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AMA awards gold medal to PA Hospital clinician

Princess Alexandra Hospital Emergency Department Consultant, Dr Ellen Burkett, has been recognised by the Australian Medical Association with a gold medal for her Aged Care management pro

PA Health Symposium Wrap

For the first time in its 60-year history, the 2021 Princess Alexandra Hospital Health Symposium hosted the four-day program entirely online.

Speech Pathology in the COVID era

Starting as a graduate Speech Pathologist this year, Emily Mobbs knows first-had the challenges and the opportunities the pandemic has imposed on the specialty.

Thursday Island Elder kidney transplant recipient determined to become beacon of hope

The thought of needing an organ transplant would be daunting for many of us. However, for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients, the unknowns can become a huge barrier in receiving this gift of life.

MSH Contact Tracers hunt down the Delta variant

The new Delta variant outbreak in south east Queensland has posed a new challenge for our Metro South Health Public Health Unit resulting in a mammoth contact tracing effort more extensive than any so far during the pandemic.

Persistent Pain’s new identity as Metro South Pain Rehabilitation Centre

The Persistent Pain Management Service has taken on a new identity as the Metro South Pain Rehabilitation Centre, emphasizing the clinic’s role in helping consumers reengage in their lives, rather than scheduling surgeries and medications.

ACCISS helping to educate Indigenous organ transplant candidates

Innovation with 3D-printing is working beyond the surgical space, creating replica kidney models for educating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples about kidney transplant.

PA Hospital PET CT service providing 10 years of confidence to patients

The Positron Emission Technology (PET) CT is celebrating ten years of service at the Princess Alexandra Hospital with services continuing to grow year on year.

Familiar face in Radiology hangs up the vest after 46yrs

From Cadet Radiographer to Assistant Director, long standing Princess Alexandra Hospital Radiographer, Tim Way, will be retiring from his post next month.

ABI TRS Exercise Physiologist awarded for research

Princess Alexandra Hospital Exercise Physiologist, Sarah Jeffery, has been awarded for her research into the implementation of an exercise physiologist in an acquired brain injury transition setting.

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