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News

Less invasive drug administration on the horizon

14 November 2019|

At Metro North we are always looking for ways to improve our patient’s care and experience. Today #ThinkyThursday shares Dr Jayesh Dhanani’s research into discovering a new and less invasive drug administration method. His experiences working with tuberculosis patients in India prompted Jayesh to explore the effectiveness of inhaling medication instead.

A focus on trauma with Professor Michael Reade

31 October 2019|

This week #ThinkyThursday looks at preserving and extending the shelf-life of blood products and resuscitation fluids from five days to two years! As a member of the Australian Defence Force, Professor Michael Reade hopes this research will benefit patients as well as those in the military.

2019 Metro North Staff Excellence Awards

24 October 2019|

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.

Identifying adverse medication events in the ED

24 October 2019|

This #ThinkyThursday takes us to Caboolture Hospital’s Emergency Department. Dr Sean Clark is piloting a project to quickly identify patients at risk of non-specific medication related events who are presented to the ED. His focus on quality healthcare will benefit the many ED patients presented every year.

Robotic bronchoscopy clinical trial

17 October 2019|

This #ThinkyThursday we look at a trial of ground-breaking robotic technology which can help physicians explore virtual maps of patient’s lungs and airways to detect and sample lung nodules for cancer.

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Events

Australian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference

Date: 25 – 27 November 2019.
Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

14th Australasian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference, to be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australia, 25 – 27 November 2019.

4th Annual Perioperative Patient Blood Management Symposium

Date: 14 - 15 February 2020
Time: Friday - 08:00am - 03:00pm, Saturday- 08:00am - 05:00pm
Venue: Education Centre, RBWH

The Centre for Excellence and Innovation in Anaesthesia (CEIA) invite you to attend the 3rd RBWH, Perioperative Patient Blood Management Symposium.

#NextCare Health Conference

Date: 4 and 5 June 2020
Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Transform your career alongside Australasia’s current and future health leaders

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1 week ago

Moreton Bay students Amber, Tasman and Caitlyn and their fellow trainees are on track for an exciting career in the healthcare industry after graduating with a Certificate Two or Three qualification from the Metro North school based traineeships and #caboolture Health Care Academy programs. #CaringTogether ... See MoreSee Less

Moreton Bay students Amber, Tasman and Caitlyn and their fellow trainees are on track for an exciting career in the healthcare industry after graduating with a Certificate Two or Three qualification from the Metro North school based traineeships and #Caboolture Health Care Academy programs. #caringtogether

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Congratulations girls! Caitlyn you were a stand-out, be proud! 🤩 well done! From one of ur buddy nurses 😘

So proud of these girls!!

I’ve been so impressed with the school based trainees

Well done Tasman 🎉

Well done Caitlyn.

Megan Well done Amber 💕

Way to go Amber 😙

Caitlyn Fletcher

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3 weeks ago

Wow! #Caboolture Hospital’s Occupational Therapy team look great in their #OTWeek t-shirts. This creative team are experts at helping patients get back to their day-to-day routine! 👏 #OTWeek2019 #caringtogether ... See MoreSee Less

Wow! #Caboolture Hospital’s Occupational Therapy team look great in their #OTWeek t-shirts. This creative team are experts at helping patients get back to their day-to-day routine! 👏 #OTWeek2019 #caringtogether

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Oh! So nice to see all those smiles!! ❤️

I hope this is going up in the hallway for the next 20years?

I want one of those tshirt so please ❤️❤️

You Cabo people are awesome, keep up the good work

Looking great ladies!!

Best OT team 🥰

👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

Um where's my other fave OTs though Steph Jane Caitlin Garamy xxxxxx

Ansuyah Padayachee Larni Powell Sharni Nicholson Em Molly South Lauren Rae

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4 weeks ago

The #caboolture Hospital Mental Health team are celebrating National Carers Week with a picnic at Centenary Lakes and activities to raise awareness of the significant contribution that carers make in our community. #Carers2019 #CaringTogether ... See MoreSee Less

The #Caboolture Hospital Mental Health team are celebrating National Carers Week with a picnic at Centenary Lakes and activities to raise awareness of the significant contribution that carers make in our community. #carers2019 #caringtogether

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#CARINGTOGETHER

4 weeks ago

Everyone can be a safety champion! #caboolture Hospital is celebrating national Safe Work Month during October with events and plenty of fun to help raise awareness of workplace health and safety #SWM19 #CaringTogether ... See MoreSee Less

Everyone can be a safety champion! #Caboolture Hospital is celebrating national Safe Work Month during October with events and plenty of fun to help raise awareness of workplace health and safety #SWM19 #caringtogether

1 month ago

Congratulations to Siobhan from #Caboolture Hospital’s maternity unit, who was invited to join the prestigious Golden Key International Honour Society, recognising her academic excellence. Siobhan is a former School Based Trainee who is now studying midwifery. #caringtogether #midwifery ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Siobhan from #Caboolture Hospital’s maternity unit, who was invited to join the prestigious Golden Key International Honour Society, recognising her academic excellence. Siobhan is a former School Based Trainee who is now studying midwifery. #caringtogether #midwifery

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Congratulations Siobhan 👏👏

Congratulations Siobhan!Well deserved.

