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20 February 2020|

If you’re a nerd for numbers you’ll love this week’s #ThinkyThursday! Biostatistician Anita works on around 20 projects at one time!. Click here to discover some incredible Metro North statistics.

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Metro North Hospital and Health Service

Level 14, Block 7
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
HERSTON QLD 4029

Phone: (07) 3646 8111

/ MetroNorthHHS

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4 hours ago

Don't miss your ticket to #NEXtCARE 2020! Our $750 early bird price ends at 4pm tomorrow.

#NextCare Health Conference will connect inspire and transform health leaders.

✅ 400+ delegates
✅ 25+ exhibitors
✅ 20+ speakers

Link to register in comments.
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Dont miss your ticket to #NextCare 2020! Our $750 early bird price ends at 4pm tomorrow.

#NextCare Health Conference will connect inspire and transform health leaders. 

✅ 400+ delegates
✅ 25+ exhibitors 
✅ 20+ speakers 

Link to register in comments.

1 day ago

If organisation is your thing, we might have the perfect role for you! We require a site manager of patient support services to join our dynamic and super efficient team at Brighton. See comments for details.
#WorkForUsWednesday
... See MoreSee Less

If organisation is your thing, we might have the perfect role for you! We require a site manager of patient support services to join our dynamic and super efficient team at Brighton. See comments for details. 
#workforusWednesday

Comment on Facebook

Why doesn’t it surprise me Scotty is in this photo 🙄😂

Joshua A Brogan

Brad Moore

Wilbur Keong

Peter Davis

Bert Knottenbeld

Sophia Chan

anne lee

Noice!

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2 days ago

Known for his Datsun Fairlady, love of a feed on night shift, and most importanty his dedication to community care, George is an integral part of Biala City Community Health Centre. George celebrated his 55th year of nursing with another love- black forest cake!
Congratulations! #YearoftheNurseandMidwife
... See MoreSee Less

Known for his Datsun Fairlady, love of a feed on night shift, and most importanty his dedication to community care, George is an integral part of Biala City Community Health Centre. George celebrated his 55th year of nursing with another love- black forest cake! 
Congratulations! #YearoftheNurseandMidwifeImage attachment

Comment on Facebook

Wow George....55 years as a nurse. Congratulations on a fantastic achievement. ❤️👍👏

George. Show us your Fairlady! I have one myself!

Congratulations that is a wonderful achievement.

Amazing George, 55 years is an huge achievement ❤️

Congratulations George, what an achievement! 😊

Wow. In the time of revolving staff that is a fantastic achievement!

Congratulations George!

Congratulations George 🥳

Congratulations- well done!

Awesome work George 👏👏👏

Congratulations George!! Such dedication. They forgot to mention your KFC runs!!

Yay George! Congratulations.

Congratulations George! I remember when you make it into Biala’s Google maps standing out the back in May St!!

Well done 55 years! 👏🏻

Congratulations George. You are a legend xx

Thank you for your service to clients and peers George. I remember you were great at giving a neck & shoulder massage to staff ( me!) when we needed one.

We ❤️ you George! Congratulations on being a very important part of the furniture at Biala. X

Congratulations for the super effort of 55 years George! 🎉 It was always a pleasure connecting with you 🤩

He’s famous for his Mushroom soup!

Congratulations George. A Biala legend. 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

Congratulations George - what a legend😁👍

Oh my goodness!!! We were just talking about you recently George and having a bet on how many years you had clocked up now! Congratulations!!!

Congratulations George. Part nurse/part tortoise 😘

Congratulations George!

Congratulations... such an achievement! 🙌🏼

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3 days ago

Our Administration Officer Amy and her husband spend their free time organising donations of food, water and basic needs for drought affected families! #valuesinaction👏 ... See MoreSee Less

Our Administration Officer Amy and her husband spend their free time organising donations of food, water and basic needs for drought affected families! #valuesinaction👏

Comment on Facebook

They do a fantastic job at helping drought affected families 👏😍

Amazing work Amy xx

Well done Amy!!!

Awesome work Amy 👏 😊

Great work Amy

Great work Amy.

So great Amy ! 🥰🥰🥰

You're a legend Amy 💓 xx

Such a legend!!! Nice job xx

Beautiful Amy 🙌💜🙏

So proud 🙌💋

Well done 😊

Your amazing!!

So nice

Wahoo!!! Legend ❤❤

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4 days ago

We all need a little TLC! ❤️ Our team of Complex Chronic Disease nurses at North Lakes help hundreds of patients regain their strength and manage complex chronic conditions 🙌 #YONM ... See MoreSee Less

We all need a little TLC! ❤️ Our team of Complex Chronic Disease nurses at North Lakes help hundreds of patients regain their strength and manage complex chronic conditions 🙌 #YONM

Comment on Facebook

Woohoo, nurses are awesome!!

