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World-first study into rare local skin cancer at PA Hospital

Princess Alexandra Hospital is leading a world-first study into Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare but deadly skin cancer, which is on the rise.

PA Hospital Plastics Registrar takes home top prize from Innovation workshop

3D Printing has helped Princess Alexandra Hospital Plastics Registrar, Dr Rob Calvisi, solve a long-standing conundrum for surgeons requiring bone allograft, creating a simple custom device that can be printed on site.

New bariatric bed meeting patients' needs

Logan Hospital is the first in Queensland to trial a new bariatric bed which has already made a difference to patients in the Emergency Department.

Assoc Prof Scott Campbell makes way for new blood in Human Research Ethics

Nephrologist Associate Professor Scott Campbell is making way for an injection of new blood into the Metro South Health Human Research Ethics Committee (MSHHREC) after 12 years and approximately 2000 research reviews over his career.

Marathon surgery at PA Hospital saves Keri’s voice

Six surgical teams have joined forces at Princess Alexandra Hospital in a mammoth surgery that has saved Queensland mother, Keri Frecklington from a life without speech, eating and mobility after a successful 20-hour surgery

Princess Alexandra Hospital launches Queensland’s second Pfizer hub

Registered Nurse Molly Baretta, who works as part of Metro South Health’s outreach to quarantine hotels, has become the first nurse in Brisbane to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the launch of the Vaccination Hub at Princess Alexandra Hospital on 24 February.

QEII First ROSA Surgery

QEII Hospital becomes first public hospital in Australia to offer robotic knee surgery

QEII Hospital has become the first public hospital in Australia to offer state of the art knee replacement surgery with robotic surgical assistant, ROSA.

MAPU celebrates 10 years

PA Hospital’s Medical Assessment and Planning Unit celebrated their first decade as a strategic solution to demand after launching on Valentine’s Day 2011.

QEII launches medical careers for 13 new interns

QEII Hospital’s new cohort of 13 medical interns are striding into their careers with the training program at QEII offering an amazing foundation for knowledge and skills development.

Chinese New Year celebrations at Princess Alexandra Hospital

PA Hospital celebrates Chinese New Year

The Princess Alexandra Hospital community has come together to celebrate Chinese New Year with a traditional dragon dance performed by the hospital’s volunteers.