Cairns Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Media Releases

‘Don’t sugar coat it’ this national diabetes week
Jul 13, 2020
A leading Cairns endocrinologist is urging North Queenslanders not to sugar coat diabetes, and get tested for the disease this National Diabetes Week.


New endoscopy equipment for patients in Cairns
Jun 08, 2020
Endoscopy equipment has been upgraded at Cairns Private Hospital and Cairns Day Surgery to provide safer procedures for patients and better imaging technology for specialists.


‘Get off your bum’ for bowel cancer awareness month
Jun 01, 2020
A leading Cairns gastroenterologist is urging locals to “get off their bum” and have a bowel cancer test this June, for Bowel Cancer Awareness Month.


Know My Midwife via Telehealth
May 11, 2020
Cairns Private Hospital has adjusted the way it offers its Know My Midwife program to its maternity customers in direct response to the coronavirus pandemic.


Cairns Private mums stay connected thanks to Ramsay’s virtual classes
May 07, 2020
Expectant mums from the Cairns region whose maternity classes had to be cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic will now have the chance to complete their antenatal sessions with an experienced midwife, virtually.


Cairns Private Hospital supports staff and local business in tough times
Apr 03, 2020
Cairns Private Hospital is giving Ochre Restaurant a financial shot in the arm by ordering 200 lunch meals for hospital staff, to be delivered on Friday.


Cairns Private Hospital’s new contemporary menu goes digital
Mar 26, 2020
iPads are being used to take patient meal orders in a first for Cairns Private Hospital, reducing kitchen paper consumption by 60 per cent.


New after-hours medical service opens at Cairns Private Hospital
Feb 03, 2020
Cairns patients needing urgent after-hours medical attention will have access to more care, with the opening of Cairns Private Hospital’s After Hours GP Clinic on Monday, 3 February 2020.


Ramsay brings new depression treatment to far north patients
Oct 04, 2019
A treatment for depression that focuses a magnetic field to stimulate the brain is now available to people in Cairns for the first time.


Cairns Private Hospital cares for almost 20,000 heart patients in 20 years
Sep 10, 2019
Cairns Private Hospital is celebrating 20 years of providing crucial cardiac services to the community through its cardiac catheterisation laboratory.