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Reducing the barriers caused by chronic respiratory conditions

Recent graduates from a Satellite Pulmonary Rehabilitation program which has given them the skills and knowledge to manage their respiratory problems and get their lives back. From left, COH Allied Health Assistant Cherryl Bell, graduate Kerry Maree Wyatt and John Laufer, and COH Physiotherapist Stella Just.

2018-12-04T10:49:03+00:00 23 November 2018|

Metro North Family Fiesta

It was a fabulous day at the inaugural Metro North Family Fiesta, with more than 800 staff, family and friends attending.

2018-11-21T15:41:08+00:00 21 November 2018|

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.

2018-11-16T14:04:24+00:00 15 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.

2019-01-09T11:27:35+00:00 5 November 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.

2018-12-14T15:55:35+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.

2018-10-22T10:34:51+00:00 22 October 2018|

#NextCare Health Conference

Date: 30 and 31 May 2019
Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

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

2018-10-10T11:08:00+00:00 9 October 2018|