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Toowoomba Health Services Senior Breast Care Nurse position

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

P Harms
PO Box 178

Total Signatures - 18

Sponsoring Member: Howard Hobbs MP

Posting Date: 26/08/2008

Tabled Date: 26/08/2008

Responded By: Hon Stephen Robertson MP on 27/10/2008

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland
The petition of residents of the State of Queensland draws to the attention of the House to: • The Toowoomba Health Services downgrading of the Senior Breast Care Nurse (SBCN) position. • Recognise the evidence that supports the need for the Toowoomba SBCN position which Services SW Queensland (and Roma) to be retained. • Recognise Toowoomba as a major diagnostic clinic supporting the physical and emotional needs of women affected by breast cancer. Your petitioners therefore request the House to ensure • Toowoomba Health Service honours the in principal agreement to fund the full time Senior Breast Cancer Nurse position and undertake consultation with stakeholders who support/treat women with breast cancer.