Congratulations Siobhan! So well deserved!

Wahoo congrats! You go girl! 🥂🍾🎉 xx

Well done and congratulations Siobhan. A lot of hard work to achieve that.

Siobhan, you have shown what dedicated and commitment is truely about, well done!

So happy for you! Definitely well deserved

Congratulations 🥳 well deserved ❤️

Congrats Siobhan how exciting!! well done

Well done. You work hard and you deserve it.

Congratulations Siobhan 💐

Congratulations Siobhan 🎉

Congratulations Siobhan🥳

Congrats lovely...

That’s wonderful news. Congratulations. 🍾🥰

Well done Siobhan !! 🎉

Congratulations 😊😊

Well done! 👩🏼‍🎓

Congrats Siobhan well done

Well done!!! Hugs.

Well done Siobhan!! What an outstanding achievement!! #proudtobeEDNMS

Yay Siobhan!! 🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼🥳🥳

Well done beautiful!

Samantha Chambers

Congratulations. Well done Siobhan. 😊👍

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1 month ago

Caboolture carer representative Lesley and Metro North Mental Health Director of Recovery Lisa took the time to raise awareness during a community and staff event at #caboolture Hospital for Queensland Mental Health Week #CaringTogether #QMHW #taketime #valuementalhealth ... See MoreSee Less

Caboolture carer representative Lesley and Metro North Mental Health Director of Recovery Lisa took the time to raise awareness during a community and staff event at #Caboolture Hospital for Queensland Mental Health Week #caringtogether #qmhw #taketime #valuementalhealth

1 month ago

We’re looking for a Senior Engagement Officer to join Sam, Suzanne and the Caboolture Hospital redevelopment team. If you’ve got great communication and engagement skills and want to help patients and staff, #Caboolture Hospital wants you! #caringtogether ... See MoreSee Less

We’re looking for a Senior Engagement Officer to join Sam, Suzanne and the Caboolture Hospital redevelopment team. If you’ve got great communication and engagement skills and want to help patients and staff, #Caboolture Hospital wants you! #caringtogether

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Would love too!

Althea Elliot

Anu Shiya you!

Kim Gasson Holly Teare

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2 months ago

Smiles all round! Members of the #caboolture Hospital RAP Committee were honoured to receive their #bettertogether artwork created by esteemed Aboriginal artist Elaine Chambers-Hegarty. ... See MoreSee Less

Smiles all round! Members of the #Caboolture Hospital RAP Committee were honoured to receive their #BetterTogether artwork created by esteemed Aboriginal artist Elaine Chambers-Hegarty.

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We received two wonderful framed artworks and flags to fly in a prominent spot in the hospital in the near future. Many thanks and watch this space all!!

Teresa Lee Bargo how gorgeous is this

2 months ago

We are dedicated to becoming an accredited White Ribbon Workplace. Caboolture Hospital, Kilcoy Hospital and Woodford Corrections Health Service officially signed a pledge promising to stand up, speak out and act to prevent domestic and family violence. #CaringTogether #whiteribbon ... See MoreSee Less

We are dedicated to becoming an accredited White Ribbon Workplace. Caboolture Hospital, Kilcoy Hospital and Woodford Corrections Health Service officially signed a pledge promising to stand up, speak out and act to prevent domestic and family violence. #caringtogether #whiteribbon

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Donna and Bevan!!! Champions of a great cause. Thanks from us

Like this, but police violence is more subtle

2 months ago

We love our nurses! Shaun, Michael and Bindu are three of the friendly faces from #Caboolture Hospital’s Ward 3A team which always show compassion, respect and integrity while caring for their patients #caringtogether #valuesinaction #puttingpeoplefirst ... See MoreSee Less

We love our nurses! Shaun, Michael and Bindu are three of the friendly faces from #Caboolture Hospital’s Ward 3A team which always show compassion, respect and integrity while caring for their patients #caringtogether #valuesinaction #puttingpeoplefirst

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Congrats dear Chechi 😘😘

Carrie and I are so proud of Shaun

Well done Chechy

Congrats wnd well done Bindhuse

Congrats chechy 🥰🥰

Congratulations Bindu

Well done Bindu chechi

Well done Bindu

Nice photo Bindu

Feeling proud chechii

Congrats

Well done 👍

Awesome pic 👍🤓

👍👍 Well done......

Congratulations

Well done

Well done kuru

Well done 👍

well done

Yeah for 3A!! Great photo guys!!

you look good Bindu

One of the best

👏👏👍💕

So proud of you Shaun Tester knew you be a great nurse 😗

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