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yesterday at 21:23. Facebook
#ThisIsRSQ: Retrieval Services Queensland coordinated 21,000 aeromedical referrals, flew five million kilometres, and moved 18,000 patients around the state. Learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Queensland Health
yesterday at 03:29. Facebook
Parents: as school returns, why not get inspired by our healthy lunchbox ideas! There are tips, recipes and a shopping list here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Queensland Health
yesterday at 02:00. Facebook
A big thank you to Sharon from Excelcare who kindly delivered flowers for patients at Bundaberg Hospital
Queensland Health
yesterday at 00:28. Facebook
Your 20s are a time of learning, starting careers, traveling, having fun, or generally figuring out what you’re going to do with your life.

But those aren't reasons to be complacent. Here are some health issues we’d recommend keeping in mind.

Are you a Queenslander in your 20s? Here’s the health issues to have on your radar

Queensland Health
01/18/2017 at 23:56. Facebook
Cancer Council Queensland have warned that UV levels in Queensland will reach 16 and 17 in some regions over the next few days, but do you know what that means for your skin?

Remember to follow the five sun safe behaviours - Slip on protective clothing, Slop on minimum SPF30 broad-spectrum, water-resistant sunscreen, Slap on a broad-brimmed hat, Seek shade and Slide on wrap-around sunglasses.

What the UV rating really means for your skin

Queensland Health
01/18/2017 at 22:53. Facebook
#ThisIsRSQ: Retrieval Services Queensland works with government and non-government aeromedical providers like LifeFlight & Royal Flying Doctor Service to ensure Queensland is covered 24/7. Learn more about RSQ: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Queensland Health
01/18/2017 at 04:03. Facebook
Food Recall: Target Layered Baking Mason Jars:
Christmas Sprinkles Cookie Mix with a Mason Jar 530g
Triple Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix with a Mason Jar 530g

Best Before 20 June 2017.

The product has been available for sale at Target stores nationally.

The recall is due to foreign matter (insect) contamination.

Food Safety Hazard: The Cookie Mix may contain small insects (Red Flour Beetle)...
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Queensland Health
01/18/2017 at 02:00. Facebook
The Bureau of Meteorology have forecast severe heatwave conditions throughout Queensland over the next few days.

Check out the chart below for a guide to ensure you're staying hydrated.

For more tips on staying healthy in the heat, visit bit.ly/2iz5t2P
Queensland Health
01/18/2017 at 00:07. Facebook
Young Jesse took some time out at Children's Health Queensland & Lady Cilento Children's Hospital to make some new friends thanks to Guide Dogs Queensland
Queensland Health
01/17/2017 at 06:46. Facebook
Food Recall: Picky Picky Peanuts Tangy Mexican Salsa 80g, best before JUL2017, batch number F3666-HNFN

The product has been available for sale in IGA & other Independent Grocery & Convenience Stores, Fruit Markets, BWS & other Liquor outlets, Woolworths Fuel, Taste South Burnett, Clovely Estate City Cellar Door, Dusty Hill Vineyard, Super Butcher.

The recall is due to the presence of an...
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Queensland Health
01/17/2017 at 06:28. Facebook
“The only way people will ever have a second chance at life is to be an organ donor.”

Nardya Miller wants everyone to know how important organ donation is.

Transplant patient promotes organ donation in final days of life

Queensland Health
01/17/2017 at 03:18. Facebook
Retrieval Services Queensland coordinates aeromedical services across the entire state, from the Torres Strait in the north to Coolangatta in the south #ThisIsRSQ Know more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Queensland Health
01/17/2017 at 00:53. Facebook
Be SunSmart! Slop on sunscreen.

You can also download the SunSmart app for more information, including daily UV warnings [ Bit.ly Link ]
Queensland Health
01/17/2017 at 00:42. Facebook
Food Recall: George Weston Foods wishes to advise all consumers of a recall on the following Garlic Bread products:

ALDI Me’n’u Garlic Bread Twin Pack 450g - Product sold in NSW & QLD only. All Use By dates from 01 NOV 16 up to and including the 15 FEB 17.

Woolworths Homebrand Garlic Bread 450g- Product sold nationally. All Use By dates from 01 NOV 16 up to and including the 15 FEB...
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Queensland Health
01/16/2017 at 23:57. Facebook
Today is unofficially known as Ditch Your New Year’s Resolution Day. But it doesn't have to be.

Stay strong. We have heaps of useful tips on healthy eating and exercise on the Queensland Health blog or at Healthier. Happier.

Health & Well-being: The Queensland Health Blog

Queensland Health
01/16/2017 at 05:25. Facebook
"We need to change people's attitudes about what is and isn't acceptable and educate them about the consequences for assaulting healthcare workers.”

We agree, and take a zero tolerance approach to assault of our hospital and Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) staff.

Hospital workers faced with violence on a weekly basis

Queensland Health
01/16/2017 at 03:02. Facebook
#ThisIsRSQ: Wherever you are, Retrieval Services Queensland is there to help. Learn more about our state's integrated aeromedical system: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Queensland Health
01/14/2017 at 23:23. Facebook
Standing with Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) to mourn the death of one of their finest officers after suddenly falling ill.

Steve had received the Ambulance Service bravery award and National Emergency Medal for service performed in Queensland floods. Our condolences to his family and colleagues.

Paramedics mourn loss of a colleague

Queensland Health
01/14/2017 at 03:42. Facebook
Much of south-east Queensland is sweltering as a fifth day of heatwave conditions persist.

Remember to stay hydrated, avoid the midday sun and look out for young children, senior citizens and expectant mums.