says.
Kristian Silva Queensland is lagging behind the rest of the country in key indicators for health, education and housing, the Queensland Council of Social Service says.
Amy Remeikis The two IT firms at the centre of the health payroll inquiry have taken to public submissions to continue their battle against each other.
Tony Moore Wacol’s Barrett Centre mental health facility will remain open in the medium term, according to Queensland’s new mental health commissioner.
Katherine Feeney Iron beds in long, dark prison-like dorms are a world away from a new breed of mental health unit design soon to open for patients at the Gold Coast.
Tony Moore A 28-year-old patient at Princess Alexandra Hospital's mental health unit had been drinking three bottles of vodka a day inside the centre – without being stopped by staff – in the...
John Spencer, researcher There are indications that some local government councils have moved with remarkable haste to stop water fluoridation at the behest of a vocal, small minority of anti-fluoridationists.
Tony Moore More than 4100 Queensland Health employees will be paid redundancies, the Newman government revealed as it detailed the 14,000 public service jobs to go in one of the largest-ever transformations of...
Tony Moore Queensland's health services are under massive pressure statewide as health districts make tough decisions to close services and cut staff to meet budget fund reductions.
Amy Remeikis The government is keenly considering an outsourcing strategy for Queensland Health – but minister Lawrence Springborg says he doesn't anticipate it would cause any job losses.
Tony Moore Queensland Health’s decision to axe 32 jobs from a Brisbane sex health clinic will see the rate of sexually transmitted diseases increase, an experienced sex health nurse said yesterday.
Marissa Calligeros Beards may never have gone away per se but they are certainly back in vogue.
Tony Moore System failings have meant 10 patients at Princess Alexandra Hospital's mental health unit have walked to a nearby “suicide hotspot" and taken their lives when they were supposed to be closely...
Daniel Hurst Premier Campbell Newman has given a glowing endorsement of his health minister, as the Liberal National Party government sought to go on the attack over cuts to Queensland Health.