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Tauma admissions related to motor vehicle accidents PAH

Hidden toll highlights importance of road safety

With 30 per cent of all trauma admissions at Princess Alexandra Hospital related to motor vehicle accidents, emergency and rehabilitation staff have partnered with the Queensland Police Service to promote the importance of road safety.

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Community corner ICU PAH

Community space offers comfort in ICU

A new Community Corner, filled with books, games and plants, is providing comfort to the family and friends of patients in the Intensive Care Unit at Princess Alexandra Hospital.

Singing Cords - Spinal Injuries Unit PAH

PAH patients find their voice

Patients in Princess Alexandra Hospital Spinal Injuries Unit have struck a positive note with the launch of a peer-led therapeutic singing group—the Singing Cords. 

PAH Nephrologist receives top honour - Dr Carmel Hawley

PAH Nephrologist receives top honour

This week, Princess Alexandra Hospital Senior Nephrologist Dr Carmel Hawley was recognised nationally with Kidney Health Australia’s top honour – the Kincaid-Smith Medal – for outstanding clinical and scientific achievement in research into the treatment of diseases of the kidney and urinary tract.

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Stroke treatment three times faster at PAH

Stroke patients are receiving life-saving treatment three times faster at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) thanks to a Code Stroke Protocol that has the Queensland Ambulance Service, and PAH Emergency Department (ED), Radiology and Stroke Team, deliver care like a well-oiled machine.

3d printed talus

3D-printed bone enables PAH patient to walk

Australia’s first patient to receive a 3D-printed talus (ankle bone) replacement at Princess Alexandra Hospital is walking again after falling six meters from a ladder and shattering the bone into 12 pieces.

PAH farewells a legend

This week, Princess Alexandra Hospital said goodbye and good luck to Director of Vascular Surgery Dr John Quinn AM—a man admired and respected by all, and known for his love of bow ties.

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PAH patients express themselves through art

Beautiful art and poetry, produced by past and present patients, were on display in Princess Alexandra Hospital’s Jasmine Unit this Brain Injury Awareness Week, to showcase the creative talents of people with acquired brain injuries.

BIRU PAH news

Brain injury rehabilitation in the spotlight

For more than 20 years, the state-wide Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service at Princess Alexandra Hospital has been supporting Queenslanders to regain their independence and live the most fulfilling life possible following illness or injury.

Buddy Bench PAH

Buddy benches bring patients, staff and visitors together

Two donated ‘buddy benches’ are bringing people together in the Princess Alexandra Hospital’s community garden.

Zika Mozzie Seeker Eureka prize

Mozzie hunters nominated for 'Oscars of science'

Metro South Health’s Zika Mozzie Seeker project has been nominated as a finalist for the ‘Oscars of Australian science’ – the 2018 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

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