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Patients getting cosy at PA with new PJs

Patients across PA Hospital coming from near and far will be a little more comfortable thanks to the Kindness Pyjama Project commencing this week.

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Queensland Young Australian of the Year nominee – Luke Yokota

One of Princess Alexandra Hospitals own was announced this week as a nominee for the 2020 Queensland Young Australian of the Year through his work surrounding the inclusion of men in nursing.

PA CNC takes home top gong

A Respiratory nurse at Princess Alexandra Hospital has taken out the top prize for her research into the quality of life of patients with pulmonary artery hypertension.

Occupational Therapist practicing what he preaches at PA

Preaching an active lifestyle to patients is part of the job as an Occupational Therapist at PA Hospital, yet one staff member is going above and beyond to walk the walk, not just talk the talk.

New Nurse Navigator brings 40 years experience to QEII

With close to 40 years of nursing experience under her belt, QEII Hospital’s newest Nurse Navigator Bea Stenvert, knows her stuff when it comes to frequent presenters to ED and complex needs.

QEII employment creating pathways for locals

From homeless to hopeful, local man Nathan Talbott is setting a shining example in the community, rapidly rising through the ranks of Operational Services at QEII Hospital.

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Pathways to inclusion helps patient become PAH staff member

In 20 years, Elly Bauer has gone from patient to staff member, making a difference as part of the Operational Services team in porterage.

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Singing Cords returns to PA

Following a very successful 18 months of informal rehearsals, the Singing Cords are back at Princess Alexandra Hospital helping patients with a spinal cord injury to improve their respiratory health and have some fun along the way.

Simple gel treatment prevents radiotherapy burns

PA Hospital Radiation Oncology researchers have proven a novel silicone-based gel dressing, which forms a film over the skin, can prevent burns from radiation therapy in head and neck cancer patients.

Phlebotomists assisting patients at QEII ED

A team of phlebotomists has been introduced to the QEII Emergency Department as part of a trial to reduce patient wait times for diagnoses and provide the best patient care.

GEDI’s form part of the Order at QEII

May the force be with the over 75’s on Brisbane’s southside thanks to the new GEDI which landed at QEII Hospital last month.

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