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Research to improve Queenslanders wellbeing in the spotlight at The National Mental Health Services Conference

Addiction and Mental Health Services research to improve community wellbeing will be highlighted at The Mental Health Services Conference (TheMHS) in Brisbane next week.

Sterilising maintenance works at PAH

The Princess Alexandra Hospital is open and accepting patients. Less than 24 hours after a malfunction was detected with the sterilisation equipment used to prepare instruments for theatre, our investigation has identified a cause.

PAH Spinal Rehabilitation patients ready to take to the skies

Thanks to a generous donation from Swissport, Spinal Injury patients at the Princess Alexandra Hospital are able to prepare themselves for air travel in the comfort and safety of the rehabilitation unit with the support of the team and a very special wheelchair.

Brain Injury Awareness Week – Shannon Sharman Profile

Shannon never thought she would survive, let alone work or walk again; but thanks to a mammoth effort sourcing specialised medical equipment, Shannon was saved from catastrophic brain injury in the eleventh hour with a tricky brain stem operation to arrest her life-threatening brainstem haemorrhage.  

School Based Trainee Graduates

School Based Trainees graduate as Assistants in Nursing

Another successful group of Logan and Redland Hospitals School Based Trainees have celebrated their graduation following a year of study and hard work on the wards.

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New local service changing patients’ lives

A new treatment available now at Logan Hospital is changing the lives of patients requiring regular treatment for autoimmune disorders.

Phlebotomists assisting patients at QEII ED

A team of phlebotomists has been introduced to the QEII Emergency Department as part of a trial to reduce patient wait times for diagnoses and provide the best patient care.

GEDI’s form part of the Order at QEII

May the force be with the over 75’s on Brisbane’s southside thanks to the new GEDI which landed at QEII Hospital last month.

Who is the biggest falls risk?

Falls champion in Orthopaedics, Bonnie Cowan knows that the most typical candidate for a fall on her ward is not an elderly patient but a middle-aged male who reassures staff he is ‘okay’.

PAH donates lifesaving equipment to Sierra Leone

Princess Alexandra Hospital has made a life changing donation to the main hospital of Sierra Leone with a staff member making the journey to her home country to donate the medical equipment to Kambia Hospital.

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