Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

'Metro North Health execs - I am watching you': Springborg

Tony Moore Health Minister Lawrence Springborg is "watching" the performance of senior health executives in Brisbane's Metro North Health region after several senior staff resigned, he said on Tuesday.

Queensland Health defends IT equipment at Lady Cilento

Intensive care unit monitor.

Tony Moore New information technology equipment at the new $1.5 billion Lady Cilento Hospital at South Brisbane may not be fully operating when the new children's hospital opens in three weeks, according to...

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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Health software brings risk of death

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg says measures have been put in place to prevent harm from a glitch in a program that handles medication doses.

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.

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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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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.

Rockhamption Hospital patient deaths, injuries under investigation

Authorities are investigating a number of patient deaths and injuries at Rockhampton Hospital.

Tony Moore Historical records show 18 patients have died and another 15 have suffered permanent harm as a result of mistakes at Rockhampton Hospital since 2011.

Top bureaucrats suspended from Metro North hospital board

Emergency department.

Tony Moore Two senior Queensland Health bureaucrats from the Brisbane Metro North Health District have been suspended.

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.

Call for inquiry after two Barrett Centre suicides

Mourners release purple balloons in memory of Talieha.

Tony Moore The family of an 18-year-old woman released after spending three years with 24 hour a day care at the Barrett Adolescent Centre at Wacol want an urgent public inquiry into the reasons she committed...

Staff begin the move to Lady Cilento hospital

Light and colour play a big part in the design of the new Lady Cilento Children's Hospital at South Brisbane.

Tony Moore Queensland Health staff will this week begin the move into Queensland's newest public hospital, the $1.5 billion Lady Cilento Children's Hospital at South Brisbane.

Barrett centre suicide link to be investigated: Springborg

Queensland Health Minister Lawrence Springborg.

Tony Moore Woman, 18, committed suicide within months of leaving 24-hour care.

Petition calls for probe into Barrett centre closure

Tony Moore An online petition calling for a formal Commission of Inquiry into the handling of the closure of the Barrett Adolescent Psychiatric Centre at Wacol has this morning been set up by a former worker.

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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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MP gnashes teeth over fluoride cuts

Brisbane residents have had fluoride in their drinking water since 2008.

Tony Moore The six Queensland councils removing fluoride from drinking water are “making a terrible mistake”, according to the state's highest-profile dentist - Education Minister John-Paul...

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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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Photograph taken by Michelle Smith on Friday 30th September, 2011.
The Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Brisbane.
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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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Suicide barrier advice ignored for nine years

Tony Moore Despite Queensland Health deciding to "contribute money to build suicide prevention barriers" at a known suicide hot spot near a Brisbane hospital nine years ago, no work has been done.

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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 patients' futures up in air

Tony Moore Health Minister Lawrence Springborg says it will take eight months to finalise where Barrett Adolescent Centre patients will go when the mental health facility shuts down next year.