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Health alert: Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

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

Find out where to get tested at one of our fever clinic locations, where to get vaccinated, our COVID-19 response and read the latest Queensland Government information.

Mental Health

Mental health is a specialised field of nursing which focuses on working with consumers to meet their recovery goals.

Mental health graduate nurses meet the challenge of forming strong therapeutic relationships with people who have mental illnesses, and often with their families as well.

As a graduate working in mental health, you will learn to consider the person's physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs, within the context of the individual's lived experience and in partnership with their family, significant others and the broader community.

Our former graduates have become great sources of information for new graduates coming into the unit and provide great peer support.

Graduates are guided and challenged to critically examine their practice to ensure a consumer-led recovery focus and evidence-based practice.

If you want to join our team to begin your journey to becoming a confident and skilled registered nurse, preference a mental health graduate program at Metro South Health.

Watch the video below to learn more about the Mental Health programs on offer across our hospital and health service:

Last updated 6 August 2020
Last reviewed 6 August 2020