18.6 C
Byron Shire
September 17, 2021
Home Tags Hospital

Latest News

How is RT-PCR used to diagnose COVID-19?

It’s fast, reliable and full of lines – but might look different to the PCR you learned about in school.

Other News

COVID is here to stay

As a medical doctor of 30 years, and citizen, I have watched the last 18 months with confusion. Initially...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Will COVID Lose the Government their Next Erection ?

We are hearing about long covid and the many complex health issues that people are facing, long after the virus has passed through their system. I knew about that, but what I didn’t know about was that men who get covid are six times more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction.

XR to protest outside NAB tomorrow

Extinction Rebellion (XR) Lismore and their supporters say they will protest at the Woodlark Street branch of the National Australia Bank (NAB) from 12pm tomorrow, Tuesday, September 14.

Wise practice

For all the travels of the world, cultural habits are slow to share. The Japanese sneeze and cough into...

Creatives feature in Lismore plan

Creative industries, climate resilience, building more homes and supporting a flourishing food sector are all aspirations within a 15-year vision for Lismore.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 15 September, 2021

Inception – Byron Theatre’s first post-lockdown live event Cancelled twice owing to the local lockdown, Three Lords’ Inception and AV...

Stories about "Hospital":

Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

Keep free parking at LBH – HSU and Saffin

The Health Services Union has called on Lismore City Council to reconsider a decision to cancel free all-day street parking at Lismore Base Hospital.

Problems at the border for hospital staff and patients

Both the Health Services Union (HSU) and a Tweed Shire Councillor are urging the New South Wales and the Queensland governments to make border crossing easier for hospital staff.

New visiting restrictions at local hospitals

From today, visitors from certain NSW Local Government Areas will not be able to enter hospitals and health facilities in the Northern NSW Local Health District.

Paid parking at Lismore Base

With so much controversy over the parking at Lismore Base Hospital, those opposed to the fees were glad for a reprieve over recent months during the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, but that is about to change.

Union claims Lismore Hospital security in crisis

The Health Services Union say they have has lashed Lismore Hospital for hiring contract security officers who are incapable of intervening in a violent situation.

Man charged after allegedly touching doctor – Murwillumbah

As if our medical, nursing and hospital communities don't have enough to put up with, a man has been charged after allegedly sexually touching a doctor while being treated at a hospital.

Mullumbimby hospital development update

Byron Shire Council says that the discovery of further deposits of asbestos at the former Mullumbimby hospital site has delayed the final remediation of the property.

Clown Doctors celebrate 15 years at Lismore Base

Today marks 15 years since the Clown Doctors commenced their role of music, magic and laughter for patients and staff at the Lismore Base Hospital.

Specialised Parkinson’s nurse for the Tweed Byron district

The Tweed Byron Hospital network is welcoming a specialised Parkinson’s nurse position to support people living with Parkinson’s disease.

Queensland passes voluntary assisted dying laws

Dying with Dignity NSW has welcomed the passage of Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) laws in Queensland and is hoping that NSW Parliament resumes next month so that this issue can be addressed in NSW without further delay.

Planning staff back Wilsons Creek DA, residents’ concerns downplayed

Residents living near a proposed 15-lot housing development in Wilsons Creek say it will negatively impact a precious wildlife corridor on the site, exacerbate traffic safety problems on the surrounding roads, and damage the peaceful character of their quiet enclave.

A moment of your life?

Six questions for Jehovah’s Witness doorknockers: 1. Are you aware that the 2016 Royal Commission into Institutional Handling of Child Sexual Abuse investigated 1006 alleged...

Local mum features in documentary about the impacts and possible solutions around suicide

Murwillumbah mum Ursula has lived every parents worst nightmare – her child, at the age of just 17, took his own life – and a lot of time and energy, questions and conjecture and finger-pointing can rumble around this, but at the end of the day Ursula’s precious boy is gone and he’s not coming back.