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PAH Toxicology Unit halves bed days

A dedicated Toxicology Unit at the Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) has halved the average length of stay of toxicology presentations, saving the hospital more than $1 million each year.

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Radiation oncology research team

RADONC celebrates extraordinary year of research

The Princess Alexandra Hospital Radiation Oncology Department celebrated a bumper year of achievements with the launch of its 2016 Annual Research Report.

Community garden at PA Hospital

Community garden sprouts at PAH

Australia’s first large-scale digital hospital has connected back to nature with the addition of a free community garden for patients, visitors and staff.  

PAH welcome home Mackay relief crew

PAH welcome home Mackay relief crew

Princess Alexandra Hospital has welcomed home the Mackay relief crew who spent up to five days providing expert assistance to the cyclone-devastated region last week.

Falls prevention not just for older people

Falls prevention not just for older people

Every day, 133 older Queenslanders have a fall requiring medical attention but it’s not just older people who are at risk. Anyone can experience a fall, which can have a huge impact on their mobility and independence.

PAH cleaner than ever

PAH cleaner than ever

Princess Alexandra Hospital is one of 11 Australian hospitals trialling a new cleaning regime to drastically lower healthcare-associated infections that are estimated to cost Australia nearly $1 billion a year in lost bed days.

Mackay Base Hospital

PAH reinforcements reach Mackay Base Hospital

Twelve Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) staff are hard at work in Mackay today, providing much needed assistance to the cyclone-devastated region.

Smiddy Bike Challenge

PAH staff sweat it out for skin cancer research

Princess Alexandra Hospital’s Angela O’Connor and Tony Pratt kicked off their Smiddy Challenge fundraising this week with an epic challenge that had staff sweating it out for skin cancer research.

Lions wager - PAH news

Game on at Princess Alexandra Hospital!

Staff at the Princess Alexandra Hospital roared their support this week in a friendly footy face-off with Gold Coast University Hospital.

Urine sample instructions make a splash - PAH news

Urine sample instructions make a splash

More than 40 per cent of urine samples are being flushed away because of contamination from external bacteria or skin cells.

Professor Maher Gandhi

Research to produce real world data on blood cancer treatments

New data could help to provide access to emerging treatments for Australians with slow growing but incurable blood cancers.