Lovely team to work with 😍 Maura Barnden Caroline Lapin Rina Waller Elly Thompson Laura McAulay Mark, Helen, Donna

Awesome ladies and men 😄

Great team!

And mark!

Hi Laura 👋

GO HELEN!!!!!!

Lovely ladies ❤️

Looking fab Rina Waller

Mark Sheldon

Hello Rina Waller !! Xx

Xx Caroline

Hi Rina Waller

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5 days ago

#RBWH Assistant Nurse Unit Manager Belinda feels privileged to have been at the start of lives delivering babies, and at the end in palliative care. She's humbled to help patients in the time of need and is passionate about maintaining patient focused care throughout technological advancements.

In the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, we celebrate with Belinda all of the things that make her profession so unique. #YONM
... See MoreSee Less

#RBWH Assistant Nurse Unit Manager Belinda feels privileged to have been at the start of lives delivering babies, and at the end in palliative care. Shes humbled to help patients in the time of need and is passionate about maintaining patient focused care throughout technological advancements. 

In the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, we celebrate with Belinda all of the things that make her profession so unique. #YONM

Comment on Facebook

#proudtobeEDNMS The best of the best work in MNHHS!! Belinda you are in such good company. You do an awesome job and we are so proud that you work in MNHHS making the lives of our patients so much better. Thank you!! “Life is short, work somewhere awesome”!!!

Belinda ..thank-you for all you do and representing the nursing and midwifery profession. Just love working with you all.

Nurses and midwives are exceptional humans

Love all the nurses and midwives at the RBWH and all hospitals!

Belinda!!!! What a wonderful NUM and an absolute pleasure to work with over the last few months. The team are very lucky to have such a great leader!

Beautiful pic and equally beautiful sentiment Bel. The Royal is lucky to have you 💖

Belinda!!!! Amazing recognition for the wonderful nurse you are ❤️

So lovely to see this! Congratulations Belinda 💓

Congratulations Belinda !

Congratulations,👏👏best wishes Belinda 🧡🌹

Such a wonderful person and nurse!

Well done Belinda...congratulations 💖

Congrats Bel, that’s awesome!

Keep up that amazing work Belinda. Well done 👏👏

Congratulation Belinda Baker .....

Love working with you Bel. WNS is the best!!!

Go Bel! Love working with you 😊❤️😊

Aww what a star 🌟 go Bel!

Congrats Bel!

Woohoo! Go Belinda!

Lovely photo Belle

Go Bels!! Belinda Baker 🥳

Well done Belinda! 😁👏

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6 days ago

MEASLES ALERT - BRISBANE ⚠️

Metro North Public Health Unit (MNPHU) has today confirmed a case of measles in Brisbane in an adult male.

The person affected travelled on two international flights during their infectious period, including:
• Flight QF5294 (Qantas/Jetstar): Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Singapore, which departed around 1430 on 17/02/2020
• Flight QF52 (Qantas/Jetstar): Singapore to Brisbane, which arrived at approximately 6am on 18/2/2020

Measles is spread from person-to-person by tiny droplets created during coughing and sneezing. The droplets can remain suspended in the air.

It is not believed the male attended any other locations which present a risk of transmission.

Metro North Public Health physician Dr Mekala Srirajalingam said people who caught these flights should seek medical advice if they develop symptoms.

“Symptoms usually start around 10 days after contact but can occur between 7 and 18 days after contact with an infectious person,” Dr Srirajalingam said.

“The initial symptoms of measles include fever, lethargy, runny nose, moist cough and sore red eyes which is commonly followed a few days later by a blotchy, red rash.

“If you do need to seek treatment or suspect you have measles like symptoms, it is important to call the medical practice first to say you could have measles, so that staff can take precautions to avoid spreading the disease to others.”

Vaccinations are recommended and funded for anyone born during or since 1966, and at least 12 months of age if they have not had two documented doses of measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine or had proven measles.

Due to ongoing measles transmission overseas, it is important to ensure adequate vaccination against measles prior to travel.

Children can be vaccinated for measles from the age of 6 months.

Measles can be distressing for those with the infection and can cause serious complications such as pneumonia and encephalitis (inflammation of the brain).

Further information on measles is available here or by contacting 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84).
... See MoreSee Less

MEASLES ALERT - BRISBANE ⚠️

Metro North Public Health Unit (MNPHU) has today confirmed a case of measles in Brisbane in an adult male.

The person affected travelled on two international flights during their infectious period, including:
• Flight QF5294 (Qantas/Jetstar): Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Singapore, which departed around 1430 on 17/02/2020
• Flight QF52 (Qantas/Jetstar): Singapore to Brisbane, which arrived at approximately 6am on 18/2/2020

Measles is spread from person-to-person by tiny droplets created during coughing and sneezing. The droplets can remain suspended in the air.

It is not believed the male attended any other locations which present a risk of transmission.

Metro North Public Health physician Dr Mekala Srirajalingam said people who caught these flights should seek medical advice if they develop symptoms.

