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Sterilising maintenance works at PAH

The Princess Alexandra Hospital is open and accepting patients. Less than 24 hours after a malfunction was detected with the sterilisation equipment used to prepare instruments for theatre, our investigation has identified a cause.

PAH Spinal Rehabilitation patients ready to take to the skies

Thanks to a generous donation from Swissport, Spinal Injury patients at the Princess Alexandra Hospital are able to prepare themselves for air travel in the comfort and safety of the rehabilitation unit with the support of the team and a very special wheelchair.

Brain Injury Awareness Week – Shannon Sharman Profile

Shannon never thought she would survive, let alone work or walk again; but thanks to a mammoth effort sourcing specialised medical equipment, Shannon was saved from catastrophic brain injury in the eleventh hour with a tricky brain stem operation to arrest her life-threatening brainstem haemorrhage.  

Who is the biggest falls risk?

Falls champion in Orthopaedics, Bonnie Cowan knows that the most typical candidate for a fall on her ward is not an elderly patient but a middle-aged male who reassures staff he is ‘okay’.

PAH donates lifesaving equipment to Sierra Leone

Princess Alexandra Hospital has made a life changing donation to the main hospital of Sierra Leone with a staff member making the journey to her home country to donate the medical equipment to Kambia Hospital.

PAH Pharmacy slashing unnecessary waste

Departments across the Princess Alexandra Hospital are continuing to look at ways to reduce clinical waste across the campus with Pharmacy popping the tabs on some key changes that have resulted in $40,000 of savings from reducing discarded medications.

Patients liver-ing their best life

Patients with liver failure will have the support of an integrated team thanks to a new model of care from the Princess Alexandra Hospital Hepatology Clinic.

Gavin’s road recovery from life-changing trauma

Suffering horrific injuries in a workplace incident earlier this year, Gavin Boekel is now on the road to recovery at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and coming to terms with the incident that almost cost his life.

Hopkins Centre receives grant to help connect those with a disability

Metro South Health and Griffith University’s Hopkins Centre has launched a citizen science project allowing people with disabilities to share their experiences and stories to improve the services that these people need and use.

GEDI’s harnessing the power at PAH

GEDI nurses have been launched at Princess Alexandra Hospital, mobile phone at the ready, and skills honed to protect frail and elderly patients from delays in admission for specialist care in our clinical universe.

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