Delays hit 10 health projects across Queensland

Queensland patients will have to wait even longer to access important public health services thanks to project delays under the Palaszczuk Labor Government.   Projects in Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast, Hervey Bay, Cairns, Atherton, Roma and the Torres Strait have been affected, according   Read More

More Labor cover-ups over contaminated tissue scandal

Budget Estimates hearings descended into farce again today as the Palaszczuk Government refused to answer questions about a distressing bungle that resulted in three Queensland babies and one teenager being supplied contaminated tissue by the Heart Valve Bank.   “I am stunned that Labor’s   Read More

Deb delivers plan to reduce waiting lists at Queensland hospitals

LNP Leader Deb Frecklington has announced the LNP will slash waiting lists and elective surgery wait times in Queensland Hospitals by partnering with the private sector. “Our emergency department wait times are blowing out, with almost one-third of all patients not being seen within clinically   Read More

Hospital finally funded but why has Labor dragged the chain?

LNP Shadow Health Minister Ros Bates said after three, long years, the people of Nambour were finally getting an upgrade to their hospital, but questioned why it had taken so long. “Not only did Annastacia Palaszczuk and Labor have to be dragged into making this important hospital upgrade, the   Read More

Labor refuses to update Queenslanders on fake doctor at Children’s Hospital

Labor refuses to update Queenslanders on fake doctor at Children’s Hospital Wednesday, 16 May 2018 Labor Health Minister Steven Miles today refused to release details of an investigation into a fake doctor who was allowed to wander around the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital for seven months   Read More

Palaszczuk needs to guarantee no taxpayers money was spent on Myriad Air

Palaszczuk needs to guarantee no taxpayers money was spent on Myriad Air Tuesday, 15 May 2018 Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk needs to urgently guarantee Queenslanders that no tax-payers money was spent to fly US multimillionaires to Queensland on Myriad Air. LNP MP Ros Bates said Tourism   Read More

Gold Coast domestic violence continues to rise

Gold Coast domestic violence continues to rise Friday, 4 May 2018 LNP Shadow Minister for Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence Stephen Bennett today met with victims on the Gold Coast to mark the start of Domestic Violence Prevention month. Mr Bennett said that   Read More

Shocking statistics show Gold Coast hospital in crisis

Shocking statistics show Gold Coast hospital in crisis Tuesday, 2 January 2018 Mudgeeraba MP and LNP Shadow Health Minister Ros Bates said shocking Queensland Health data on Emergency Department performance paint a disturbing picture of a hospital system in crisis on the Gold Coast. “The   Read More

Health data on Emergency Department performance shows a health system in crisis

Statement from LNP Shadow Health Minister Ros Bates Tuesday, 2 January 2018 “The latest shocking Queensland Health data on Emergency Department performance shows a health system in crisis after three years of lazy mismanagement by Annastacia Palaszczuk and Labor. “Queenslanders deserve a   Read More

“Doctor Google” case needs full and open inquiry

“Doctor Google” case needs full and open inquiry Thursday, 21 December 2017 · Minister Steven Miles needs to direct a full and open inquiry by the Health Ombudsman · Queenslanders deserve reassurance the system isn’t slipping back to the dark old days · If you can’t   Read More