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Health alert: COVID-19

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].


QEII Hospital committed to improving health equity

QEII Hospital has shared a milestone on their quest to improve health equity for First Nations Queenslanders with February data showing the hospital had zero Indigenous potentially preventable diabetes-related hospitalisations and zero discharges against medical advice.

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PA Hospital committed to health equity for all

The community joined with staff from Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) this week to recognise national Close the Gap Day focused on strong culture, strong youth.

Brien Hands over baton after 15 years of service to Ward 1D

PA Hospital Volunteer, Brien Hands, has spent the last 15 years providing reassurance and guidance to pre-operative total laryngectomy patients, after having undergone the same procedure.

Jacqui Smith

Jacquie Smith says farewell to Beaudesert Hospital and hello to Logan Hospital

Beaudesert Hospital has farewelled one of its most familiar faces, Nursing and Midwifery Director and Facility Manager Jacquie Smith, who after a decade of service is leaving to begin a new chapter at Logan Hospital.

Oral Health support for Mt Isa

Metro South dentists fill hole in regional Oral Health Service

Residents of Far North Queensland can once again show off their pearly whites thanks to a dentist ‘substi-tooth’ program led by Metro South Community and Oral Health.

A day in the life of a MSH Nurse Navigator

When we think of the typical work of a nurse, we often imagine them at a patient’s bedside in a hospital ward.

Fun is hatching in BIRU this month

In readiness for Easter, the team in BIRU are boosting the spirits of patients with the help of some small fluffy friends.

PAH Occupational Therapists making life easier for people living with dementia

Research is shedding new light on people living with dementia, proving the importance of quality of life and how proper support can assist them to live better lives after diagnosis.

Toys donated to Beaudesert Hospital by Palen Creek Correctional Centre

A welcome donation for children at Beaudesert Hospital

Children at Beaudesert Hospital now have a range of new sensory toys to play with thanks to the fundraising efforts of Palen Creek Correctional Centre.

Emergency Choices team

Scan for emergency choices

The use of a simple QR code is now making it easier for patients with non-urgent conditions to find a nearby GP clinic, connect to a home-visiting doctor service, or to phone a nurse for free health advice – easing pressure on hospital emergency departments.

Signed, sealed, delivered!

Logan Hospital staff had the chance to be part of history last month by signing the final steel beam to be installed in the major Expansion Project.