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PA Hospital recognised for excellence in stroke care

PA Hospital is one of only seven Australian hospitals to receive an Australian Stroke Coalition Quality Stroke Service Excellence Award this year for achieving nine best-practice stroke treatment and care benchmarks.  

New Indigenous artwork for Surgical Care Unit

Surgical Care Unit (SCU) staff have put their hands together to create a new Indigenous artwork that will be displayed in the Unit reception area and contribute to the hospital's inclusion strategy. 

By land and sea: Nurse Manager Rob Moloney on detecting COVID-19 across SEQ

From boarding a freighter James Bond style to mobilising a 13,000 strong workforce to manage and detect COVID-19 suspect cases, Nurse Manager Division of Rehabilitation at PA Hospital Rob Moloney has seen and done it all in 2020.

Logan Hospital crane named "Sir Lift-a-Lot"

The 38.9-metre tower crane on the site of Logan Hospital’s new multi-level car park has officially been knighted as "Sir Lift-a-Lot".

PA Hospital launches home support service for older patients

PA Hospital is serving the needs of older patients like Janette Jempson through the new Geriatric Evaluation and Management in the Home (GEMITH) service. 

Indocyanine Green (ICG) lymphatic imaging clinic state’s first

Metro South Health’s Princess Alexandra Hospital has become home to Queensland’s first public ICG lymphatic mapping service, giving hope to patients suffering from cancer-related lymphoedema, a painful long-term condition where excess fluid collects in the body’s tissues.

Nurses partner with aged care sector to map path through pandemic

Nurse Navigators coordinating Metro South Health’s CARE-PACT program are supporting Queensland’s residential aged care (RAC) sector to manage the heightened infection control and social distancing protocols required to keep vulnerable residents safe from COVID-19.

Joan closes curtain on 21-year career in hospital pharmacy

After more than two decades of dedicated service to PA Hospital’s Pharmacy Department, Senior Pharmacy Technician Sterile Production Joan Semmler is saying goodbye to colleagues and patients today as she starts the next chapter of her life in retirement.

Metro South Health Announces 2021 Research Grants

Recipients of the 2021 MSH Research Grants were announced last night during a special function at the Translational Research Institute, located at Princess Alexandra Hospital.

Clinical trial promotes rethink of care pathway for patients with liver damage

A new clinical trial co-led by PA Hospital Hepatologist Professor Elizabeth Powell and Dietitian Dr Ingrid Hickman is set to introduce better and faster assessment and treatment of patients with Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the community.