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News

Dairy contract

17 January 2020|

Our decision to award our dairy contract to Lactalis Australia (Parmalat) means we’ll be supporting 141 Queensland-owned family farms.

Trial reduces medication errors

19 December 2019|

Happy Thinky Thursday! Caboolture Hospital Nurse Unit Manager Colleen Herrmann is inspiring nurses to include research in their day-to-day duties having taken on an Associate Investigator role in a research study in collaboration with the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Congratulations to the Clinician Research Fellows for 2020

17 December 2019|

Recipients of the second round of Metro North Clinician Research Fellowships have been announced which awards up to five Fellowship awards annually, specifically designed to allow Metro North’s emerging and highly skilled clinician researchers to develop and advance a body of research aligned to the Research Strategy.

Queensland Health Awards for Excellence

12 December 2019|

Metro North staff have been recognised for outstanding achievements at the 2019 Queensland Health Awards for Excellence. Associate Professor Kerstin Wyssusek and Dr Peter Russell were among those recognised, as well as Metro North based Queensland Occupational Violence Strategy Unit.

Research improves care of ventilated patients

12 December 2019|

It’s #ThinkyThursday! Today we look at ICU Dietitian Alicia Wiese’s research into improving the nutrition of patients in Intensive Care Units. Working alongside an expert team, Alicia and other researchers have moved away from GRV monitoring and, under a new protocol, have improved health outcomes for patients.

Study brings safety and more understanding around breech births

28 November 2019|

Caboolture Hospital Midwifery Educator Janene Rattray is the hero of today’s #ThinkyThursday! She is helping mothers to better understand options around breech births and is working closely with maternity doctors and midwives to deliver informed, consistent and high-quality care.

Foot disease – the silent patient burden

20 November 2019|

It’s #ThinkyThursday! This week we look at a world-first study led by Dr Pete Lazzarini from #TPCH to investigate the prevalence and predictors of foot disease and complications in inpatients. His research will go on to help both patients and hospital services to better manage the problem.

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.

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Events

  • JTI Intersections and Opportunities flyer

Intersections and Opportunities Event

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020
Time: 05.00–08.00pm
Venue: Education Centre, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Herston

Jamieson Trauma Institute invites you to attend our Intersections and Opportunities event.

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.

Metro North Better Together Gathering

Date:Thursday 19 March 2020
Time: 9.00am – 1.00pm
Venue: Brighton Health Campus Auditorium, 449 Beaconsfield Terrace Brighton

Staff, patients and community members are invited to attend the annual Metro North Close the Gap Day event.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Enhanced (CBTe)

Date: 2nd and 3rd April, 2020
Venue: RBWH Education Centre

The training will involve didactic, interactive and experiential practice opportunities. Prior knowledge of understanding eating disorders and basic CBT principles is assumed.

Adult Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation ECMO Course 2020

Date: 21–24 April 2020
Time: TBC
Venue: The Prince Charles Hospital, Education Centre

This 4-day course will enable multidisciplinary teams with little ECMO experience to provide ECMO for patients with severe cardiac and respiratory failure.

Advanced Life Support - Level 2 Course

Date: 31st April to 1st May 2020
Time: TBC
Venue: The Prince Charles Hospital

2-day course focusing on developing advanced skills in managing the deteriorating patient and cardiac arrest

2020 Neonatal Seminar

Date: Thursday 21 – Friday 22 May 2020
Time: 7:30am
Venue: The Calile Hotel

The program includes innovative presentations and evidence based clinical care initiatives. 

#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

2020 Metro North Caboolture NAIDOC Family Fun Day

Date: Tuesday 7 July 2020
Time: 9.30am – 2.30pm
Venue: St Columban’s College Auditorium and Grounds

Staff, patients and community members are invited to come together to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people during NAIDOC Week (5-12 July 2020).

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5 days ago

A big welcome to the 164 junior doctors who started at #rbwh, #tpch, #redcliffe Hospital and #caboolture Hospital this week! 👏 They'll have the chance to learn from some of the best clinicians in the country over the next year ✨🏥 Welcome to the team! ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to you all!

