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Supercharging flu vaccine for vulnerable Aussies

Respiratory researchers based at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and the Translational Research Institute (TRI) are leading a clinical trial to test a potentially simple and inexpensive solution to older people succumbing to influenza.

A dedicated nursing service for PA Hospital

Princess Alexandra Hospital offers a dedicated nursing team to target care for patients with dementia and delirium.

SLAM clinic celebrates a new milestone at PA Hospital

Patients of the Skin Lesion Assessment Management (SLAM) Clinic at Princess Alexandra Hospital can now have their follow up appointment from the comfort of their home thanks to a new method of care.

Nurse Navigator Profile – Dementia – Kelli Flowers

Princess Alexandra Hospital’s newest Nurse Navigator, Kelli Flowers, jokes that she ‘grew up in aged care' and, in reality, it’s not far from the truth.

PA toxicology unit celebrates reaccreditation

The Princess Alexandra Hospital Clinical Toxicology Unit is celebrating reaccreditation by the Australian College of Emergency Medicine to continue providing Special Skills Placement to emergency doctors.

World first Human trials commence for HPV-related head and neck cancers

Brisbane researchers are recruiting for a world-first human trial into head and neck cancer associated with Human Papillomavirus (HPV) using a completely new approach to treating this specific cancer with a HPV vaccine combined with an immunotherapy drug.

Mental Health Nurse Navigators

Help closer to home: nurse navigators support people with complex mental health needs

People with complex physical and mental health needs will receive care delivered sooner and closer to home thanks to four new Addiction and Mental Health Services nurse navigator roles.

Meet the PA House Officer fighting for balance

For Princess Alexandra Hospital Doctor, Amy Illidge, life is all about moments. While working as a Radiation Therapist, Amy was accepted into medical school with five kids under the age of seven at home.

CARE-PACT continues to advance assistance for Aged Care community

February marks the first anniversary of Metro South Health’s CARE-PACT focus groups held across the Hospital and Health Service.

TAVR Milestone PAH

PAH team mending hearts this Valentines Day

Mending ailing hearts has become a little bit easier at Princess Alexandra Hospital thanks to a less invasive alternative to open heart surgery called a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Procedure.

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