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World-leading centre for rehabilitation and disability research opens

Experts in rehabilitation from the Princess Alexandra Hospital have joined forces with Griffith University researchers to improve the outcomes for people with long-term disabling conditions including spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and persistent pain.

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Looking at healthcare through a new lens

As we move toward formal recognition as a person-centred organisation, the Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) is partnering with consumers more than ever before.

Metro South Chief Executive Dr Richard Ashby farewelled - PAH news

Metro South Chief Executive Dr Richard Ashby farewelled

On Wednesday, Metro South Chief Executive Dr Richard Ashby was farewelled with a special event in the Russell Strong Auditorium at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH).

Core strengthening classes relieve stress - PAH news

Core strengthening classes relieve stress and pain

“Sitting at your desk for long periods of time, maintaining awkward positions for long periods of time and assisting patients with transfers, can all take a toll on your body—it’s important to have a strong core,” said Allied Health Workforce Development Officer Julie-Anne Ross.

Better Cardiac Care - PAH news

Better Cardiac Care project making strides

“Building connections back to community is vitally important for a patient’s health, we have been working hard, partnering with GP services to ensure better quality community follow-up and to lower the rate of readmission to hospital,” Vivian said.

Dr Quinn Australia Day Award - PAH news

Dr Quinn recognised with Order of Australia

Despite being recognised in the Australia Day Honours last month, Director of Vascular Surgery Dr John Quinn still scrubs in at least once a week and is regularly on call.

Dr John Harper - Interventional Radiology

PAH farewells Director of Vascular and Interventional Radiology

After more than 30 years at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH), Director of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Dr John Harper is retiring today.

Tina Coco from scrub nurse to Australia’s highest honour - PAH news

From scrub nurse to Australia’s highest honour

Tina Coco trained at PAH as a scrub nurse and in 1990 jumped into donor coordination—at the time a new field of nursing. Almost three decades later, the DonateLife Queensland Manager has been awarded one of the highest Australia Day Honours.

World-first spinal cord injury trial at PAH news

World-first spinal cord injury trial at PAH

In a world-first clinical trial at PAH, an anti-inflammatory drug will be given to participants within hours of spinal trauma in an effort to minimise tissue damage and improve recovery from spinal cord injuries.

Veronica Casey reflects on 10 years as EDNS PAH news

Veronica Casey reflects on 10 years as EDNS

“The core of nursing still remains, the caring, the comfort, the ability to translate what’s happening, to support, it’s a privilege to actually care for people and be with them on their journey,” Veronica said.

PAH graduate nurses 1967 and now news

PAH welcomes new graduate nurses

The nursing profession has changed significantly over the last 50 years, including the welcome addition of men into the workforce. For 23-year-old Cody and 37-year-old Siyu, being part of the PAH 2017 Graduate Nurse Program makes them feel special rather than a minority.

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