Health advocacy

  • Eating wild mushrooms is not worth the risk

    People are being urged not to eat wild mushrooms after a significant spike in exposures to the potentially deadly fungi.

  • “Nurses are the backbone of neonatal intensive care”

    To put it simply, the role of the Grace Centre for Newborn Intensive Care is to care for sick babies but the work done in this unit is far more than can be summarised in one sentence. In reality, care is just the beginning.

  • Flu vaccinations for children

    With flu season approaching, now is a good time to have your child vaccinated. Influenza vaccination is recommended for children aged 6 months and older.
  • Friday Fast Five - meet the Children’s Health Queensland Retrieval Service (CHQRS)

    This month for Friday Fast Five we are shining a spotlight on the Children’s Health Queensland Retrieval Service (CHQRS) and their work in supporting the ‘brain on the go’ or neurodevelopmental care during retrieval.

  • Close the Gap Day

    National Close The Gap Day is the annual campaign to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.