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Health alert: Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

Metro South Health

Metro South Health is the major provider of public health services in the Brisbane south side, Logan, Redlands and Scenic Rim regions. We employ more than 13,000 staff who provide specialist health care to a population of more than 1 million people, 23% of Queensland's population. Read more

Hospital visitor restrictions: To ensure the health and safety of our patients, staff and the community, Metro South Health hospitals and aged care facilities will be following the advice from the Chief Health Officer and will not be accepting visitors at this time due to recent COVID-19 transmission risk in the community. Refer to the visiting hours page for additional information on restrictions and exemptions.
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Australian Bat Lyssavirus in flying foxes

Media release: Flying fox confirmed with Australian Bat Lyssavirus in Lakewood Avenue Park, Parkinson

The Metro South Public Health Unit has confirmed that an orphaned baby bat recovered from Lakewood Avenue Park in Parkinson has tested positive for Australian Bat Lyssavirus (ABLV). 

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Bayside’s most popular 2020 baby names

This year at Redland Hospital several baby names proved more popular than any others with Noah and Oliver coming equal first place for boys and Amelia the most popular for girls.

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Logan's most popular baby names 2020

This year at Logan Hospital several baby names proved more popular than any others with Elijah and Braxton coming equal first place for boys and Mia the most popular for girls.

PA Hospital transplant patients set to benefit from world-first skin cancer drug

A new topical medication could help prevent organ transplant recipients like Matty Hempstalk from growing skin cancers resulting from the administration of common anti-rejection drugs.