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Help closer to home: nurse navigators support people with complex mental health needs

People with complex physical and mental health needs will receive care delivered sooner and closer to home thanks to four new Addiction and Mental Health Services nurse navigator roles.

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Suicide prevention will be in focus at Addiction and Mental Health Services Research Symposium

The best minds in mental health and suicide prevention will discuss the importance of research to suicide prevention when more than 300 delegates come together at the Addiction and Mental Health Research Symposium at Princess Alexandra Hospital tomorrow.

Is your family protected from measles (2019)

Measles can be very dangerous, and can lead to pneumonia, brain inflammation and other serious illness. Make sure your family’s measles vaccinations are up to date.

Research to improve Queenslanders wellbeing in the spotlight at The National Mental Health Services Conference

Addiction and Mental Health Services research to improve community wellbeing will be highlighted at The Mental Health Services Conference (TheMHS) in Brisbane next week.

MSH/UQ study into mental health life expectancy

Research reveals the impact of mental health on life expectancy

As part of a new study commissioned by University of Queensland, Metro South Health (MSH) researchers have discovered an 18-year life expectancy gap between people with mental illness and the general population that can only be bridged by protecting patient’s physical and mental health.

Don’t touch bats

The Metro South Public Health Unit is reminding the public not to approach, touch or handle distressed or dead bats, with the current heatwave causing more bats to fall from trees.

Metro South Health Research Grants Announcement invitation

3-million funding boost for health research

A record $3.75 million has been awarded to 40 ground-breaking health and medical research projects at the 2019 Metro South Health Research Grants Announcement.

Mental Health goes country

Mental Health goes country for farmers in need

Logan Hospital Addiction and Mental Health staff donned their very best country gear recently to give back to the rural community and tell them they care.

Local partnership to improve mental health care for Beaudesert community

Beaudesert Family Practice has opened its doors to Metro South Health in a partnership that will see mental health care delivered sooner and closer to home for the Beaudesert community.

Justin Chapman Addiction and Mental Health

MSH research grant supporting translational research

The Research Support Scheme is helping MSH researchers to improve the health and wellbeing of people with mental illness.

Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services Quest for Excellence

Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services today launched its quest for Pathway to Excellence® designation showing its commitment to creating a work environment where nurses can excel and provide the best patient-centred care.

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