“Symptoms usually start around 10 days after contact but can occur between 7 and 18 days after contact with an infectious person,” Dr Srirajalingam said.

“The initial symptoms of measles include fever, lethargy, runny nose, moist cough and sore red eyes which is commonly followed a few days later by a blotchy, red rash.

“If you do need to seek treatment or suspect you have measles like symptoms, it is important to call the medical practice first to say you could have measles, so that staff can take precautions to avoid spreading the disease to others.”

Vaccinations are recommended and funded for anyone born during or since 1966, and at least 12 months of age if they have not had two documented doses of measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine or had proven measles.

Due to ongoing measles transmission overseas, it is important to ensure adequate vaccination against measles prior to travel.

Children can be vaccinated for measles from the age of 6 months.

Measles can be distressing for those with the infection and can cause serious complications such as pneumonia and encephalitis (inflammation of the brain).

Further information on measles is available here or by contacting 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84).

1 week ago

Our community learnt from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff at today's Better Together Health Gathering.

Thank you to Diabetes Queensland, Yarns Heal and Link-Up Qld for sharing your stories and commitment to #closingthegap.
... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Well done Team!!

1 week ago

Do you know a male nurse or midwife? Give them a shout-out! 🙋‍♂️🏥 The contribution of men in these roles is critical to our health services 🙌

Watch our very own Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery Alanna Geary appear on national news program 7.30 about the importance of men taking on these rewarding careers #YONM
... See MoreSee Less

Do you know a male nurse or midwife? Give them a shout-out! 🙋‍♂️🏥 The contribution of men in these roles is critical to our health services 🙌

Watch our very own Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery Alanna Geary appear on national news program 7.30 about the importance of men taking on these rewarding careers #YONM

Comment on Facebook

Thank you Alanna. Alanna Geary was my preceptor when I started my nursing in 1988. Such a great role model!

Timmy, hands down one of the kindest, funniest, hardest working nurses in Nursing. Well done Timmy. Timmy for Prostate Nurse all the way!!!!

To be sure.👍😘😘 Hamish James Scott Kui and all the other amazing male nurses at GARU 👍😘

Nate Mitch Reece Dale Ben Allan So many great men in nursing! It’s not easy but you all do a smashing job!

Scott Worthy you’re a male nurse!! And we are very blessed to have you on our team 🤗

All the male nurses at Caboolture Hospital.

Damian Otago,Allan Concepcion,Paul Clifford, Peter Vardon, Jesse Basbas, David Howe, Simon Lau Steve Nocher to name a few with a few more out there. Miss them allHi to everyone👍🤗

Well done Alanna 👏🏼 shout out to all the male nurses in our health services 🙌🏼 🙌🏼🙌🏼

Sean- our hospital is so blessed with you 😎

The wonderful Douglas Gray is one of the best midwives around ❤️

Nate O'Leary at QCH. He’s such a wonderful, caring, hardworking nurse.

Nick from rehab ward at queensland childrens!!!

Mike Terry is an excellent role model in the dialysis unit at RBWH.

Been working with Douglas Gray for years , he is amazing 👏🏅

Kerry and Michael on Thoracic Ward TPCH. Two great guys in my books.

Tom Vidins . Caring nurse with wings

Loved working with you Steve Eden!

Douglas Gray you’re the best! 🌟

Well done Alanna

Well done Alana

Max Hunter you are a legend mate

Rory! So glad you stuck it out and are able to contribute to this profession!

Jack Keller, Tony Lucas and Stephen Clayton NICU RBWH

Amazing Nurses 👏 Jacob Bender,Luke Oakman, Sam Patrick, Jaze Wang

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1 week ago

Who wants to work with some of Queensland's tiniest (and cutest!) patients? We have a rare opportunity for a clinical nurse to join our Special Care Nursery team at #rbwh. More details in comments:
#WorkForUsWednesday
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Who wants to work with some of Queenslands tiniest (and cutest!) patients? We have a rare opportunity for a clinical nurse to join our Special Care Nursery team at #RBWH. More details in comments:
#workforusWednesday

Comment on Facebook

Love the Special Care team!!! Thank you for being so wonderful!

These are 3 awesome nurses that looked after my baby and will help you out in any way they can! 😃❤️💕

Awwww 2 of these nurses cared for my Bayleigh ❤️

These awesome nurses looked after my lil preemie . So blessed to have them.

My juggernaut was in special care in 2016 for 10 days. Scary time but so grateful for these angels ♡

My surviving twin wouldn’t be here today without the RBWH NICU 💕💕💕💕💕

I have worked with 2 out of 3 of those lovely nurses. 😊

Are there any casual positions for an RN with experience in SCN?

Emily Grieco ❤️

Steff Besenyei

Lily Milne 🙌🏽

Renee

Lily Milne 😍

Bec Towler

❤️

Tess Mammone!!!!

