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Health alert: Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)


Meet the elite team called to action to defeat COVID-19

They are an elite army of 1360 and are the best in the world. The state’s contact tracers have proven time and time again they are top of their game when it comes to diverting disaster and the lives and jobs they have saved is immeasurable.

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Lockdown at PA Hospital lifted effective midday today

The Lockdown of PA Hospital has now been removed and our services have returned to normal.

Acquired Brain Injury patients returning to work thanks to program at PA Hospital

In response to the poor return to work rates for patients with an Acquired Brain Injury(ABI), Metro South Health’s ABI Transitional Rehabilitation Service (ABI TRS) have developed a comprehensive vocational rehabilitation framework that is proving successful in the community setting.

Ray Chan

Ray Chan recognised for extensive contribution to cancer nursing and research

A familiar face to many at PA Hospital and the research community, Professor Raymond Chan has been recognised for his ongoing commitment to cancer care, announced as a finalist for the 2021 HESTA Nurse of the Year Awards. 

Rare lymphoma patient cured with world-first therapy at PA Hospital

Princess Alexandra Hospital patient, Scott Griffiths, has been cured of a rare type of lymphoma thanks to a world-first therapy.

Indigenous Renal Project

PA Hospital kidney project bridging the gap for Indigenous Queenslanders

The number of Indigenous patients receiving a kidney transplant in Queensland in the past five years has doubled thanks to a kidney support initiative at the state’s kidney transplant centre at Princess Alexandra Hospital.

COVID-19 case identified at PA Hospital

The Princess Alexandra Hospital has been placed into lockdown effective immediately after a positive COVID-19 case was detected today (12 March 2021).

Compounding a culture of research in Pharmacy

Research in the Princess Alexandra Hospital Pharmacy department is going from strength to strength with two of the nine current PhD students graduating after years of investment into grants and research projects that are improving the lives of patients every day.

A career in Mental Health brings Aussie talent home

Metro South Health recently welcomed 63 new psychiatry registrars in training, among them Dr Timothy Edwards, who returned from London to take up a post at Addiction and Mental Health Services.

World-first study into rare local skin cancer at PA Hospital

Princess Alexandra Hospital is leading a world-first study into Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare but deadly skin cancer, which is on the rise.