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Ollie Bierhoff

Injured schoolboy who learnt to walk again says he will never forget PAH staff

This week, 18-year-old Ollie Bierhoff walked out of his last scheduled outpatient appointment at Princess Alexandra Hospital only four months after being paralysed from the neck down during high school rugby training.

Troy Meteyard Park Run BIRS PAH

From bed-bound to fun runs

After spending almost eight months in Princess Alexandra Hospital’s Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service, Troy Meteyard has returned home today and his final parting words to the team who helped him recover were an emotional thank you.

Peer support provides hope for amputees PAH

Peer support provides hope for amputees

When Amputee Peer Support Officers Darren Wyer and Sid Dyson casually stride into the Princess Alexandra Hospital they bring hope to people during a scary time in their lives—when they’re about to have a lower limb removed.

PAH Community Garden fun

Spring has sprung with garden fun at PAH

Princess Alexandra Hospital patients, visitors and staff held the first of a new monthly series of garden parties in the beautiful spring weather earlier this week.

Lachy Wallis young liver transplant recipient PAH

Transplant kids take charge of health

Only days away from turning 18, young liver transplant recipient Lachy Wallis is making the transition from the children to adult hospital system with the help of Princess Alexandra Hospital staff.  

Tauma admissions related to motor vehicle accidents PAH

Hidden toll highlights importance of road safety

With 30 per cent of all trauma admissions at Princess Alexandra Hospital related to motor vehicle accidents, emergency and rehabilitation staff have partnered with the Queensland Police Service to promote the importance of road safety.

Community corner ICU PAH

Community space offers comfort in ICU

A new Community Corner, filled with books, games and plants, is providing comfort to the family and friends of patients in the Intensive Care Unit at Princess Alexandra Hospital.

Singing Cords - Spinal Injuries Unit PAH

PAH patients find their voice

Patients in Princess Alexandra Hospital Spinal Injuries Unit have struck a positive note with the launch of a peer-led therapeutic singing group—the Singing Cords. 

PAH Nephrologist receives top honour - Dr Carmel Hawley

PAH Nephrologist receives top honour

This week, Princess Alexandra Hospital Senior Nephrologist Dr Carmel Hawley was recognised nationally with Kidney Health Australia’s top honour – the Kincaid-Smith Medal – for outstanding clinical and scientific achievement in research into the treatment of diseases of the kidney and urinary tract.

emergency ct scann

Stroke treatment three times faster at PAH

Stroke patients are receiving life-saving treatment three times faster at Princess Alexandra Hospital thanks to a Code Stroke Protocol that has the Queensland Ambulance Service, and PAH Emergency Department, Radiology and Stroke Team, deliver care like a well-oiled machine.