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AstraZeneca arrives at QEII Hospital

The first staff at Queen Elizabeth II Hospital have today received the AstraZeneca vaccination as the next step to protecting our healthcare workers on the front line of COVID-19.

QEII First ROSA Surgery

QEII Hospital becomes first public hospital in Australia to offer robotic knee surgery

QEII Hospital has become the first public hospital in Australia to offer state of the art knee replacement surgery with robotic surgical assistant, ROSA.

QEII launches medical careers for 13 new interns

QEII Hospital’s new cohort of 13 medical interns are striding into their careers with the training program at QEII offering an amazing foundation for knowledge and skills development.

Australian Bat Lyssavirus in flying foxes

Media release: Flying fox confirmed with Australian Bat Lyssavirus in Lakewood Avenue Park, Parkinson

The Metro South Public Health Unit has confirmed that an orphaned baby bat recovered from Lakewood Avenue Park in Parkinson has tested positive for Australian Bat Lyssavirus (ABLV). 

QEII ED staff recognised as leaders in wellness

QEII Hospital Emergency Department’s Wellness Interest Group has won the 2020 Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) Wellbeing Award for its promotion of wellbeing in emergency medicine.

Ross river virus detected in Metro South area

Ross River virus has been detected in South-East Queensland mosquito populations through a surveillance program run by Queensland Health.

Early management best medicine for diabetes

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and QEII Endocrinologist Dr Shanthi Kannan has a simple message for anyone experiencing common symptoms of the disease.

Social Work team speaks out against domestic and family violence

QEII’s Social Work team has kicked off their participation in the United Nations’ 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign this week with a show of orange in keeping with the event’s global theme for 2020: "Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!"

Wellness Interest Group keeps QEII staff wellbeing in focus

Emergency Department Physician Dr Una Harrington knows first-hand that supporting patients in hospital can be stressful and demanding work, which is why she leads QEII’s Wellness Interest Group.

SWIFT checklist gets green light for statewide rollout

QEII Emergency Department’s SWIFT (Safe, Well organised, Inter-Facility Transfer) initiative has been selected by Clinical Excellence Queensland’s PROV-ED Project for rollout in Emergency Departments across the Sunshine State. 

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