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Over 300,000 QEII Medical Records on the move

QEII Medical Records have just wrapped up the mammoth task of moving over 300,000 medical records from both the primary file location and secondary storage facility, making way for further expansion of the hospital.

Public Health Nurse Unit Manager announced as PA Hospital’s Nurse of the Year

Following the unprecedented year that was 2020, Public Health Nurse Unit Manager Rachel Perry has been announced as PA Hospital’s Nurse of the Year for 2021.

Program ReACHing patients in their homes

Logan Hospital’s ReACH program has changed the lives of more than 155 patients over the last 12 months providing them with expert medical care in their homes and freeing up hospital beds

PA Hospital trialling new ways to improve critically ill patients’ recovery in ICU

Physiotherapists in the Princess Alexandra Hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) have trialled a new therapy to get critically ill patients moving sooner to combat some of the well-known complications for ICU patients.

This team saved Ben from one of the worst cases of TMA from a snake bite

This amazing team of PAH specialists have combined their knowledge, experience and research to save the life of Ben Avery who had one of the worst cases of thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) from an Australian snake bite on record.

Students celebrate early finish to school based traineeship

Logan and Redland hospitals are celebrating the success of a group of its School Based Trainees who completed their AIN traineeships early despite a year of unprecedented challenges.

QEII Hospital helping surgical load across Metro South Health

Extended operating hours across six surgical theatres at QEII Hospital is improving surgical capacity and timeframes for patients on Brisbane’s southside.

New Trauma Nurse Exchange a first for Emergency Department

A new three month exchange program with the RBWH will expose Logan Hospital Emergency Department staff to tertiary trauma cases in return for experience in paediatric emergency care.

Demand continues to rise at Metro South hospitals

Metro South Health emergency departments are continuing to experience a rise in presentations with more than 78,000 attendances this quarter (January-March 2021).

PAH led breast cancer follow-up care to be implemented around Australia

Early breast cancer survivors from across the country are about to benefit from the nurse-enabled shared-care model between cancer specialists and general practitioners (GPs) of breast cancer post treatment born out of the Princess Alexandra Hospital thanks to a new trial.

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