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Arts and entertainment

Using music, artwork and crafts to enhance the clinical environment.

What we're doing

Family kitchen warms the tummies of patients and families living with cancer

A passion project suggested by patients and championed by staff of Cancer Services has delivered a new Patient and Family Kitchen in Queensland’s busiest cancer treatment area at Princess Alexandra Hospital.

PA Hospital staff fighting delirium in ICU patients

Staff at the Princess Alexandra Hospital are providing insight into delirium, the condition that currently affects up to 80 per cent of Intensive Care Unit patients that are mechanically ventilated.

Spinal Injuries Community Garden bees

Spinal Injuries Unit buzzing with fun

A fun garden club at Princess Alexandra Hospital is helping patients with spinal injuries connect with each other and staff, while learning bee-keeping, gardening and cooking skills.

New art reducing stress for patients and families

New art reducing stress for patients and families

Artworks painted by Queensland children for Commonwealth Games athletes are now brightening the loves of other children staying in Redland Hospital’s paediatric unit.

Last updated 21 November 2016