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USINs a welcome addition to Spinal Injuries Unit

The nursing cohort at PAH’s Spinal Injuries Inpatient Unit is benefiting from the addition of eight University Students in Nursing (USINs) since early 2024.

Nitrous oxide misuse can cause paralysis and death

PA Hospital toxicologist is imploring people to heed the warning that abusing the gas from canisters, known colloquially as ‘nangs’, has the potential for serious health consequences.

More than melodies for PAH Volunteer

PAH Volunteer Joe Watts is a familiar face around campus after twelve years of filling the hospital’s corridors with the sound of music, donating his time and talents to uplift countless patients, visitors and staff. 

Magical memories for palliative care patients at PA Hospital

Patients and their loves ones enjoyed a beautiful afternoon at Princess Alexandra Hospital with live music, a petting zoo, and delicious food to mark National Palliative Care Week.  

Reflecting on an incredible career in healthcare

Helen Werder is a wealth of knowledge and well loved at the PA Hospital, but she’s now preparing to say goodbye to her extraordinary career in the same place it all began nearly 50 years ago. 

SIU patients push the boundaries with plug and practice VR

Patients at PA Hospital’s Spinal Injuries Unit now have access to virtual reality headsets that are allowing them to take their rehabilitation workouts up a notch. 

Nurse Practitioner crowned PAH's 2024 Nurse of the Year

PA Dermatology Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) and Nurse Practitioner (NP) Christine Shen has levelled up her skincare game once again, after claiming the title of PAH’s 2024 International Nurses Day Nurse of the Year.

PAH celebrates International Nurses Day

This year's International Nurses Day celebrations held special significance as PA Hospital celebrates the 20-year anniversary of becoming the first Magnet-designated hospital in the Southern Hemisphere. 

Magnet Champion of the Year recipient reflects on decades of dedication

Anthony Auditore has been crowned this year’s International Nurses Day Magnet Champion of the Year, and there’s even more reason to celebrate in 2024. 

Spread information not infections this World Hand Hygiene Day

Staff at the Princess Alexandra Hospital are putting their hands up and committing to always practising proper hand hygiene to protect themselves, patients and the wider community.  

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