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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.

Three cheers for three awards: congratulations John Piispanen

28 November 2019|

Spending several months in Sierra Leone, West Africa, during 2015’s Ebola outbreak wouldn’t have been everyone’s cup of tea, but for Metro North Public Health Unit Director John Piispanen, it was a tremendous opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of others.

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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22 hours 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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Cass and Ange! How could I miss that??

What a wonderful guys😀

Bula Vinaka Petero 👌✅💯

Alanna Clifford

Nicky Kozlovskis, it's your main man😂😂

Cassandra Kellaway xx

Good on yah gilly & petero

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2 days ago

Our #COH physiotherapy department have embraced the Aussie Christmas theme with by acknowledging First Nation Australians in their annual Christmas decoration display! 🍃🎅🔔 #bettertogether #IndigenousHealth #CloseTheGap ... See MoreSee Less

Our #COH physiotherapy department have embraced the Aussie Christmas theme with by acknowledging First Nation Australians in their annual Christmas decoration display! 🍃🎅🔔 #bettertogether #Indigenoushealth #closethegapImage attachment

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It is an awesome display..very proud of the team..Merry Christmas to you all

Great job Community Transition Care 👍🎄

3 days ago

✨🌏 CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD 🌍✨ One of #redcliffe Hospital's favourite event is the delicious annual Allied Health Baking Competition! This year the tasty theme celebrated Christmas around the world #iamredcliffe #valuesinaction 🎄🎅 ... See MoreSee Less

✨🌏 CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD 🌍✨ One of #Redcliffe Hospitals favourite event is the delicious annual Allied Health Baking Competition! This year the tasty theme celebrated Christmas around the world #IamRedcliffe #valuesinaction 🎄🎅

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Congratulations, Speeches!

Maddy Cameron

Who won??

5 days 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

What a wonderful event ! ❤️

And miracle nurses and doctors xx

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

5 days ago

The sleigh bells were ringing and the burgers were sizzling at the annual #rbwh End of Year Staff BBQ today to celebrate the great work of our dedicated staff! 🍔🍴😄🎄🌟 ... See MoreSee Less

The sleigh bells were ringing and the burgers were sizzling at the annual #RBWH End of Year Staff BBQ today to celebrate the great work of our dedicated staff! 🍔🍴😄🎄🌟Image attachment

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Thanks heaps all! Beef burgers were very tasty! Loved the Christmas Carols too thanks to our very own choir!🎤🎹 🎶 🎵

Missed out as it was my rostered day off. Looks like all had fun.

Rachel Hamilton shame 😭😭

6 days ago

Our wonderful #RBWH Women’s and Newborns Services team have collected over 95 donated handbags full of toiletries for women in need as part of the Share the Dignity #itsintheBag Christmas campaign. #valuesinaction 👜💓✨ ... See MoreSee Less

Our wonderful #RBWH Women’s and Newborns Services team have collected over 95 donated handbags full of toiletries for women in need as part of the Share the Dignity #itsintheBag Christmas campaign. #valuesinaction 👜💓✨

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Your niece has been an active volunteer for Share the Dignity this year. She and I spent the weekend organising bags. Such a wonderful charity and people are so generous. Well done to your workplace participants.👏

Well done team💪🏻 the Nursery also collected over a dozen 👍🏻

Great work WNS!!

So proud to be part of this generous gifting💕

Super, this is such a wonderful gesture🙏❤

Fantastic job team! 👍🏼🌟👌🏼

So kind! Thank you so much 🙏

So great. Well done

Yeowwww amazing work Team WNBS🤩👏🏼

Well done Team x

Top work

Great effort everyone.

Fantastic

Linda Kirby I see ours in there

Rochelle Courtenay♥️

Onya Kate Francis. 💕

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7 days ago

Anyone recognise these two? This pic was taken in August 1973 at #tpch! 🐣 ... See MoreSee Less

Anyone recognise these two? This pic was taken in August 1973 at #TPCH! 🐣

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Thanks for helping everyone! We've managed to identify the nurse as Coral Ives thanks to a family member who reached out. 😊

This is my mum TPCH, I work in the pharmacy there now ... she really loved working with the heart babies ...

So nice to see this picture! Thank you 🙏

This lady’s daughter works at Prince Charles Hospital now as well Irene Russell

Thats my nana Coral Ives Noelene Moloney Irene Russell John Ives Donald Ives Julie-Anne Selfe

The old heart ward at PCH was a wonderful ward this photo brought a smile to me.

😍😍😍 beautiful loved nan 👵

Shel Joy I reckon they need to reinstate the old uniform policy for Nurses 🤣🤣

Dorothy Radford I’m sure this brings back some memories for you too!

Sue Beirne

Trent Eversham

Margaret Morton do you know them?

Kathy Greenslade this you?

Jan Theodorou Dee Mcmaster x

I agree, at least you knew who was a nurse and who was the cleaner, but these days the nurses are expected to do everything. In that case bring back the good old days when nurses were in starched white uniforms and each ward was cleaned everyday with metho and they had student nurses making beds and doing bed pans. ☹️

Mum was at TPCH for at least 30 years she was such a dedicated worker.. she was in neo natal baby ward for years then she went to geriatrics as it was called then for a long time too. Mum passed away about six years ago now ...

My son had a baby rattle like that he was born in 1974 , love these pictures

Be nice to find out who the baby is 👍🏼

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1 week ago

#BetterTogether! Our Ngarrama midwives have been learning about improving the healthcare experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients at the Better Together Gathering. ... See MoreSee Less

#BetterTogether! Our Ngarrama midwives have been learning about improving the healthcare experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients at the Better Together Gathering.

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Great job Ngarrama Midwives!

Well done Ngarrama midwives improving care and outcomes for Aboriginal women

Keep up the great work ladies...

Great work Ngarrama team always looking out for each other 🤩

Great team 👍🏻

Janet Dunn

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1 week ago

Let's talk about 💩 Early detection of bowel cancer can saves lives! If you're aged 50 - 74, you will receive a free Home Test Kit in the mail every two years. Follow the 4 easy steps in this video so you know what to do! ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

Rock on! 🎤 The Sheldon College Choir and Band performed fantastic Christmas Carols for patients and staff at #rbwh! 🎄 Thanks for spreading the Christmas cheer! 🎷🎼🤗 ... See MoreSee Less

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Good job guys. I'm sure you lifted everyone's spirits 💙

They are fabulous 🎄

I loved listening to them.

Arthur Henderson

Rui Soares I cant believe I’m missing this.

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