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Faster detection key to improving flu

Faster detection key to improving flu response in Brisbane South

New technology that diagnoses influenza more quickly will be introduced at three hospitals on Brisbane’s southside, making future flu seasons easier to manage.

Sexual Assault Response Team

Sexual Assault Response Team providing specialised support to victims

In 2016 the ABS recorded a seven year high in reported sexual assaults, totalling 23,052 victims across Australia, however it is believed the actual instances are much higher.

qeii new director nursing

QEII welcomes new Director of Nursing

This month, QEII Hospital welcomed a new Director of Nursing who hopes to breathe fresh life into nursing research and patient safety at the hospital.

QEII Hospital’s first Multicultural Nurse Navigator Aline Mweze

Multicultural Nurse Navigator link to better health

This Queensland Multicultural Month, QEII Hospital’s first Multicultural Nurse Navigator Aline Mweze celebrated one year in the role.

Dr Stephen Ayre appointed new Chief Executive

Metro South Health is delighted to welcome Dr Stephen Ayre as Chief Executive.

Petra Jung QEII Diabetes Nurse Educator

QEII supports patients with diabetes in hospital and home

Diabetes Nurse Educator Petra Jung has helped hundreds of QEII Hospital patients and community members self-manage their diabetes effectively and prevent complications or readmissions to hospital.

Gaylene Jones quit smoking QEII

QEII helps grandmother keep her promise

A pinkie promise to her granddaughter and support from QEII Hospital has inspired 58-year-old Gaylene Jones to quit smoking. A former pack-a-day smoker, Gaylene tried to quit 10 times over the past 15 years but kept failing due to a lack of support and motivation.

QEII blood donations saves lives

QEII staff roll up sleeves to save lives

QEII Hospital staff rolled up their sleeves this week to help ensure the blood supply never runs dry. Red Cross Community Relations Officer Wes Thomas said more than 50 lives would be saved from the donations made.

Genelle Tilker QEII Hospital

Meet our QEII nurse of the year

For QEII Hospital Clinical Nurse Genelle Tilker treating her patients is not just about caring for them, but caring about them. The dedicated nurse of 14 years took out this year's QEII Hospital Nurse of the Year Award for her compassionate work treating patients with dementia and other medical illnesses.