Congratulations and welcome to “Charlie’s”👏👏

Welcome all, remember to look after you Wardies, they know how to get things 😁.

Congratulations to you all .

Welcome! but where is Redcliffe Hospital in this?

Welcome

Welcome!!

Welcome!!!

Welcome!

Emily Mills 😃😉

Jos Agarwal, Ilina Agarwal

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1 week ago

Amy is proud to wear her #bettertogether shirt! 🤗 It shows her support of improved health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients visiting the #COH diabetes service in Caboolture #IndigenousHealth #CloseTheGap 🏥 ... See MoreSee Less

Amy is proud to wear her #BetterTogether shirt! 🤗 It shows her support of improved health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients visiting the #COH diabetes service in Caboolture #Indigenoushealth #ClosetheGap 🏥Image attachment

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Great pics Amy 🙌💜

Lovely photo

Lovely. X

Very nice photo xx

Nice one Amy😊

That’s our Amy 🥰🥳😁

Heyyy girl!!!! Looking good ☺️☺️

Kathryn Bein Timmins

Jack Bigdog

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3 weeks ago

Building a better Caboolture Hospital! 🚧 A temporary staff car park is under construction to make sure we're ready for redevelopment and the new multi-storey car park 🚗 #CaringTogether #CHRP ... See MoreSee Less

Building a better Caboolture Hospital! 🚧 A temporary staff car park is under construction to make sure were ready for redevelopment and the new multi-storey car park 🚗 #caringtogether #CHRP

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Please encourage the use of public transport. We're all trying to do our part to help the environment.

3 weeks ago

Shooting hoops for a cause! 🏀 Our staff at Queensland Police Service> NABpitalSpecial Olympics Moreton Northice Service, NAB and Special Olympics Moreton North to raise awareness for people with a disability 🌟 #CaringTogether #valuesinaction ... See MoreSee Less

Shooting hoops for a cause! 🏀 Our staff at #Caboolture Hospital teamed up with Queensland Police Service, NAB and Special Olympics Moreton North to raise awareness for people with a disability 🌟 #caringtogether #valuesinaction

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awesome thought and good sport!

Woooo Helen! So good 🙌🏼🙌🏼

Helen Edwards Neve Edwards

3 weeks ago

Happy 25th birthday to the #caboolture Hospital Maternity Unit! Since 1994, the team has delivered more than 43,000 babies (and counting!) 🐣💗🌟 #CaringTogether #WorkSomewhereAwesome ... See MoreSee Less

Happy 25th birthday to the #Caboolture Hospital Maternity Unit! Since 1994, the team has delivered more than 43,000 babies (and counting!) 🐣💗🌟 #caringtogether #worksomewhereawesome

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Congratulations to an amazing team of dedicated, caring midwives/EN's and AO's x always going above and beyond for the families they empower and care for ♥️👏👏👏

Congratulations caboolture. Still doing a great job

What a wonderful team to work with congratulations to Maternity and Birth Suite and Special Care Nursery your all amazing xx

Happy 25 th birthday Caboolture hospital midwives you definitely do an amazing job

Woo hoo. Happy 25 years Caboolture Maternity. 🎉🤩🍾

Congratulations Caboolture maternity team supporting women to birth their babies. 💕

Had an amazing experience at Caboolture maternity! Such friendly staff and even the food was good 😆

Happy 25th bday #Caboolturematernityunit many more babies to come in the years to follow

Looking gorgeous there girls! Happy 25 years Caboolture Maternity..👏🥳

Well done ladies! So thankful to have you delivering my babies 🥰

Congrats! Such an amazing maternity unit!

One of those precious little ones was my gorgeous youngest 😍 Well done everyone ❤❤❤

Well done ladies love you Michelle 🥰🤗💛💚

Congratulations! especially to Trudi Young, who delivered my daughter and my granddaughter. Superstar!!!!!

