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Radiation Therapy leader retires after 45 years

One of Metro South Health’s longest serving and most beloved contemporaries, Simon McQuitty's career can be traced all the way back to 1978, where he realised his calling in Radiation Therapy after his first interview at the formerly named Queensland Radium Institute. 

Immersive Virtual Reality to enhance rehabilitation

In a patient-centred approach, Dr. Clare Burns (MNH) and Dr. Elise Gane (MSH) with an allied health team are exploring the use of immersive virtual reality (I-VR) environments to support patients undergoing rehabilitation.

PAH favourite celebrates four decades of friendship

Known as one of PAH’s most vibrant and reputable faces, Director of Business Delivery at Digital Health and Informatics (DHI) and beloved PAH careerist, Melanie Tucker is celebrating a milestone 40 years at the hospital this month.

PAH Neuropsychologist wins Roger Dooley Award for Excellence

Eighteen years dedicated to supervising the next generation of specialists has earned PA Hospital’s Clinical Neuropsychologist Helen Tinson the University of Queensland (UQ) Roger Dooley Award for Excellence in Supervision. 

PA Hospital Endocrinologist Prof David McIntyre reflects on a lifetime of achievement

With an illustrious career spanning more than three decades and multiple continents, PAH’s pre-eminent Staff Specialist Endocrinologist, Professor David McIntyre’s dedication to advancing the field of Diabetes and Endocrinology has earned him a 2023 Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) Lifetime Achievement Award.

Serving justice wins silver for QTMHC's rising Pickleball champion

Clinical Educator by day and Pickleball pro by night, Leona Chun is smashing goals both on and off the court. 

Heather brings international perspectives on amputee rehabilitation to PA Hospital

PA Hospital amputee physiotherapist of more than 20 years, Heather Batten has brought her learnings from rehabilitation units across eight countries in Europe and England back to PAH to improve the lives of Queenslanders with an amputation. 

MSH supports new PNG Cancer Registry

With potentially the highest rates of cancer incidence in the developing Pacific region, Papua New Guinea's inability to collect data on cancer patients or maintain a national cancer registry was impacting their ability to track disease prevalence and plan accordingly. Until now.

AMHS patients make gains with new exercise equipment

Inpatients at Princess Alexandra Hospital’s Addiction and Mental Health Services (AMHS) unit are getting their heart rates and reps up with new exercise equipment installed at the unit’s East and West Wing courtyards in early September. 

PAH Social Worker crowned Queen of complex case management

Raised in the Metro South region, social worker Hannah Fowler’s first big career goal was realised when she joined the General Medicine team at Princess Alexandra Hospital in 2020.

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