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More critically ill patients presenting to emergency departments than ever before

More patients requiring immediate or imminent life-saving care have presented to Metro South Health emergency departments this year than ever before, with significant increases in the mos

Princess Alexandra Hospital’s (PAH) telehealth services continue to increase

Telehealth in popular demand

Princess Alexandra Hospital’s telehealth services continue to increase, with eight new clinics starting in early-2019 including home dialysis, sleep disorders and acquired brain injuries.

Australia Day Honours at Princess Alexandra Hospital

National honours for PAH doctors

Three remarkable Princess Alexandra Hospital doctors, past and present, have been recognised for their individual contributions to Australian healthcare in this year’s Australia Day Honours List.

pah interns 2019

PAH welcomes new doctors

This week, 95 new and enthusiastic doctors have launched their careers at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH).

App revolutionises access to prescribing information

In a Queensland first, Metro South Health clinicians can now access prescribing information anywhere, anytime, via an online app.

Gamma Knife

1,000th patient receives life-saving Gamma Knife treatment

This week, The Princess Alexandra Hospital’s (PAH) Gamma Knife service has marked a huge milestone—providing Australia’s 1,000th public patient with life-saving specialist radiation therapy to treat a brain tumour.

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.

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