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Public Health Nurse Unit Manager announced as PA Hospital’s Nurse of the Year

Following the unprecedented year that was 2020, Public Health Nurse Unit Manager Rachel Perry has been announced as PA Hospital’s Nurse of the Year for 2021.

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Program ReACHing patients in their homes

Logan Hospital’s ReACH program has changed the lives of more than 155 patients over the last 12 months providing them with expert medical care in their homes and freeing up hospital beds

PA Hospital trialling new ways to improve critically ill patients’ recovery in ICU

Physiotherapists in the Princess Alexandra Hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) have trialled a new therapy to get critically ill patients moving sooner to combat some of the well-known complications for ICU patients.

This team saved Ben from one of the worst cases of TMA from a snake bite

This amazing team of PAH specialists have combined their knowledge, experience and research to save the life of Ben Avery who had one of the worst cases of thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) from an Australian snake bite on record.

Students celebrate early finish to school based traineeship

Logan and Redland hospitals are celebrating the success of a group of its School Based Trainees who completed their AIN traineeships early despite a year of unprecedented challenges.

QEII Hospital helping surgical load across Metro South Health

Extended operating hours across six surgical theatres at QEII Hospital is improving surgical capacity and timeframes for patients on Brisbane’s southside.

New Trauma Nurse Exchange a first for Emergency Department

A new three month exchange program with the RBWH will expose Logan Hospital Emergency Department staff to tertiary trauma cases in return for experience in paediatric emergency care.

PAH led breast cancer follow-up care to be implemented around Australia

Early breast cancer survivors from across the country are about to benefit from the nurse-enabled shared-care model between cancer specialists and general practitioners (GPs) of breast cancer post treatment born out of the Princess Alexandra Hospital thanks to a new trial.

PAH leading the way in laryngectomy care and education

After ten years running the annual Global Postlarygectomy Rehabilitation Academy Workshop at Princess Alexandra Hospital, recent border closures forced the 2021 workshop online to the advantage of remote participants.

Sustainability remains at the forefront of PA Hospital

Princess Alexandra Hospital has been waging its own war on waste by introducing waste reduction and recycling initiatives throughout the hospital with diverting over two million kilograms of waste from landfill since 2017.

New HiTH providing delirium patients vital care

Redland Hospital is pioneering a Hospital in the Home service for patients with delirium and already it is making a real difference.

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