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perfect match this Valentine's Day

The perfect match this Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day coming up this week, the bar has been set high for acts of love with a Tweed Coast man giving the gift of a new kidney to his wife through a live-donation.

Intern’s medical career off and racing at PA Hospital

Brandon Leggett, one of PA Hospital’s newest recruits has started his medical career in pole position.

Hendra virus treatment proven safe in clinical trial

Hendra treatment trial finishes with success

A clinical safety trial has successfully tested the safety and tolerability of the Hendra virus monoclonal antibody m102.4 treatment on 40 human volunteers.

Combination therapy key for curative treatment of melanoma

Results from the latest trial into combination therapy for tumours has doctors believing the treatment may be close to delivering a functional cure to melanoma.
Pictured: Associate Professor Victoria Atkinson who is leading research.

Patients getting cosy at PA with new PJs

Patients across PA Hospital coming from near and far will be a little more comfortable thanks to the Kindness Pyjama Project commencing this week.

Specialist dementia unit opens at PA

The new architecturally-designed Acute Cognitive Unit at the PA Hospital has opened, satisfying a pressing need for a dementia-friendly environmental design for patients who experience severe Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia.

PAH welcomes 87 new doctors

After years of training, 87 new and enthusiastic medical interns have started work at Princess Alexandra Hospital.

One of a kind service helping MND sufferers at home

Queensland’s only community-based service for patients with Motor Neurone Disease is reducing unnecessary admissions to hospital through the team’s home visitation service which gives staff direct insights into the disease journey for these clients.

PA’s Gamma Knife Centre receives generous donation

The Gamma Knife Centre Queensland at PA Hospital has received a generous donation in honour of a former patient resulting in the waiting room being renamed the Garry Reichart Gamma Knife Lounge in his memory.

New clinic predicts high-risk familial breast cancer and provides intervention before cancer develops

A new Preventative High-Risk Familial Breast Cancer Clinic has launched at Princess Alexandra Hospital to advance the benefits of world-leading research so that patients with a high risk of cancer receive predictive analysis and early intervention.