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COVID-19 Alert: We are currently at GREEN traffic light level - there is no restriction for coming to hospital to receive healthcare. Visitors are currently welcome at Metro South Health facilities, and are asked to help keep patients safe by maintaining physical distancing where possible and practising hand hygiene. See visitor restrictions and the latest Queensland Government information. [18 January 2023].


Princess Alexandra Hospital's hypertension unit offers a comprehensive diagnostic and management service for patients with all forms of hypertension (high blood pressure).

When you are referred to the hypertension unit, you will undergo a thorough assessment to:

  • confirm the diagnosis of hypertension
  • determine the severity of the condition
  • look for specifically treatable or curable causes.

We use state-of-the-art approaces to both non-drug and drug treatment of hypertension.

Read about Hypertension at our hospitals and centres

Last updated 18 April 2015
Last reviewed 11 April 2015