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Indigenous courtesy phones to streamline support services

Two Indigenous courtesy phones have been installed at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) designed to streamline access for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients to maternity, mental health and hospital liaison services.

2018-11-16T14:04:08+00:00 15 November 2018|

A day in the life of a NICU nurse

We spent some time in the Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital NICU ward with nurses Haley, Beth and Sarah, learning what life is like inside the NICU and what it takes to be a NICU nurse.

2018-11-15T10:59:39+00:00 15 November 2018|

Intersections and Opportunities

Date: 6 December 2018
Venue: Education Centre, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital

Themes, Vision and Opportunities for the Institute.

2018-11-14T15:24:38+00:00 14 November 2018|

QLD Trauma Symposium

Date:21st and 22nd February 2019
Venue: Education Centre, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital

The 10th QLD Trauma Symposium is a multidisciplinary conference suited to healthcare professionals from a variety of specialities including Pre-Hospital/Retrieval Medicine, Emergency, Intensive Care, Surgical, Military/Disasters, Nursing, Allied Health and Research.

2018-11-13T11:40:52+00:00 5 November 2018|

Staff Excellence Awards

The Staff Excellence Awards allow us to recognise the amazing work happening across the health service and the commitment staff make every day to our values - respect, teamwork, compassion, integrity and high performance. Congratulations to all the winners, highly commended and finalists.

2018-10-29T14:16:06+00:00 26 October 2018|

Putting a smile back on homeless faces

Disadvantages and homeless adults now have access to free dental care thanks to an innovative oral health partnership. The Priority Access Program, delivered by the University of Queensland (UQ) School of Dentistry and Metro North’s Community and Oral Health Service, is seeing dental screening being provided at community organisations such as the Salvation Army and The Wesley Mission in Brisbane’s inner city.

2018-10-25T10:49:49+00:00 25 October 2018|

Planning for wellbeing

Brisbane North PHN Executive Manager Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs Paul Martin joined Metro North Mental Health Executive Director Professor Brett Emmerson AM and Queensland Mental Health Commissioner Ivan Frkovic to launch Planning for Wellbeing.

2018-10-22T10:34:49+00:00 22 October 2018|

Metro North Corporate Symposium

Date: Wednesday 7 November 2018
Venue: RBWH Education Centre

One-day symposium is for Metro North staff working in the Corporate and Support services.

2018-11-06T11:02:38+00:00 10 October 2018|