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Operational Services staff go pink for breast cancer awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and PA Hospital’s Operational Services team is getting behind PA Research Foundation’s Project Pink campaign to raise funds for much-needed breast cancer research.

COVID-19 brings Epidemiology into the spotlight

Public Health Epidemiologists have been getting on with their job for years, innovating, improving and cleansing data to map and monitor current and emerging transmissible disease in their local community; only now this data and the work of Epidemiologists is part of everyday discussion with their graphs beamed into the newsfeeds of a general population hungry for COVID-19 news and updates.

Diabetes and Endocrine Department gets tick of approval for patient care

Princess Alexandra Hospital’s Diabetes and Endocrine Department is now an accredited tertiary diabetes care service with the National Association of Diabetes Centres (NADC). 

Remarkable lungs take centre stage in podcast featuring Dr Michelle Murphy

Fans of Queensland Health's My Amazing Body podcast series breathe a sigh of relief - a new episode about the lungs has just dropped online with guest clinician and PA Hospital Director of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Dr Michelle Murphy providing insights.

New dietitian assistants helping with early intervention

Cassie Forsyth and Liam Sayer are busy on the wards of Logan Hospital, helping raise awareness about the importance of good nutrition in hospitals.

Navigator team caring for our mums and bubs

Meet Logan Hospital's Nursing and Midwifery Navigator dream team. Amanda, Julie, Nicola and Amanda.

PA Hospital Emergency Department has been awarded the 2020 Australasian ED of the Year

Announced by the College of Emergency Nurses Australasia on Emergency Nurses Day, 14 October, the award is a reinforcement of the teams commitment to excellence in quality emergency care which was showcased in a submission.

Care cooperative keeps diabetes patients on the move

PA Hospital patient Michael Geldart was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at age seven. Fast forward forty-eight years to the present day, he says living with the disease hasn’t been without its difficulties.  

Mask anxiety in radiation therapy research helps cancer patients face down treatment fears

For PA Hospital Cancer Services patients like Debra McKenzie, wearing a thermoplastic face mask during radiation therapy is often a stressful part of the cancer treatment journey.

ACCESS Maternity Hub providing essential care for CALD mums

Preparing for a new baby can be stressful for any expecting mother, but for expecting mothers who speak limited English or come from countries with no access to healthcare, it can be even more difficult.

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