Vanessa xx

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Events


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Metro North Hospital and Health Service

Level 14, Block 7
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
HERSTON QLD 4029

Phone: (07) 3646 8111

/ MetroNorthHHS

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

4 hours ago

Don't miss your ticket to #NEXtCARE 2020! Our $750 early bird price ends at 4pm tomorrow.

#NextCare Health Conference will connect inspire and transform health leaders.

✅ 400+ delegates
✅ 25+ exhibitors
✅ 20+ speakers

Link to register in comments.
... See MoreSee Less

Dont miss your ticket to #NextCare 2020! Our $750 early bird price ends at 4pm tomorrow.

#NextCare Health Conference will connect inspire and transform health leaders. 

✅ 400+ delegates
✅ 25+ exhibitors 
✅ 20+ speakers 

Link to register in comments.

1 day ago

If organisation is your thing, we might have the perfect role for you! We require a site manager of patient support services to join our dynamic and super efficient team at Brighton. See comments for details.
#WorkForUsWednesday
... See MoreSee Less

If organisation is your thing, we might have the perfect role for you! We require a site manager of patient support services to join our dynamic and super efficient team at Brighton. See comments for details. 
#workforusWednesday

Comment on Facebook

Why doesn’t it surprise me Scotty is in this photo 🙄😂

Joshua A Brogan

Brad Moore

Wilbur Keong

Peter Davis

Bert Knottenbeld

Sophia Chan

anne lee

Noice!

View more comments

2 days ago

Known for his Datsun Fairlady, love of a feed on night shift, and most importanty his dedication to community care, George is an integral part of Biala City Community Health Centre. George celebrated his 55th year of nursing with another love- black forest cake!
Congratulations! #YearoftheNurseandMidwife
... See MoreSee Less

Known for his Datsun Fairlady, love of a feed on night shift, and most importanty his dedication to community care, George is an integral part of Biala City Community Health Centre. George celebrated his 55th year of nursing with another love- black forest cake! 
Congratulations! #YearoftheNurseandMidwifeImage attachment

Comment on Facebook

Wow George....55 years as a nurse. Congratulations on a fantastic achievement. ❤️👍👏

George. Show us your Fairlady! I have one myself!

Congratulations that is a wonderful achievement.

Amazing George, 55 years is an huge achievement ❤️

Congratulations George, what an achievement! 😊

Wow. In the time of revolving staff that is a fantastic achievement!

Congratulations George!

Congratulations George 🥳

Congratulations- well done!

Awesome work George 👏👏👏

Congratulations George!! Such dedication. They forgot to mention your KFC runs!!

Yay George! Congratulations.

Congratulations George! I remember when you make it into Biala’s Google maps standing out the back in May St!!

Well done 55 years! 👏🏻

Congratulations George. You are a legend xx

Thank you for your service to clients and peers George. I remember you were great at giving a neck & shoulder massage to staff ( me!) when we needed one.

We ❤️ you George! Congratulations on being a very important part of the furniture at Biala. X

Congratulations for the super effort of 55 years George! 🎉 It was always a pleasure connecting with you 🤩

He’s famous for his Mushroom soup!

Congratulations George. A Biala legend. 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

Congratulations George - what a legend😁👍

Oh my goodness!!! We were just talking about you recently George and having a bet on how many years you had clocked up now! Congratulations!!!

Congratulations George. Part nurse/part tortoise 😘

Congratulations George!

Congratulations... such an achievement! 🙌🏼

View more comments

3 days ago

Our Administration Officer Amy and her husband spend their free time organising donations of food, water and basic needs for drought affected families! #valuesinaction👏 ... See MoreSee Less

Our Administration Officer Amy and her husband spend their free time organising donations of food, water and basic needs for drought affected families! #valuesinaction👏

Comment on Facebook

They do a fantastic job at helping drought affected families 👏😍

Amazing work Amy xx

Well done Amy!!!

Awesome work Amy 👏 😊

Great work Amy

Great work Amy.

So great Amy ! 🥰🥰🥰

You're a legend Amy 💓 xx

Such a legend!!! Nice job xx

Beautiful Amy 🙌💜🙏

So proud 🙌💋

Well done 😊

Your amazing!!

So nice

Wahoo!!! Legend ❤❤

View more comments

4 days ago

We all need a little TLC! ❤️ Our team of Complex Chronic Disease nurses at North Lakes help hundreds of patients regain their strength and manage complex chronic conditions 🙌 #YONM ... See MoreSee Less

We all need a little TLC! ❤️ Our team of Complex Chronic Disease nurses at North Lakes help hundreds of patients regain their strength and manage complex chronic conditions 🙌 #YONM

Comment on Facebook

Woohoo, nurses are awesome!!

Lovely team to work with 😍 Maura Barnden Caroline Lapin Rina Waller Elly Thompson Laura McAulay Mark, Helen, Donna

Awesome ladies and men 😄

Great team!

