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300th client for Transitional Rehabilitation Service

The Acquired Brain Injury Transitional Rehabilitation Service (ABI TRS) has reached a milestone by providing community rehabilitation for its 300th client, 35-year old Tony Randall.

Healthy eating cheaper and more convenient than you think

Cheap fast food and home delivery services have proliferated during the COVID-19 pandemic, but for budget-conscious, time-poor Australians who are looking to reduce their takeaway consumption, PA Hospital Research Dietitian Dr Hannah Mayr said making the switch to a healthful diet need not be expensive or onerous. 

ED navigating better mental health care for patients during COVID-19

As many of us have been left feeling stressed, depressed and anxious by the coronavirus pandemic, PA Hospital Emergency Nurse Navigator Shane Collett is working hard to ensure appropriate support is provided to patients presenting frequently to the Emergency Department (ED) in need of mental health care.

Food fails: Why celebrity diet advice should be taken with a grain of salt

Look at any prominent lifestyle media channel and you’ll soon find the key to living well is eating: more. less. paleo. raw. flexitarian. high protein. no sugar. no carbs. low fat. high fat. no nightshades. gluten free.

Dr Batten awarded prestigious Churchill Fellowship to support amputee recovery

PA Hospital’s lead amputee rehabilitation physiotherapist of 17 years, Dr Heather Batten, has been awarded Queensland’s only health-focused Churchill Fellowship to support people with lower limb amputation to make a successful transition from hospital to home.

What’s in a name? Why renaming the Mediterranean Diet may extend health benefits

Habitually consuming a healthy, balanced diet is a challenge most Australians can relate to, but for PAH Research Dietitian and Mediterranean Diet (MedDiet) expert Dr Hannah Mayr, the answer to getting more of us to eat better on the regular may partly be solved with a simple rebranding exercise.

Bed boost benefits state COVID-19 response

QEII Hospital will soon be home to an additional 24 beds in Ward 5A courtesy of investment by the Queensland Government.

No benefit from drug used to reduce heart disease in kidney patients

The CKD-IMPROVE clinical trial, the largest of its kind spanning seven years, has found that lanthanum carbonate does not reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Redland Hospital starts paediatric surgical services

Having his hernia repaired in hospital close to home meant the world to 10-year-old Hunter Phillips and his family.

Teamwork tackles testing surge

Staff at QEII Hospital have risen to the challenge of containing a potential second outbreak of coronavirus in Queensland by scaling up COVID-19 testing capabilities following the identification of new virus case clusters.

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