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Health alert: Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Million-dollar cancer care research grant backs COVID-19 telehealth trend

PAH Chair in Cancer Nursing Prof Ray Chan is leading new research into how follow-up care for cancer survivors can be transformed via telehealth courtesy of a five-year $1.5 million National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Investigator Grant.

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Thousands to benefit from new ophthalmology service

Ophthalmology services have been significantly boosted in the Metro South Health region, with more than 2,875 outpatient appointments and 1,150 surgeries now being delivered on the Baysid

Taking the front line to the front door

A specialised team of nurses is delivering front line care to isolated and COVID-positive patients in the comfort of their homes.

Dr Runnegar chairs fight against COVID-19 in Queensland

Infectious Diseases Specialist and Microbiologist Dr Naomi Runnegar is leading the fight against coronavirus in Queensland in her role as Co-Chair of the newly established Statewide Clinical Infection Network (SCN).

Early detection key to bowel cancer elimination and recovery

Hundreds of Queenslanders who die from bowel cancer each year can be saved through regular screening, according to the latest National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) data reported by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. 

Bert Therapy Dog brings joy to staff and patients

At just 20 months of age, Bert Evans may seem like a young pup on the wards of QEII Hospital, but make no mistake, QEII’s very own cravat-loving labradoodle is a veteran therapy dog.

Drug used to slow kidney disease found to be ineffective

A new study conducted by PAH researchers to determine the efficacy of kidney disease treatment Allopurinol has shown the drug is ineffective which will mean just one less medication to be taken by up to 20 per cent of patients.

Major Logan Hospital expansion tenders released

The major Logan Hospital Expansion is continuing to progress and is one step closer to delivering more health care for the Logan community.

Redland Hospital Car Park announcement

Green light for Redland Hospital car park

Redland Hospital is set to receive a new $50.5 million five-level car park to provide easier and more secure access for patients, visitors and staff.

Endoscopy back on track despite COVID-19

The QEII Endoscopy Team has weathered the COVID-19 storm with effective teamwork and a can-do attitude that reflects an unwavering commitment to patient care.

Critical Care capacity expanded with High Dependency model of care

QEII Hospital has a new solution for patients requiring a higher level of care with the establishment of a High Dependency model of care within the Intensive Care Unit.

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