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QEII Patients staying on top of their fluids

As patient charts make the transition from paper to digital platforms, QEII nursing staff are getting patients involved in recording of their own fluid intake.

Category 1 ED presentations continue to rise at Metro South hospitals

The number of Category 1 patients – those with the most urgent and life-threatening conditions, continue to rise across Metro South hospitals, recent data shows.

QEII community garden

QEII Hospital sprouts a community garden

QEII Hospital staff and some valuable volunteers from Rotary and Bunnings have dug deep to establish a community garden on campus.

QEII Emergency Department short stay unit

Capacity expansion in QEII Hospital Emergency

QEII Hospital (QEII) Emergency has increased both capacity and clinicians in response to increasing demand from the local community.

QEII staff on mission to shave the world from blood cancer

QEII staff on mission to shave the world from blood cancer

Next Friday, two brave QEII Hospital staffers will be shaving off their luscious locks to raise funds for blood cancer research. 

QEII takes healthy approach to PVC recycling

QEII takes a ‘healthy’ approach to PVC recycling

QEII Hospital has become the 16th hospital in Queensland to start recycling clean, non-infectious healthcare plastic.

Logan plays its part in flood relief

Nursing reinforcements welcomed in Townsville

While the resilience of thousands of Townsville residents continues to inspire the nation, 10 individual nurses from Metro South Health have been welcomed as heroes at the local Hospital.

QEII Emergency signage

More critically ill patients presenting to emergency departments than ever before

More patients requiring immediate or imminent life-saving care have presented to Metro South Health emergency departments this year than ever before, with significant increases in the mos

QEII Hospital and Redland Hospital are using sophisticated, patient-friendly technology to monitor patients’ vital signs while they’re at home

Remote patient monitoring next step for healthcare in the home

In an Australian first trial, QEII Hospital and Redland Hospital are using sophisticated, patient-friendly technology to monitor patients’ vital signs while they’re at home in a bid to better engage patients with their recovery, and give treating clinicians a clearer picture of their progress.

App revolutionises access to prescribing information

In a Queensland first, Metro South Health clinicians can now access prescribing information anywhere, anytime, via an online app.

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