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Health alert: Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

Visitors are able to attend our facilities in Metro South Health and will be required to wear a mask. Please refer to the visitor restrictions for more information.

Find out where to get tested at one of our fever clinic locations, where to get vaccinated, our COVID-19 response and read the latest Queensland Government information.


Breaking the boredom in BIRU

While COVID-19 changed business as usual for us all, Princess Alexandra Hospital’s long stay patients in the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit (BIRU) were hit hard.

PAH Ortho team plastering the ‘great out west’

Princess Alexandra Hospital Orthopaedics Department have partnered with Mt Isa Hospital to deliver a plastering workshop for local clinicians to ensure the correct products and techniques are used when plastering limbs.

Robert Dickerson – the friendly face in the vaccination queue

PA Hospital Safety and Response officer, Robert Dickerson, is a shining light for members of the public attending our COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at a time when a huge surge in interest has made a security presence necessary at the queue.

PADDI Trial results celebrated at PAH

The Anaesthetics team at Princess Alexandra Hospital is celebrating its top-ten ranking in a multi-centre trial involving 8880 patients published last month in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Former cricket champion comes full circle at PA Hospital

For Princess Alexandra Hospital carpenter Dirk Tazelaar, a sense of community has followed him from career cricketer to career carpenter, but it was only recently that his two worlds collided while working at the PAH Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit (BIRU).

Permanent Nurse Pool announced as 2021's Team of the Year

Princess Alexandra Hospital has put the Permanent Nurse Pool up in lights as Team of the Year to celebrate this amazing team of nurses who worked quickly and collaboratively to ensure both staff and patient safety during the pandemic.

PA Hospital sustainability hero takes action in the respiratory lab

Respiratory scientist Tegan Williams is one of two sustainability heroes being celebrated for environmental initiatives introduced throughout PA Hospital as part of the ongoing war on waste.

Sometimes, all you need is LOVE

Playful, fun-loving and empathetic are just some of the word’s colleagues use to describe Princess Alexandra Hospital’s LOVE Award (Living Our Values Everyday) Recipient during this year’s International Nurses Day celebrations.

Public Health Nurse Unit Manager announced as PA Hospital’s Nurse of the Year

Following the unprecedented year that was 2020, Public Health Nurse Unit Manager Rachel Perry has been announced as PA Hospital’s Nurse of the Year for 2021.

Addiction and Mental Health Services achieve Australian-first for nursing workforce

The American Nurses Credentialing Centre has announced that Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services achieved Pathway to Excellence® designation.