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Belinda Henderson is PA Hospital’s Nurse of the Year

Clinical Nurse Consultant Belinda Henderson has done it again! After picking up a Metro South Health COVID-19 Staff Recognition Award for her contribution to Infection Control Services earlier this year, Belinda can now add PA Hospital Nurse of the Year for Exemplary Professional Practice (PPM) to her collection of accolades.

HIIT hits the spot with fatty liver disease patients

Research co-led by Principal Research Fellow with PA Hospital’s Nutrition and Dietetics Department, Dr Ingrid Hickman, has shown the potential for high intensity interval training (HIIT) to be used in the treatment of fatty liver disease.

Body movin': Dr Alex Lehn explains the neurology of movement in new podcast series

Movement Disorders Neurologist Dr Alex Lehn is the latest PA Hospital clinician to feature in Queensland Health’s My Amazing Body podcast series.

Nursing team focussed on improving prisoner health

Nurses at Palen Creek's Health Centre have been working hard to improve prisoner health and well-being.

OT's supporting our communities to 'Rebuild, Recover and Re-engage'

This week at Redland Hospital we are celebrating Occupational Therapy Week and promoting the many ways Occupational Therapists help people reach their potential.

New ADONM Cathy Smith loves what she does

Born and bred in Cairns, Redland Hospital's new ADONM Women's and Children's Services Cathy Smith says she her new job was "meant to be".

New Sensory Garden and Lounge a special space for dementia patients

A new sensory garden and patient lounge at Redland Hospital will provide patients living with dementia a safe and therapeutic space to reflect, reminisce and enjoy.

Cathy Ellis celebrates ruby anniversary at QEII

Cathy Ellis has clocked up 40 years at QEII Hospital and she says she is still learning. Cathy said it was the start of a bond she has felt with the hospital that has endured alongside her love of working with the amazing QEII team.

"It's good being able to help them": Clive on life in Security

It was International Healthcare Security Officer Appreciation Day on 14 October and QEII's security staff were out in force, including Security Guard of 23 years Clive Bramham.

Driving research maps road to independence for patients post brain injury

PA Hospital Occupational Therapist and PhD candidate Louise Bassingthwaighte is investigating the potential for a driver rehabilitation intervention program to be used to support patients with acquired brain injury to get back safely behind the wheel.