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Celebrating our staff

Outstanding staff achievements were on show at the annual Metro North Staff Excellence Awards. From more than 140 nominations, judges selected winners and highly commended recipients from across the health service.

Games-based Hearoes app sounds good

Audiologists at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) have helped in the development of an Australian-first app that guides hearing impaired people through the new environment of sound, following a hearing implant.

Upgraded facility improves care for cystic fibrosis patients

An almost $3m upgrade to The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) is giving patients with cystic fibrosis the best and safest care during hospital stays. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the new wards were up to the very best international standards, which was important for CF patients who may have to visit hospital frequently.

Gregg’s a sustainability champion

After 40 years of service, Metro North’s Environment and Waste Manager Gregg Butler is about to retire, but he’s leaving a great legacy of sustainability within each of our facilities.

Metro North commits to Closing the Health Gap

Metro North Hospital and Health Service marked National Close the Gap Day today by unveiling a draft Close the Gap plan and signing a public statement of commitment to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.