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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.

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.