As part of a new study commissioned by University of Queensland, Metro South Health (MSH) researchers have discovered an 18-year life expectancy gap between people with mental illness and the general population that can only be bridged by protecting patient’s physical and mental health.
Residents living in Brisbane’s south and across the Scenic Rim are being reminded to get a flu shot and stay at home if unwell with the number of flu cases already four times higher than the same time last year across the Metro South region.
Australia’s first digital hospital, Princess Alexandra Hospital, is continuing to expand its technological footprint with the introduction of TESA the artificial intelligence (AI) robot into the Oncology clinic as part of a limited trial into how AI can assist healthcare into the future.
A Princess Alexandra Hospital Speech Pathologist has led research into the effectiveness of strategy-based treatment for reading comprehension during the early rehabilitation phase for adults with acquired brain injury with all trial patients showing improvement over a six-week period.
Eighteen-year-old Phoebe O’Connell, is celebrating her new lease on life after receiving the ultimate gift thanks to her mother, Katy, who donated a kidney to Phoebe after her kidneys were destroyed by Meningococcal.