And mark!

Hi Laura 👋

GO HELEN!!!!!!

Lovely ladies ❤️

Looking fab Rina Waller

Mark Sheldon

Hello Rina Waller !! Xx

Xx Caroline

Hi Rina Waller

View more comments

5 days ago

#RBWH Assistant Nurse Unit Manager Belinda feels privileged to have been at the start of lives delivering babies, and at the end in palliative care. She's humbled to help patients in the time of need and is passionate about maintaining patient focused care throughout technological advancements.

In the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, we celebrate with Belinda all of the things that make her profession so unique. #YONM
... See MoreSee Less

#RBWH Assistant Nurse Unit Manager Belinda feels privileged to have been at the start of lives delivering babies, and at the end in palliative care. Shes humbled to help patients in the time of need and is passionate about maintaining patient focused care throughout technological advancements. 

In the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, we celebrate with Belinda all of the things that make her profession so unique. #YONM

Comment on Facebook

#proudtobeEDNMS The best of the best work in MNHHS!! Belinda you are in such good company. You do an awesome job and we are so proud that you work in MNHHS making the lives of our patients so much better. Thank you!! “Life is short, work somewhere awesome”!!!

Belinda ..thank-you for all you do and representing the nursing and midwifery profession. Just love working with you all.

Nurses and midwives are exceptional humans

Love all the nurses and midwives at the RBWH and all hospitals!

Belinda!!!! What a wonderful NUM and an absolute pleasure to work with over the last few months. The team are very lucky to have such a great leader!

Beautiful pic and equally beautiful sentiment Bel. The Royal is lucky to have you 💖

Belinda!!!! Amazing recognition for the wonderful nurse you are ❤️

So lovely to see this! Congratulations Belinda 💓

Congratulations Belinda !

Congratulations,👏👏best wishes Belinda 🧡🌹

Such a wonderful person and nurse!

Well done Belinda...congratulations 💖

Congrats Bel, that’s awesome!

Keep up that amazing work Belinda. Well done 👏👏

Congratulation Belinda Baker .....

Love working with you Bel. WNS is the best!!!

Go Bel! Love working with you 😊❤️😊

Aww what a star 🌟 go Bel!

Congrats Bel!

Woohoo! Go Belinda!

Lovely photo Belle

Go Bels!! Belinda Baker 🥳

Well done Belinda! 😁👏

View more comments

6 days ago

MEASLES ALERT - BRISBANE ⚠️

Metro North Public Health Unit (MNPHU) has today confirmed a case of measles in Brisbane in an adult male.

The person affected travelled on two international flights during their infectious period, including:
• Flight QF5294 (Qantas/Jetstar): Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Singapore, which departed around 1430 on 17/02/2020
• Flight QF52 (Qantas/Jetstar): Singapore to Brisbane, which arrived at approximately 6am on 18/2/2020

Measles is spread from person-to-person by tiny droplets created during coughing and sneezing. The droplets can remain suspended in the air.

It is not believed the male attended any other locations which present a risk of transmission.

Metro North Public Health physician Dr Mekala Srirajalingam said people who caught these flights should seek medical advice if they develop symptoms.

“Symptoms usually start around 10 days after contact but can occur between 7 and 18 days after contact with an infectious person,” Dr Srirajalingam said.

“The initial symptoms of measles include fever, lethargy, runny nose, moist cough and sore red eyes which is commonly followed a few days later by a blotchy, red rash.

“If you do need to seek treatment or suspect you have measles like symptoms, it is important to call the medical practice first to say you could have measles, so that staff can take precautions to avoid spreading the disease to others.”

Vaccinations are recommended and funded for anyone born during or since 1966, and at least 12 months of age if they have not had two documented doses of measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine or had proven measles.

Due to ongoing measles transmission overseas, it is important to ensure adequate vaccination against measles prior to travel.

Children can be vaccinated for measles from the age of 6 months.

Measles can be distressing for those with the infection and can cause serious complications such as pneumonia and encephalitis (inflammation of the brain).

Further information on measles is available here or by contacting 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84).
... See MoreSee Less

MEASLES ALERT - BRISBANE ⚠️

Metro North Public Health Unit (MNPHU) has today confirmed a case of measles in Brisbane in an adult male.

The person affected travelled on two international flights during their infectious period, including:
• Flight QF5294 (Qantas/Jetstar): Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Singapore, which departed around 1430 on 17/02/2020
• Flight QF52 (Qantas/Jetstar): Singapore to Brisbane, which arrived at approximately 6am on 18/2/2020

Measles is spread from person-to-person by tiny droplets created during coughing and sneezing. The droplets can remain suspended in the air.

It is not believed the male attended any other locations which present a risk of transmission.

Metro North Public Health physician Dr Mekala Srirajalingam said people who caught these flights should seek medical advice if they develop symptoms.

