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Patient Alan Cornick with Dr David Pryor

New hope for patients with head and neck cancers

Queenslanders with head and neck cancers could benefit from improved survival thanks to an Australian-first clinical trial being launched at the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

Carmel Atkinson at the Head and Neck Clinic

Head and neck cancer a tough pill to swallow

Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon Dr Ben Panizza has pulled together his band of merry surgeons for a free drop-in Head and Neck Clinic ahead of World Head & Neck Cancer day on 27th July.

Associate Professor Damien Thomson

Queensland’s first medical oncologist retires after 35 years

Associate Professor Damien Thomson was the first Medical Oncologist in Queensland but it certainly wasn’t the only first he encountered in his 35 years of dedication to cancer care.

Disability action committee

Better health services for people with disabilities

Health services for people with disabilities are set to receive a boost with plans underway to launch a Disability Service Plan for Metro South Health.

iAward winners

PA Hospital team wins iAward for emergency department innovation

Princess Alexandra Hospital’s new emergency department "inpatient dashboard" was awarded a merit award at this week's Queensland iAwards.

Julianne Donnelly

PA Hospital Dietitian one of top five in the country

PA Hospital Dietitian, Julianne Donnelly, is one of five top dietitians in the country to be awarded an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian credential by the Dietitians Association of Australia.

Ian Frazer

Ian Frazer wins an 'Oscar of the research world'

Former Australian of the Year Professor Ian Frazer and his late Chinese colleague Jian Zhou have won a prestigious international award for developing the world's first vaccine against cer

QEII dental clinic

Makeover for QEII Hospital dental clinic

The dental clinic at QEII Hospital has received a $120,000 renovation so that staff can more easily treat clients with disabilities.

Professor Stephen Lynch

PA Hospital surgeon recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Professor Stephen Lynch has been awarded the Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) for eminent services to medicine in this week's Queen's Birthday Honour list.

Mark McDonnell

Redland Hospital nurse manager named one of Queensland's unsung heroes

Redland Hospital’s Mark McDonnell has been awarded a 2015 Queensland Police Credit Union Everyday Hero Award today.