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Labor warned Queensland public health system in crisis

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 LNP Shadow Health Minister Ros Bates said claims raised today by Dr Simon Judkins should send shockwaves through the Palaszczuk Labor Government and deserve a response from the Premier. “Dr Judkins described mental health patients spending days before being admitted   Read More

Labor fails to deliver better health system for Queenslanders

The Queensland Health monthly ambulance ramping data* for December has revealed Annastacia Palaszczuk has clearly broken her election promise to provide a better health system for Queenslanders. LNP Shadow Minister for Health Ros Bates has warned Queensland’s public health system is failing under   Read More

Statement from LNP Shadow Health Minister Ros Bates: Introduction of health and wellbeing commission

"Annastacia Palaszczuk promised these changes since 2015, but has failed to take action until now. "The 2018 Health of Queenslanders report revealed that almost 60 per cent of Queenslanders are classified as overweight or obese. "If Labor were serious about this issue, they should reverse its   Read More

Labor’s Health Minister needs to resign over IT corruption

Statement from Shadow Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Ros Bates Thursday January 31, 2019 “News that Dr Richard Ashby has today resigned as the CEO of eHealth Queensland is too little too late. “Dr Ashby has overseen the bungled rollout of the Integrated electronic Medical Record   Read More

Full extent of Labor’s ramping crisis revealed

Disturbing new figures show a staggering increase in the number of patients being left in an ambulance, as the Palaszczuk Labor Government fails to fix the ramping crisis. The latest Queensland Health hospital performance data for ambulance ramping has been released for November 2018.Since the   Read More

Labor ‘Miles away’ from fixing hospital crisis

Embattled Health Minister Stephen Miles should immediately be sacked by Premier Annastacia Palasczcuk, as the health crisis across Queensland shows no signs of improvement. LNP Deputy Leader and Shadow Treasurer Tim Mander said images of patients jam-packed in the corridors of the Princess   Read More

Digital roll-out must be stopped to protect patients

The Liberal National Party is calling for the Palaszczuk Government to halt the roll-out of its Integrated Electronic Medical Records (IEMR) system following more damning revelations today. Media reports have claimed that doctors believe patient safety is being put at risk by problems such as   Read More

Labor’s latest ICT blowout bill tops $82 million

New data has revealed the cost of Queensland Health’s current information and communications technology (ICT) projects has blown out by more than $82 million. Information lodged on the State Government’s open data site shows that 64 on-going projects are now forecast to cost taxpayers $82.7   Read More

Gold Coast–Springbrook Road open

The 10-kilometre closed section of Gold Coast-Springbrook Road re-opened to traffic at 6am this morning.   Motorists are asked to drive with caution as workers are still in the area completing minor finishing works.  Stop/go traffic control may also be intermittently in place   Read More

Pine Creek Road update

Finishing works are continuing on the landslip repairs along Gold Coast–Springbrook Road and Pine Creek Road. GCSR - Neranwood works At the landslip site near Monaro Road, temporary traffic signals will be installed on Monday 10 December for up to one week. Traffic management is required as the   Read More

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