“Symptoms usually start around 10 days after contact but can occur between 7 and 18 days after contact with an infectious person,” Dr Srirajalingam said.

“The initial symptoms of measles include fever, lethargy, runny nose, moist cough and sore red eyes which is commonly followed a few days later by a blotchy, red rash.

“If you do need to seek treatment or suspect you have measles like symptoms, it is important to call the medical practice first to say you could have measles, so that staff can take precautions to avoid spreading the disease to others.”

Vaccinations are recommended and funded for anyone born during or since 1966, and at least 12 months of age if they have not had two documented doses of measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine or had proven measles.

Due to ongoing measles transmission overseas, it is important to ensure adequate vaccination against measles prior to travel.

Children can be vaccinated for measles from the age of 6 months.

Measles can be distressing for those with the infection and can cause serious complications such as pneumonia and encephalitis (inflammation of the brain).

Further information on measles is available here or by contacting 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84).

1 week ago

Our community learnt from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff at today's Better Together Health Gathering.

Thank you to Diabetes Queensland, Yarns Heal and Link-Up Qld for sharing your stories and commitment to #closingthegap.
... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Well done Team!!

1 week ago

Do you know a male nurse or midwife? Give them a shout-out! 🙋‍♂️🏥 The contribution of men in these roles is critical to our health services 🙌

Watch our very own Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery Alanna Geary appear on national news program 7.30 about the importance of men taking on these rewarding careers #YONM
... See MoreSee Less

Do you know a male nurse or midwife? Give them a shout-out! 🙋‍♂️🏥 The contribution of men in these roles is critical to our health services 🙌

Watch our very own Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery Alanna Geary appear on national news program 7.30 about the importance of men taking on these rewarding careers #YONM

Comment on Facebook

Thank you Alanna. Alanna Geary was my preceptor when I started my nursing in 1988. Such a great role model!

Timmy, hands down one of the kindest, funniest, hardest working nurses in Nursing. Well done Timmy. Timmy for Prostate Nurse all the way!!!!

To be sure.👍😘😘 Hamish James Scott Kui and all the other amazing male nurses at GARU 👍😘

Nate Mitch Reece Dale Ben Allan So many great men in nursing! It’s not easy but you all do a smashing job!

Scott Worthy you’re a male nurse!! And we are very blessed to have you on our team 🤗

All the male nurses at Caboolture Hospital.

Damian Otago,Allan Concepcion,Paul Clifford, Peter Vardon, Jesse Basbas, David Howe, Simon Lau Steve Nocher to name a few with a few more out there. Miss them allHi to everyone👍🤗

Well done Alanna 👏🏼 shout out to all the male nurses in our health services 🙌🏼 🙌🏼🙌🏼

Sean- our hospital is so blessed with you 😎

The wonderful Douglas Gray is one of the best midwives around ❤️

Nate O'Leary at QCH. He’s such a wonderful, caring, hardworking nurse.

Nick from rehab ward at queensland childrens!!!

Mike Terry is an excellent role model in the dialysis unit at RBWH.

Been working with Douglas Gray for years , he is amazing 👏🏅

Kerry and Michael on Thoracic Ward TPCH. Two great guys in my books.

Tom Vidins . Caring nurse with wings

Loved working with you Steve Eden!

Douglas Gray you’re the best! 🌟

Well done Alanna

Well done Alana

Max Hunter you are a legend mate

Rory! So glad you stuck it out and are able to contribute to this profession!

Jack Keller, Tony Lucas and Stephen Clayton NICU RBWH

Amazing Nurses 👏 Jacob Bender,Luke Oakman, Sam Patrick, Jaze Wang

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1 week ago

Who wants to work with some of Queensland's tiniest (and cutest!) patients? We have a rare opportunity for a clinical nurse to join our Special Care Nursery team at #rbwh. More details in comments:
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Who wants to work with some of Queenslands tiniest (and cutest!) patients? We have a rare opportunity for a clinical nurse to join our Special Care Nursery team at #RBWH. More details in comments:
#workforusWednesday

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Love the Special Care team!!! Thank you for being so wonderful!

These are 3 awesome nurses that looked after my baby and will help you out in any way they can! 😃❤️💕

Awwww 2 of these nurses cared for my Bayleigh ❤️

These awesome nurses looked after my lil preemie . So blessed to have them.

My juggernaut was in special care in 2016 for 10 days. Scary time but so grateful for these angels ♡

My surviving twin wouldn’t be here today without the RBWH NICU 💕💕💕💕💕

I have worked with 2 out of 3 of those lovely nurses. 😊

Are there any casual positions for an RN with experience in SCN?

Emily Grieco ❤️

Steff Besenyei

Lily Milne 🙌🏽

Renee

Lily Milne 😍

Bec Towler

❤️

Tess Mammone!!!!

Vanessa xx

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4 hours ago

Don't miss your ticket to #NEXtCARE 2020! Our $750 early bird price ends at 4pm tomorrow.

