Tony Moore

Tony Moore

Tony Moore is a senior reporter for brisbanetimes.com.au.

Health software brings risk of death

Tony Moore A new software program installed to manage medication doses at nine Queensland hospitals is likely to kill a patient within the next month, a Queensland Health risk report says.

Four senior health executives go from Brisbane health region

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg.

Tony Moore Four senior Queensland Health bureaucrats have resigned or been suspended in little over a month from the department's Metro North region.

Labor promises new youth mental health centre for Townsville

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Tony Moore Young people with a severe mental health issue will be treated at a new live-in care centre in Townsville, if Labor wins the next state election.

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Queensland aims for 'Rolls Royce' youth mental health plan

The state government is pursuing significant reform in youth mental health.

Tony Moore Queensland is heading towards a new five–tiered, youth psychiatric care model.

Health executives stood down over nepotism claims

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg.

Amy Remeikis and Tony Moore The chief executive of the state's largest health service allegedly asked for his daughter to be employed as a condition of a contract awarded by the Metro North Health and Hospital Board.

Reef health concerns could cost tourism industry

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Tony Moore Research is needed discover whether concerns over the Great Barrier Reef’s future are impacting tourist numbers, a prominent tourism expert believes.

Health services close across state

The Minister For Heath Lawrence Springborg speaks during question time in Parliament in brisbane. 17th of May 2012. Photo: Harrison Saragossi

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.

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Sex health clinic cuts will see STI rates rise: experts

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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.

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Ten suicides, one mental health hospital: coroner asks why

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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...

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Serious fears about hospital's mental health unit

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...

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Barrett Centre to remain open, says Queensland mental health commissioner Lesley van Schoubroeck

The Barrett Adolescent Centre, at The Park mental hospital at Wacol, has provided live-in care for teens with psychiatric problems for three decades.

Tony Moore Wacol’s Barrett Centre mental health facility will remain open in the medium term, according to Queensland’s new mental health commissioner.

Queensland Health takes brunt of redundancies

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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...

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Computerised medicine risks first identified July 2013

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Tony Moore Problems with Queensland's MetaVision health software system were first reported 17 months ago and reported in a departmental brief to the executive director of the Royal Brisbane and Women's...

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Labor backs barrister in bayside battle

Tony Moore Labor has endorsed Redlands barrister Deb Kellie as its candidate for the state seat of Redlands, which is held by disendorsed LNP member Peter Dowling with a massive 21 per cent margin.

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Ebola scare: Patient with fever isolated at Brisbane hospital

Queensland Chief Health Officer Jeanette Young.

Tony Moore and Ron Goodman A patient with a fever who recently traveled in West Africa has been isolated at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital.

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Sisters and brother honour MH370 parents and Nana in cancer fight

Tony Moore Children of a Middle Park couple lost on Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 have walked 60km around Brisbane to raise money for cancer and honour their 'nana' who died of ovarian cancer.

Metro North bureaucrat accused of hand picking promotion panel

Amy Remeikis and Tony Moore The man in charge of the state's largest hospital was stood down on Monday following accusations he hand-picked the panel who interviewed him for his promotion.

Could Queensland hospitals benefit from running own carparks?

Tony Moore Queensland Health should own and run the car parks at the state's hospitals to give it the opportunity to generate millions of dollars for hospitals, an Auditor General's report points out.

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Brisbane waterways in poor heath

Wivenhoe Dam overflow.

Tony Moore Brisbane, you have a drinking problem.

Low-paid Queensland workers' wages slipping below inflation

Queensland public servants have a few dollars more thanks to the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission.

Tony Moore The wages of Queensland's lowest paid public servants and council workers are falling behind inflation.

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