Governor of Queensland, Dr Jeannette Young AC PSM visited QEII Hospital on Wednesday 22 June to Officially Open Ward 5A and also to thank and acknowledge healthcare staff for their ongoing dedication to the community.
140 more beds will be delivered on Brisbane’s southside in a $465 million major expansion of the QEII Hospital, and a $25 million acceleration project, as part of the Queensland Health and Hospitals Plan - the largest investment in new hospitals and new beds in the state's history.
Funding is available for Health and Medical Research Grants including PA Research Foundation Research Awards commencing 2023. Submit your application for the 2023 Metro South Research Support Scheme now.
Metro South Public Health Unit has extended the the Winter Respiratory Viruses Sentinel Surveillance Program until 30 September. It's free to join and easy to do – simply provide a self-collected nasal swab and deposit in a collection box at your workplace.