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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.

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.

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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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2 weeks ago

Great friends, great fun and some great bowling at the well-earned Take a Breather celebration at Brighton for our Community and Oral Health teams! 😄 Congratulations to our fabulous barefoot bowls champions the Community Transition Care Program! ⭐🎱🎖️ ... See MoreSee Less

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Welcome to the team! Lainie has joined our Community and Oral Health Centre Managers unit who work around the clock to keep 14 centres in tip top shape. #healthheroes

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