#NextCare Health Conference will connect inspire and transform health leaders.

✅ 400+ delegates
✅ 25+ exhibitors
✅ 20+ speakers

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Dont miss your ticket to #NextCare 2020! Our $750 early bird price ends at 4pm tomorrow.

#NextCare Health Conference will connect inspire and transform health leaders. 

✅ 400+ delegates
✅ 25+ exhibitors 
✅ 20+ speakers 

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1 day ago

If organisation is your thing, we might have the perfect role for you! We require a site manager of patient support services to join our dynamic and super efficient team at Brighton. See comments for details.
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If organisation is your thing, we might have the perfect role for you! We require a site manager of patient support services to join our dynamic and super efficient team at Brighton. See comments for details. 
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Why doesn’t it surprise me Scotty is in this photo 🙄😂

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2 days ago

Known for his Datsun Fairlady, love of a feed on night shift, and most importanty his dedication to community care, George is an integral part of Biala City Community Health Centre. George celebrated his 55th year of nursing with another love- black forest cake!
Congratulations! #YearoftheNurseandMidwife
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Known for his Datsun Fairlady, love of a feed on night shift, and most importanty his dedication to community care, George is an integral part of Biala City Community Health Centre. George celebrated his 55th year of nursing with another love- black forest cake! 
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Wow George....55 years as a nurse. Congratulations on a fantastic achievement. ❤️👍👏

George. Show us your Fairlady! I have one myself!

Congratulations that is a wonderful achievement.

Amazing George, 55 years is an huge achievement ❤️

Congratulations George, what an achievement! 😊

Wow. In the time of revolving staff that is a fantastic achievement!

Congratulations George!

Congratulations George 🥳

Congratulations- well done!

Awesome work George 👏👏👏

Congratulations George!! Such dedication. They forgot to mention your KFC runs!!

Yay George! Congratulations.

Congratulations George! I remember when you make it into Biala’s Google maps standing out the back in May St!!

Well done 55 years! 👏🏻

Congratulations George. You are a legend xx

Thank you for your service to clients and peers George. I remember you were great at giving a neck & shoulder massage to staff ( me!) when we needed one.

We ❤️ you George! Congratulations on being a very important part of the furniture at Biala. X

Congratulations for the super effort of 55 years George! 🎉 It was always a pleasure connecting with you 🤩

He’s famous for his Mushroom soup!

Congratulations George. A Biala legend. 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

Congratulations George - what a legend😁👍

Oh my goodness!!! We were just talking about you recently George and having a bet on how many years you had clocked up now! Congratulations!!!

Congratulations George. Part nurse/part tortoise 😘

Congratulations George!

Congratulations... such an achievement! 🙌🏼

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3 days ago

Our Administration Officer Amy and her husband spend their free time organising donations of food, water and basic needs for drought affected families! #valuesinaction👏 ... See MoreSee Less

Our Administration Officer Amy and her husband spend their free time organising donations of food, water and basic needs for drought affected families! #valuesinaction👏

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They do a fantastic job at helping drought affected families 👏😍

Amazing work Amy xx

Well done Amy!!!

Awesome work Amy 👏 😊

Great work Amy

Great work Amy.

So great Amy ! 🥰🥰🥰

You're a legend Amy 💓 xx

Such a legend!!! Nice job xx

Beautiful Amy 🙌💜🙏

So proud 🙌💋

Well done 😊

Your amazing!!

So nice

Wahoo!!! Legend ❤❤

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4 days ago

We all need a little TLC! ❤️ Our team of Complex Chronic Disease nurses at North Lakes help hundreds of patients regain their strength and manage complex chronic conditions 🙌 #YONM ... See MoreSee Less

We all need a little TLC! ❤️ Our team of Complex Chronic Disease nurses at North Lakes help hundreds of patients regain their strength and manage complex chronic conditions 🙌 #YONM

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Woohoo, nurses are awesome!!

Lovely team to work with 😍 Maura Barnden Caroline Lapin Rina Waller Elly Thompson Laura McAulay Mark, Helen, Donna

Awesome ladies and men 😄

Great team!

And mark!

Hi Laura 👋

GO HELEN!!!!!!

Lovely ladies ❤️

Looking fab Rina Waller

Mark Sheldon

Hello Rina Waller !! Xx

Xx Caroline

Hi Rina Waller

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5 days ago

#RBWH Assistant Nurse Unit Manager Belinda feels privileged to have been at the start of lives delivering babies, and at the end in palliative care. She's humbled to help patients in the time of need and is passionate about maintaining patient focused care throughout technological advancements.

In the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, we celebrate with Belinda all of the things that make her profession so unique. #YONM
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#RBWH Assistant Nurse Unit Manager Belinda feels privileged to have been at the start of lives delivering babies, and at the end in palliative care. Shes humbled to help patients in the time of need and is passionate about maintaining patient focused care throughout technological advancements. 

