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Rare lymphoma patient cured with world-first therapy at PA Hospital

Princess Alexandra Hospital patient, Scott Griffiths, has been cured of a rare type of lymphoma thanks to a world-first therapy.

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PA Hospital kidney project bridging the gap for Indigenous Queenslanders

The number of Indigenous patients receiving a kidney transplant in Queensland in the past five years has doubled thanks to a kidney support initiative at the state’s kidney transplant centre at Princess Alexandra Hospital.

COVID-19 case identified at PA Hospital

The Princess Alexandra Hospital has been placed into lockdown effective immediately after a positive COVID-19 case was detected today (12 March 2021).

Compounding a culture of research in Pharmacy

Research in the Princess Alexandra Hospital Pharmacy department is going from strength to strength with two of the nine current PhD students graduating after years of investment into grants and research projects that are improving the lives of patients every day.

A career in Mental Health brings Aussie talent home

Metro South Health recently welcomed 63 new psychiatry registrars in training, among them Dr Timothy Edwards, who returned from London to take up a post at Addiction and Mental Health Services.

World-first study into rare local skin cancer at PA Hospital

Princess Alexandra Hospital is leading a world-first study into Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare but deadly skin cancer, which is on the rise.

PA Hospital Plastics Registrar takes home top prize from Innovation workshop

3D Printing has helped Princess Alexandra Hospital Plastics Registrar, Dr Rob Calvisi, solve a long-standing conundrum for surgeons requiring bone allograft, creating a simple custom device that can be printed on site.

Assoc Prof Scott Campbell makes way for new blood in Human Research Ethics

Nephrologist Associate Professor Scott Campbell is making way for an injection of new blood into the Metro South Health Human Research Ethics Committee (MSHHREC) after 12 years and approximately 2000 research reviews over his career.

Marathon surgery at PA Hospital saves Keri’s voice

Six surgical teams have joined forces at Princess Alexandra Hospital in a mammoth surgery that has saved Queensland mother, Keri Frecklington from a life without speech, eating and mobility after a successful 20-hour surgery

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