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Health alert: Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

Visitors are now able to attend our facilities in Metro South Health. Please refer to the visiting restrictions for more information.

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Dr Marion Tower

Dr Marion Tower is a registered nurse and an academic. She is currently the Head of nursing at the University of Queensland’s School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work. Marion is also a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Fellow of the Institute of Teaching and Learning Innovation at UQ. She has a PhD from Griffith University which focussed on the health and healthcare needs of women affected by domestic violence and a Master of Nursing (Women’s Health) from QUT. Her nursing Honours degree focussed on quality of care in residential aged care for people with dementia.

She has a strong interest in interprofessional education and in preparing current and future health professionals to deliver contemporary, safe and high-quality person-centred care. Marion researches and publishes in this area.

Marion has a long history of service to the Metro South community. From 2003-2011 she was a member of the QEII Health Community Council and was a member of the QEII Health Service District Safety and Quality Committee. Marion has been a member of Metro South Hospital & Health Services board and the Metro South Safety and Quality committee since their inception. Marion is also a member of the Brisbane Boys College Council.

Last updated 6 August 2020