In the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, we celebrate with Belinda all of the things that make her profession so unique. #YONM

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#proudtobeEDNMS The best of the best work in MNHHS!! Belinda you are in such good company. You do an awesome job and we are so proud that you work in MNHHS making the lives of our patients so much better. Thank you!! “Life is short, work somewhere awesome”!!!

Belinda ..thank-you for all you do and representing the nursing and midwifery profession. Just love working with you all.

Nurses and midwives are exceptional humans

Love all the nurses and midwives at the RBWH and all hospitals!

Belinda!!!! What a wonderful NUM and an absolute pleasure to work with over the last few months. The team are very lucky to have such a great leader!

Beautiful pic and equally beautiful sentiment Bel. The Royal is lucky to have you 💖

Belinda!!!! Amazing recognition for the wonderful nurse you are ❤️

So lovely to see this! Congratulations Belinda 💓

Congratulations Belinda !

Congratulations,👏👏best wishes Belinda 🧡🌹

Such a wonderful person and nurse!

Well done Belinda...congratulations 💖

Congrats Bel, that’s awesome!

Keep up that amazing work Belinda. Well done 👏👏

Congratulation Belinda Baker .....

Love working with you Bel. WNS is the best!!!

Go Bel! Love working with you 😊❤️😊

Aww what a star 🌟 go Bel!

Congrats Bel!

Woohoo! Go Belinda!

Lovely photo Belle

Go Bels!! Belinda Baker 🥳

Well done Belinda! 😁👏

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6 days ago

MEASLES ALERT - BRISBANE ⚠️

Metro North Public Health Unit (MNPHU) has today confirmed a case of measles in Brisbane in an adult male.

The person affected travelled on two international flights during their infectious period, including:
• Flight QF5294 (Qantas/Jetstar): Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Singapore, which departed around 1430 on 17/02/2020
• Flight QF52 (Qantas/Jetstar): Singapore to Brisbane, which arrived at approximately 6am on 18/2/2020

Measles is spread from person-to-person by tiny droplets created during coughing and sneezing. The droplets can remain suspended in the air.

It is not believed the male attended any other locations which present a risk of transmission.

Metro North Public Health physician Dr Mekala Srirajalingam said people who caught these flights should seek medical advice if they develop symptoms.

“Symptoms usually start around 10 days after contact but can occur between 7 and 18 days after contact with an infectious person,” Dr Srirajalingam said.

“The initial symptoms of measles include fever, lethargy, runny nose, moist cough and sore red eyes which is commonly followed a few days later by a blotchy, red rash.

“If you do need to seek treatment or suspect you have measles like symptoms, it is important to call the medical practice first to say you could have measles, so that staff can take precautions to avoid spreading the disease to others.”

Vaccinations are recommended and funded for anyone born during or since 1966, and at least 12 months of age if they have not had two documented doses of measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine or had proven measles.

Due to ongoing measles transmission overseas, it is important to ensure adequate vaccination against measles prior to travel.

Children can be vaccinated for measles from the age of 6 months.

Measles can be distressing for those with the infection and can cause serious complications such as pneumonia and encephalitis (inflammation of the brain).

Further information on measles is available here or by contacting 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84).
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MEASLES ALERT - BRISBANE ⚠️

Metro North Public Health Unit (MNPHU) has today confirmed a case of measles in Brisbane in an adult male.

The person affected travelled on two international flights during their infectious period, including:
• Flight QF5294 (Qantas/Jetstar): Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Singapore, which departed around 1430 on 17/02/2020
• Flight QF52 (Qantas/Jetstar): Singapore to Brisbane, which arrived at approximately 6am on 18/2/2020

Measles is spread from person-to-person by tiny droplets created during coughing and sneezing. The droplets can remain suspended in the air.

It is not believed the male attended any other locations which present a risk of transmission.

Metro North Public Health physician Dr Mekala Srirajalingam said people who caught these flights should seek medical advice if they develop symptoms.

“Symptoms usually start around 10 days after contact but can occur between 7 and 18 days after contact with an infectious person,” Dr Srirajalingam said.

“The initial symptoms of measles include fever, lethargy, runny nose, moist cough and sore red eyes which is commonly followed a few days later by a blotchy, red rash.

“If you do need to seek treatment or suspect you have measles like symptoms, it is important to call the medical practice first to say you could have measles, so that staff can take precautions to avoid spreading the disease to others.”

Vaccinations are recommended and funded for anyone born during or since 1966, and at least 12 months of age if they have not had two documented doses of measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine or had proven measles.

Due to ongoing measles transmission overseas, it is important to ensure adequate vaccination against measles prior to travel.

Children can be vaccinated for measles from the age of 6 months.

Measles can be distressing for those with the infection and can cause serious complications such as pneumonia and encephalitis (inflammation of the brain).

Further information on measles is available here or by contacting 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84).