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Joanne Gladigau

PAH gifts bride a smile

Princess Alexandra Hospital has helped a young bride smile on her wedding day with the aid of a prosthesis, after a two-year battle with cancer resulted in her losing an eye, and part of her cheek and mouth. 


Mo’ money raised for men’s mental health

Handlebar moustaches haven’t been fashionable since the 80s, but this Movember at Princess Alexandra Hospital they’re more popular than ever as hundreds of staff grow out their upper-lip hair to raise awareness and funds for men’s health.

PA Hospital installs robotic X-ray machines in

World first: PA Hospital installs robotic X-ray machines in ED

In a world first, Queensland Health has installed two robotic X-ray machines – that show live, high-quality images – inside the Princess Alexandra Hospital Emergency Department, helping staff to assess and treat patients quickly and safely in time-critical situations.

Sensory space helps ICU patients

Sensory space helps ICU patients

Princess Alexandra Hospital’s new sensory space, featuring stunning murals, aromatic plants and a striking view of Brisbane’s CBD, is helping the 75 per cent of intensive care patients who experience delirium.

Sweat and Smiles at Smiddy Fun Run

Sweat and smiles at Smiddy Fun Run

There may not have been any bursts of colourful powder, but racegoers think this year’s Smiddy Fun Run for skin cancer research at Princess Alexandra Hospital could challenge The Colour Run for the title of world’s happiest run.

Healthy Choices Project at Princess Alexandra Hospital

Healthy Choices a winner at PAH

Princess Alexandra Hospital staff and visitors are reaping the benefits of the Healthy Choices project, with a greater range of healthy options contributing to increased satisfaction of food and drinks available at the hospital.

Specialist skin cancer clinic cuts wait

Only halfway through its18-month trial at Princess Alexandra Hospital and Australia’s first specialist skin cancer clinic to offer assessment and surgical treatment in one visit has already cut wait times from six months to 35 days.

Princess Alexandra Hospital is leading the nation in identifying and treating the most common underlying cause of broken hips in people over 50 - osteoporosis.

PAH breaks the mould with osteoporosis care

This World Osteoporosis Day (Saturday 20 October), Princess Alexandra Hospital is leading the nation in identifying and treating the most common underlying cause of broken hips in people over 50—osteoporosis.

PAH new onsite bicycle facility for staff in Basement Carpark

PAH supporting ‘green’ transport

Princess Alexandra Hospital’s new onsite bicycle facility is encouraging more staff to put down their car keys, pick up their helmets and ride to work.

Operational Services annual awards 2018

Operational Services staff shine at annual awards

At any time of the day, there are hundreds of Operational Stream staff performing critical duties to ensure patient safety and care at Princess Alexandra Hospital.