National report shows Labor’s health priorities are all wrong

Today’s report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare into the state of our public hospitals is another damning indictment on Annastacia Palaszczuk’s health priorities. LNP Shadow Minister for Health Ros Bates said that our public hospitals are bursting at the seams but Labor are more   Read More

Palaszczuk Government ignores clear warnings into digital hospital rollout fiasco

The Palaszczuk Labor Government has been caught out ignoring ongoing warnings for months that it’s digital hospital rollout – the Integrated Electronic Medical Record (IEMR) - system has been completely mismanaged. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington has called on Labor’s embattled Health Minister to   Read More

QLD children waiting too long in emergency departments

MORE than 7000 Queensland children waited too long for treatment at hospital emergency departments last month, data shows. The latest hospital performance snapshot reveals an average of 22 per cent of kids aged 14 and under who present to the state’s emergency departments wait longer than   Read More

Fatal steps leading up to nine-month-old’s death in Tweed

THE nine-month-old baby whose body washed ashore on a Gold Coast beach this month was never made a priorty or checked by officers of the Department of Child Safety Services (DOCS). Police warned the department of the urgency of the case when they had the baby in their care about 3am on the day   Read More

Premier silent on Child Safety role in lead-up to baby’s death citing legal reasons

PREMIER Annastacia Palaszczuk is remaining silent on how the Department of Child Safety (DOCS) failed to help the homeless family of a nine-month-old baby whose body washed ashore on Gold Coast beach last week. Ms Palaszczuk cited the child protection laws when declining to answer a series of   Read More

POLL: Queenslanders say Labor is lying and to keep Lady Cilento name

A Nine News Galaxy Poll has revealed that an overwhelming number of Queenslanders don’t want the name of the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital changed. “This is the only scientifically conducted reliable poll on this issue to date and it proves Labor's claims about genuine consultation are all   Read More

Health Minister in denial over Sunshine Coast health crisis

LNP Shadow Health Minister and nurse Ros Bates has slammed Minister for Health, Steven Miles for continuing to play politics with the Sunshine Coast health system. “Sunshine Coast health services are bursting at the seams, meanwhile Labor’s Health Minister has delayed 150 additional public beds   Read More

Right to Information exposes Labor’s sham Cilento survey

The Palaszczuk Labor Government’s sham survey to rip Lady Cilento’s name from the children’s hospital has been exposed. “The Palaszczuk Labor Government has been caught red-handed fudging statistics,” LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said. “A Right to Information request has shown multiple votes   Read More

Preventative health cut despite obesity crisis

The Palaszczuk Labor Government should reverse its cuts to preventative health spending if it is serious about combatting obesity, LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said today. The 2018 Health of Queenslanders report has revealed that almost 60 per cent of Queenslanders are classified as overweight or   Read More

Public health system in crisis under Labor

Today’s AMA report card on major Brisbane hospitals is another damning indictment on the state of our public health system under Annastacia Palaszczuk. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said Queensland’s public health system was lurching from crisis to crisis. “While Labor focuses on wasting   Read More