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Springborg announces $3.7m plan for children's health

Renai Benham, nine-year-old Rockhampton girl with cerebral palsy and her mum Tracey Benham at Rockhampton Hospital. Photo Sharyn O'Neill / The Morning Bulletin
Renai Benham, nine-year-old Rockhampton girl with cerebral palsy and her mum Tracey Benham at Rockhampton Hospital. Photo Sharyn O'Neill / The Morning Bulletin Sharyn O'Neill ROK170413shealth3

A MORE co-ordinated network of care is part of a $3.7 million plan to improve children's health services around Queensland.

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg made the announcement today, which includes the use of telehealth, during a teleconference linked to Rockhampton Hospital.

Rockhampton mum Tracey Benham and her daughter Renai, who has cerebral palsy, were a feature of the announcement, telling their challenging story.

Read about how these planned changes will made a big difference to families like the Benhams in The Morning Bulletin tomorrow.


Topics:  health minister, lawrence springborg, rockhampton hospital, tracey benham




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