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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.

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In 2015-16 we boosted our services by employing 447 additional doctors, nurses and allied health practitioners, and delivered Australia’s first large-scale digital hospital at Princess Alexandra Hospital.

We also made significant strides in reducing waiting lists for specialist outpatient appointments, with a 44 per cent reduction in the number of patients waiting longer than clinically recommended.

Read more about our 2015-16 achievements in our:   Annual Report

Latest news

New anaesthesia technique a breath of fresh air for patients PAH news

New anaesthesia technique a breath of fresh air for patients

A team of anaesthetists at the Princess Alexandra Hospital have developed a world-first anaesthesia technique to make it safer for patients with obstructed airways to undergo surgery.

Making kidney health a priority PAH News

Making kidney health a priority

The Princess Alexandra Hospital’s Director for Nephrology Professor David Johnson is leading a world-wide push by experts to make kidney health a priority.

PAH urses attempt Oxfam 100km challenge - PAH news

PAH nurses attempt Oxfam 100km challenge

When they’re not at work caring for patients, four Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) nurses have been training hard for the Oxfam Trailwalker 100km challenge—hiking for up to 10 hours eac

PAH Toxicology Unit halves bed days

A dedicated Toxicology Unit at the Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) has halved the average length of stay of toxicology presentations, saving the hospital more than $1 million each year.