If you have pre-existing health conditions, or you are associated with people who are at risk if they contract COVID-19, the impact of other people not taking basic COVID precautions can be highly stressful.
The Chief Executive of the Northern NSW Local Health District said today that the Tweed Hospital will not close if harsher border restrictions are enforced by the Queensland Government.
Police say that a man is in custody after bomb threats and other offences last Friday
A rolling stop work action took place yesterday at Tweed Hospital by Health Services Union (HSU) members following the treatment of a senior security staff member.
Arguments continue over the state government’s new hospital plans for the Tweed, with parking costs now added to an expanding list of project issues.
A state wide protest by health workers over hospital safety is being supported by Health Services Union (HSU) members at both Tweed Heads and Lismore hospitals this afternoon.
Industrial action by Northern Rivers health workers could the next step if no action on security at local hospitals is taken. A number of serious incidents at hospitals in the region over the last two years has led to repeated calls for more security.
A 50-year-old man remains under police guard in hospital after he allegedly used a large kitchen knife to threaten more than 20 staff and patients at the Tweed Hospital on Saturday night.
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An open day at the Kings Forest development site in Tweed Shire this Monday, June 11 will be considering the possible relocation of the new Tweed Valley Hospital site to this location.
The choice of site for the new Tweed Valley Hospital has divided the community and raised questions over transparency, a lack of community consultation, and the fragmentation of state significant farmland.
The Greens are keeping up the pressure to release information on all the sites considered for the Tweed Valley Hospital after community raises concerns regarding selected site.
Labor’s Justine Elliot and Walt Secord, together with Tweed councillor Reece Byrnes, have called on the state government to ‘release a full list of the alternative sites considered for a new Tweed Hospital’.
The site for the half-billion dollar future Tweed Valley Hospital was announced today, with Tweed MP Geoff Provest saying it would bring a ‘jobs bonanza’ to the region.
Selection for the site of the northern rivers’ biggest ever infrastructure project, the half-billion-dollar-plus Tweed Valley Hospital, is nearing, but it’s feared some of the richest agricultural soil in the shire is at risk if a land parcel on the Tweed Coast is chosen.
The state government has announced it will use a greenfield site to build a new ‘state-of-the-art’ hospital for the Tweed at a cost of half a billion dollars. The announcement has been welcomed by Tweed Shire Council but criticised by the state opposition.
A union representing health workers has suggested increasing the usage of Murwillumbah Hospital as a way to alleviate overcrowding at Tweed Hospital.
Riot police had to be called to Tweed Hospital recently after a patient on ice broke the 'safe room' window with his head. It is one of a number of incidents that have staff up in arms.
A promise by the NSW coalition government yesterday to fund a much-needed Tweed Hospital upgrade to the tune of $48 million if it is re-elected next month has had a mixed response.
The fast-tracking of the redevelopment of Tweed Hospital has become a major state election issue with the Greens joining a campaign to get it done, saying lives were at risk as a result of hospital services being neglected.
Pressure is building for the state government to fast-track the multi-million-dollar redevelopment of Tweed Hospital following an outcry from medical staff who say emergency and other units are ‘ridiculously’ overcrowded.
The average person attending Lismore Base Hospital will have to wait two hours 45 minutes to be seen, according to statistics for July to September released by the Bureau of Health Information this week.
NSW opposition leader John Robertson has described a state government plan to privatise hundreds of ancillary hospital jobs on the north coast as the ‘worst single attack on north coast health services in recent memory’.
Northern NSW Local Health District has refuted claims that the Tweed Hospital is a stand-out failure when it comes to doctors’ hand hygiene. A new report claimed it was the worst in the state, with only 63 per cent compliance.
Ron Goodman, Labor Candidate for Tweed. I cannot support the National Party's plan to make patients, visitors and hospital staff pay for parking at the Tweed hospital.