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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.

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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.

MSH recognised for improving refugee oral healthcare

Metro South’s Oral Health Service and Refugee Health Service have received international recognition for working together to provide refugees faster access to life-changing dental care—receiving a Merit in the Award for Corporate Social Responsibility at the prestigious International Hospital Federation (IHF) Awards this month.

Metro South Oral Health goes digital

Metro South Oral Health goes digital

While Metro South Health hospitals continue along their digital transformation journey, the oral health service is nearing the end of theirs with approximately 85 per cent of Metro South Oral Health (MSOH) now using the electronic clinical record (ECR).

Dental Fair fast-tracks treatment for refugees

Metro South Health, community groups and volunteers helped improve the dental health of Logan’s newest residents at the annual Refugee Dental Fair.

Woolloongabba Community Health Centre - plaque unveiling

Public health care boost for Southside families

Metro South Health today opened a new $10.5 million community health centre in Woolloongabba, which includes the largest dental clinic on the Southside.

Tooth brushing at Woodridge State School

Logan prep students brush up on dental care

A tooth brushing program for Preps and Year One students will be rolled out across all Logan primary schools in a bid to reduce dental decay rates in children.

Ruot Pur, Vanessa Mubayi, Clarice Ngalula and Hon Cameron Dick MP

$4.3 million public dental clinic upgrade to deliver 15,000 extra appointments

Logan residents now have access to an additional 15,000 dental appointments following the opening of a $4.3m expansion of public oral health services at the Logan Central Community Health

Dental therapist with child at QEII dental clinic

New kids dental clinic treats 750 children

The QEII Dental Clinic has welcomed more than 750 young patients since introducing children’s appointments to the service in December 2016.

Lift the Lip photo

Dental program lifts the lip on decay for 4000 local children

Metro South Oral Health has seen more than 4000 local children referred to its free public dental service since the launch of its Lift the Lip program in March 2016.

Logan Central - Central Sterilisation Department team

Dental sterilisation hub opens at Logan Central

Metro South Oral Health Services has sterilised the first dental instruments at its new central sterilisation facility at the Logan Central Community Health Centre.

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