Health and wellbeing tips from our experts2020-05-13T13:58:40+10:00

Health and wellbeing tips from our experts

Bruce Sullivan – Intentional Wellbeing

Hi, my name’s Bruce Sullivan and I’m the Chief Wellbeing Officer here at Metro North Hospital and Health Service. We have 21,000 staff and we are talking about wellbeing. As an organisation we are considering four different ways to be able to approach wellbeing.

14 July 2020|

Why you should ask RUOK? everyday

Asking someone if they’re OK should be a simple human interaction, but often fear of the answer stops people from asking. Before you ask if someone’s OK, you need to prepare yourself to manage the situation if the answer is no and know what to do next.

29 May 2020|

Five tips to successfully manage your newly-virtual or split team

Many of us are adjusting to working from home arrangements or juggling a split team environment as the world responds to the COVID-19 pandemic. For managers, this transition can be difficult – how do you lead a team virtually without eroding boundaries between work and home lives?

13 May 2020|

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20 hours ago

After seven months in hospital, #RBWH patient Adam Freeman is finally going home! 🏡 The father of four was admitted to RBWH on New Year's Eve with complicated and severe infectious diseases, and medical and surgical problems which spread throughout his body including to his brain, lungs and heart.

His determined attitude and the hard work of numerous medical teams across the hospital has meant Adam has made an amazing recovery from his illness. He can’t wait to pick up his three sons from school today, alongside wife Amy and daughter Mikayla. ❤️ Full story in comments.
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After seven months in hospital, #RBWH patient Adam Freeman is finally going home! 🏡 The father of four was admitted to RBWH on New Years Eve with complicated and severe infectious diseases, and medical and surgical problems which spread throughout his body including to his brain, lungs and heart. 

His determined attitude and the hard work of numerous medical teams across the hospital has meant Adam has made an amazing recovery from his illness. He can’t wait to pick up his three sons from school today, alongside wife Amy and daughter Mikayla. ❤️ Full story in comments.

2 days ago

Chef Dawn and Dietitian Katherine are two proud members of #RBWH’s Retail Services team excited to launch their brand-new menu to patients, visitors and staff. 🍎

It’s modelled on the Australian Dietary Requirements and the food classification traffic light system to ensure the options available at RBWH are healthy, nutritious and delicious! 🤗
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Chef Dawn and Dietitian Katherine are two proud members of #RBWH’s Retail Services team excited to launch their brand-new menu to patients, visitors and staff. 🍎

It’s modelled on the Australian Dietary Requirements and the food classification traffic light system to ensure the options available at RBWH are healthy, nutritious and delicious! 🤗

3 days ago

Can you guess this illness? 🤔 A clue to help you out: __________ affects how air is carried to and from the lungs and can last for a few weeks. 🤧 Hint: it is not COVID-19 but as these symptoms are similar, you should stay home if unwell and get tested at your nearest clinic! ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago

While many of us are sleeping, #TPCH intensive care nurse Daniel is working through the night caring for critically ill patients. 🌙 His favourite part of the job is watching and helping people pull through against the odds! Know any great ICU nurses like Daniel? 🏨 Give them a shout-out and share their story below! 👏 #ShoutoutSaturday ... See MoreSee Less

While many of us are sleeping, #TPCH intensive care nurse Daniel is working through the night caring for critically ill patients. 🌙 His favourite part of the job is watching and helping people pull through against the odds! Know any great ICU nurses like Daniel? 🏨 Give them a shout-out and share their story below! 👏 #ShoutoutSaturday

4 days ago

Updated opening hours 📣 Our Redcliffe Hospital Fever Clinic is now open from 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week.
If you're experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, please get tested. 🤧 Find your nearest clinic here: bit.ly/31rwxoj
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Updated opening hours 📣 Our Redcliffe Hospital Fever Clinic is now open from 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week. 
If youre experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, please get tested. 🤧 Find your nearest clinic here: https://bit.ly/31rwxoj