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The Flamin-Go Between

A new community space affectionately named The Flamin-Go Between – due to its position between inpatient and therapy areas – is helping patients in Princess Alexandra Hospital’s Spinal Injuries Unit to relax and feel connected.

Avoid food poisoning this festive season

Warm weather and large get-togethers are two ingredients that make the festive season a risky period for food poisoning.

More funds for Queensland’s nursing students

Studying to become an enrolled nurse is more affordable than ever, thanks to the State Government’s $12 million investment into the Diploma of Nursing subsidy.

TESA

The future is now: robots set to improve communication at hospitals

TESA, ‘The eHealth Service Assistant’, speaks 26 languages and counting, dances and jokes on command, and will soon be brightening the days of hospital patients across Queensland including at the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

SOS Xmas appeal

PAH nursing leaders hit the streets to support homeless

Once a fortnight, Princess Alexandra Hospital nursing leaders voluntarily take to the streets in an outreach van to provide nourishment and health advice to Brisbane’s homeless. 

VECTRA machine PAH

PAH-first skin cancer detection system to roll out across East Coast

Next year, Princess Alexandra Hospital will be at the centre of the world's first network of 3D skin cancer detecting machines (VECTRA) set to revolutionise the fight against melanoma by digitally generating a patient's full-body avatar.

Don’t touch bats

The Metro South Public Health Unit is reminding the public not to approach, touch or handle distressed or dead bats, with the current heatwave causing more bats to fall from trees.

Metro South Health Research Grants Announcement invitation

3-million funding boost for health research

A record $3.75 million has been awarded to 40 ground-breaking health and medical research projects at the 2019 Metro South Health Research Grants Announcement.

Toby and Paul Smart

‘Angels’ a poem for Cancer Services

Young cancer patient Toby Smart is a man of few words but a lot of heart, so when he wanted to thank his healthcare team at Princess Alexandra Hospital for their ongoing support he enlisted the help of his bush poet dad.

DonateLife artwork mosaic

PAH mosaic honours gift of life from organ donors

This week, Princess Alexandra Hospital was one of 14 Queensland hospitals to dedicate a permanent mosaic tribute to tens of thousands of organ and tissue donors who have saved and transformed countless lives across the state.

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