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Hospital death: Coroner finds ‘inadvertent human error’

Premium Content Hospital death: Coroner finds ‘inadvertent human error’

A Glenella grandmother died following an anaesthesia overdose during a routine...

Five people treated for irukandji stings in Whitsundays

Premium Content Five people treated for irukandji stings in Whitsundays

One of the five - a 17-year-old boy - was moved to Mackay Base Hospital for further...

New cardiac procedure performed in Mackay for first time

Premium Content New cardiac procedure performed in Mackay for first time

A new lifesaving procedure to open blocked calcified arteries has been performed in...

Hospital EDs smashed as record numbers of people seek help

Premium Content Hospital EDs smashed as record numbers of people seek help

‘Demand has increased across the board with more traumas, more seriously unwell...

Two children stung by jellyfish off Mackay beach

Premium Content Two children stung by jellyfish off Mackay beach

The beach will be closed for the rest of today and into tomorrow.

Record number of intern doctors to boost region’s services

Premium Content Record number of intern doctors to boost region’s services

The 46 new interns will be hosted at Mackay Base Hospital, Proserpine, Bowen and...

Impatient snake bite patients are risking death

Premium Content Impatient snake bite patients are risking death

Brown snakes are most common in the Mackay Isaac Whitsunday region and leaving...

Two snake bites in 24 hours: Man in 30s in hospital

Premium Content Two snake bites in 24 hours: Man in 30s in hospital

Paramedics said the man in his 30s was bitten on the foot

FULL LIST: The bites and stings through our ED this year

Premium Content FULL LIST: The bites and stings through our ED this year

It's not just animals, reptiles and insects our Mackay Isaac Whitsunday doctors had...

The injuries likely to land you in hospital this Christmas

Premium Content The injuries likely to land you in hospital this Christmas

A doctor has revealed the most common injuries causing a trip to the emergency...

Man injured in excavator rollover north west of Mackay

Premium Content Man injured in excavator rollover north west of Mackay

A man, believed to be the machine’s driver, was injured at Mt Jukes

REVEALED: Obesity and smoking rates for pregnant mums

Premium Content REVEALED: Obesity and smoking rates for pregnant mums

CQ mothers more likely to be overweight and smokers leading to riskier pregnancies...

What sent people to hospital 84,000 times in past 12 months

Premium Content What sent people to hospital 84,000 times in past 12 months

Broken bones, bruises and other misadventures were the most common reason for a...

Tragic toll as region records 5th highest suicide rate

Premium Content Tragic toll as region records 5th highest suicide rate

32 people in the region die from self-inflicted injuries each year as new report...

Free hospital transport service gets green light

Premium Content Free hospital transport service gets green light

Patients from Proserpine and Cannonvale will be eligible for a door-to-door lift to...

Door-to-door transport plan floated for Whitsunday patients

Premium Content Door-to-door transport plan floated for Whitsunday patients

Up to 80 residents could be transported to Mackay Base Hospital every week under...

Woman flown to hospital after hitting head on yacht

Premium Content Woman flown to hospital after hitting head on yacht

The RACQ CQ crew flew the woman from Hayman Island to Mackay hospital.

Woman taken to hospital after suspected snake bite

Premium Content Woman taken to hospital after suspected snake bite

The woman had been at a private residence in the Whitsundays.

WATCH: Brother’s bravery ends in serious allergic reaction

Premium Content WATCH: Brother’s bravery ends in serious allergic reaction

The 18 year old was trying to help his little sister who had crashed her dirt bike...

Moranbah man flown to Mackay after serious assault

Premium Content Moranbah man flown to Mackay after serious assault

Detectives want to speak with the driver of the red ute after a Moranbah man, 47...

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