Health minister opens new health facility in Rockhampton
FEDERAL Health Minister Tanya Plibersek was in Rockhampton this morning to officially open stage one of the Allied Health clinic at CQUniversity.
The state-of-the-art facility, which has cost over $12 million so far and is aimed at addressing health issues in regional areas.
"The Federal Government is committed to providing all Australians with access to high quality health care, where they need it and when they need it"
"We know students who train in a regional area are far more likely to stay and practice in that area"
This clinic is designed so Queensland Health professionals can cater for up to 160 public patients each day, while providing around 200 clinical placements each year for students.
See tomorrow's edition of the Morning Bulletin for more on the Ministers visit to the region.