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New Technology at Princess Alexandra Hospital used in the treatment of breast cancer is protecting the heart from radiation doses used to treat cancer.
As of December 1st, 2015, all health services in Queensland must increase access to cardiac rehabilitation (CR) services and programs. This has been extended into the 17-18FY.
The increase in the frail, older population will pose a significant challenge to MSHHS to provide healthcare needs in an environment of constrained resources.
The project involved redesigning the existing Chronic Disease Diabetes Model of Care to align with the MSH Service Plan. The project objectives were:
This project supports staff to consistently consider the following when providing patient centered care:
This project will establish Community Gardens and Wellbeing spaces across major Metro South Hospitals to enhance the natural landscape and engage both patients and staff with nature.
Historically, rehabilitation patients report low levels of activity outside of business hours and over the weekends.
Metro South Health undertook a project involving consumers, clinicians and GPs to implement the Choosing Wisely principles and recommendations across the health service.
‘Patient information’ refers to written material in paper or digital formats that is provided to consumers.
Engaging patients, visitors and staff on the ground in our hospitals is one of our main communications challenges – we need to gain the attention of busy people in a hectic, stressful environment w
Metro South Hospital and Health Service (MSHHS) is the only HHS in Queensland investigating doctors’ health and wellbeing through a formal research program.
Nearly 80% of patients with psychosis gain weight on antipsychotic medication and are two to three times more likely to develop cardiovascular disease or diabetes.
We acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands on which our health care facilities now stand.
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