As of Friday 8 January 2021, the State Health Emergency Coordination Centre has advised that all students attending placements in the Greater Brisbane area (facilities listed below) must go home and not return to placement until advised.
Students with placements commencing on Monday 11 January 2021 at the sites listed below cannot commence.
Impacted Greater Brisbane Facilities
- Blue Care - Brassall Village
- Blue Care - Carina
- Blue Care - Flinders View Nowlanvil - Aged Care
- Boonah Health Service
- Bundaleer Lodge Nursing Home
- Calamvale Family Practice
- Carinity Aged Care - Colthup
- CiMas Home Nursing Services
- Embracia in Burpengary
- Ipswich Hospice Care
- Ipswich Hospital
- Laidley Health Services
- MedCentres Pacific Pines
- New Farm Clinic
- Robina Private Hospital
- Springfield Medical and Dental Centre
- St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital - Brisbane
- The Park - Centre for Mental Health, Treatment, Research and Education
All students who reside in Greater Brisbane area and are due to commence placement at a facility outside of Greater Brisbane are not to attend their placement on Monday 11 January 2021 and continue to check emails for further information.
All students who reside in Greater Brisbane area and are currently on placement outside of Greater Brisbane should liaise with their Placement Provider and the HES Placements Office for further advice.
More advice will follow on Monday 11 January 2021 regarding the continuation of Clinical Placements next week.
All other placements will continue as planned.
Support for you
We acknowledge this will be a stressful time for students. Please be on standby and monitor your emails for any updates or changes to your placement.
Please ensure you are following the guidelines in place by the Queensland Government, including wearing face masks outside of your home.
If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us at HES.Support@usq.edu.au or on 07 4631 2974.