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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].

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Disaster Recovery team helping South East QLD

Victims of the 2021-2022 South East Queensland (SEQ) rainfall and flood events can rest a little easier knowing a Disaster Flood Team has been stood up to support their mental health. 

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Australian-first cognitive screening to benefit Deaf community

The ability to detect dementia in the Deaf community could soon be transformed thanks to an Australian-first research project led by Queensland  Health.

Rikki Close cadet

Passionate Cadet's new Challenge

Earlier this year we introduced Rikki Close, who joined the Logan Hospital Allied Health Psychology Department under an Indigenous cadetship.
 

'Roar'-some soccer tournament 

A surprise visit from Brisbane Roar Goalie Mia Bailey intensified the competitive spirit of players and supporters at the Zest for Life Soccer Tournament held earlier this month. 

Building a Community of Care

Every parent deserves support. 
 
That is the message coming out of this year’s Perinatal Mental Health Week, and one that is echoed by mother-of-two, Emma McDermott.

Sensory interventions calm consumers

In the busy and often chaotic setting of the Adult Acute Psychiatric Unit, consumers are finding comfort through a unique sensory intervention approach to their treatment.
 

Collaboration challenge for the South Moreton Bay Islands

A new resource in the form of challenge cards, has been designed to address issues South Moreton Bay Islands locals (SMBI) face when accessing health services. 

Head to Health Program shows off new digs

The team at Access Services and Head to Health rolled out the red carpet for Assistant Minister Emma McBride when she visited last month to show her support for the new national phone ser

Redlands Spotlight on Mental Health

Mental health services in the Redlands community will be in the spotlight next week as Thrive by the Bay returns to the Bayside for its seventh year.

Tiny team to receive big award

A tiny team of Metro South mental health workers will receive an enormous honour for their dedication to racial equity at an international summit next month. 

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