Well done to the maternity unit. I could not fault the care I received when I had my daughter there.

Woo hoo well done Caboolture !!!

Well done girls n boy!

Such a fabulous unit 😍😍😍

Wonderful bunch of ladies

Great work, fantastic service

Congratulations!

Congrats miss you guys💕

Woohoo congratulations

Happy Birthday ⭐️🎉🌺

Wonderful team 💖💖💖

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4 weeks ago

Santa dropped by Caboolture Hospital as part of the Eat Walk Engage program! He gave out some lovely hand-made cards from kids at Tullawong State School and St Paul's Lutheran College. Thank you for making us smile! 🎅🎄🌟 ... See MoreSee Less

Santa dropped by Caboolture Hospital as part of the Eat Walk Engage program! He gave out some lovely hand-made cards from kids at Tullawong State School and St Pauls Lutheran College. Thank you for making us smile! 🎅🎄🌟

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Amazing work team Caboolture Hospital EWE! Merry Christmas!

Great job. Wish I was there to see their faces when they received them. I'm guessing lots of smiles. Merry Christmas. 🎅🏼🦌🎄

Michael Jones Zoe Page

4 weeks ago

Three more sleeps! ☃️ We held a special lunch at #caboolture Hospital to thank our volunteers for all of their hard work and kindness this year ❤️ #CaringTogether #volunteersofqld ... See MoreSee Less

Three more sleeps! ☃️ We held a special lunch at #Caboolture Hospital to thank our volunteers for all of their hard work and kindness this year ❤️ #caringtogether #volunteersofqld

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An amazing and generous volunteer, Judy Hill

Judy Hill Xx

Katie Thornton

1 month ago

QLD Origin legends Trevor Gillmeister and Petero Civoniceva served up pancakes at The Common Good Au#caboolture Hospital to help The Common Good Au raise funds for projects that support vulnerable children 🥞❤️ #CaringTogether #QLDER #thecommongoodau ... See MoreSee Less

QLD Origin legends Trevor Gillmeister and Petero Civoniceva served up pancakes at #Caboolture Hospital to help The Common Good Au raise funds for projects that support vulnerable children 🥞❤️ #caringtogether #QLDER #TheCommonGoodAU

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What a wonderful guys😀

Cass and Ange! How could I miss that??

Bula Vinaka Petero 👌✅💯

Cassandra Kellaway xx

Nicky Kozlovskis, it's your main man😂😂

Alanna Clifford

Good on yah gilly & petero

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1 month ago

#Caboolture Hospital welcomed back some of this year's cutest patients to the Special Care Nursery Christmas Party with a special guest 🎅🎄🎁💫 #CaringTogether #miraclebabies ... See MoreSee Less

#Caboolture Hospital welcomed back some of this years cutest patients to the Special Care Nursery Christmas Party with a special guest 🎅🎄🎁💫 #caringtogether #miraclebabies

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My favourite work day of the year. Couldn’t do it without all of the help and support from our team. Thank you to all ❤️ xx

And miracle nurses and doctors xx

What a wonderful event ! ❤️

Stephanie Webster 🥰 was such a great event....its getting bigger n bigger every yr!!

2 months ago

#Caboolture Hospital is lucky to have Brianna, a proud Mununjali woman, as the new Indigenous Health Liaison Officer! 🏥 She will support and offer culturally appropriate services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 😊 #CaringTogether #closingthegap ... See MoreSee Less

#Caboolture Hospital is lucky to have Brianna, a proud Mununjali woman, as the new Indigenous Health Liaison Officer! 🏥 She will support and offer culturally appropriate services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 😊 #caringtogether #closingthegap

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Congratulations Bree🖒💕💕

Brew so proud well done Aunty Gerry xx 😘

Awesome Congratulations Bree

Oh how awesome is that!!!!

Welcome Brianna!

Welcome !

She's got a good job . That's good . Does she drive and travel to clients?

Too deadly Bree!!!

Welcome to the team Bree.

Bree

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