Christmas has been and gone but our festive leftovers tend to linger in our fridges for just a few extra days! While leg ham for breakfast and an extra slice of Christmas pudding make the perfect low-maintenance snacks over the holiday season, Redcliffe Hospital Dietitian Jacinta Sultana says it’s important to know what you can keep so you don’t risk becoming unwell.
New Year, new you? Many of us wake up post-Christmas binge and decide to kick-start a diet and new health regime. But if you aim to make enormous changes quickly, even the best-laid plans can be challenging to execute, and we can easily lose interest.
Christmas is upon us, and as we juggle plenty of social events, we’re also likely consuming more sugar and acidic goods – alcoholic drinks and silly season desserts being the key culprits! As such, it’s important to protect our teeth to avoid any permanent damage amidst the celebrations.
Last summer, the Emergency Department at Redcliffe Hospital treated sixty people for heat-related illnesses. Heat-related illnesses include sunburn and dehydration, but also the more serious medical emergency of heat-stroke. Dr Yan has some tips on how to avoid getting sick from the summer heat and sun.
Bruce Sullivan is the Chief Wellbeing Officer at Metro North Hospital and Health Service and is committed to having meaningful conversations with his colleagues and loved ones today on R U OK? Day and every day.
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28 August marks Wear it Purple Day, a national day of change in response to young people taking their own lives as a result bullying, harassment and lack of acceptance of their sexual or gender identity.
In today’s busy world, it can be hard to entirely switch off and get a good night’s sleep. But a solid sleep schedule has proven benefits in giving us more energy, higher concentration levels and improved general wellbeing – making it an important focus for our overall health!
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.
We're making our way through lockdown just like you! 😷🏥 If we all stick to the rules, stay home, and keep each other safe, we'll hopefully start to see our daily cases drop. Please keep doing the right thing and we'll get through this together! 💕 ... See MoreSee Less
Viral fragments of SARS-CoV-2 have been confirmed in sewage during recent routine testing upstream from the Luggage Point and Oxley Creek Wastewater Treatment Plants, offering a timely reminder that anyone with COVID-19 symptoms should get tested. The fragments could indicate the presence of an undiagnosed case of COVID-19 in the community or that a case who is no longer infectious is still shedding fragments of the virus. Symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, fatigue, diarrhoea, nausea or vomiting, and loss of taste or smell. For information on Metro North's fever clinics please visit bit.ly/3n6SHXr. ... See MoreSee Less
Viral fragments of SARS-CoV-2 have been confirmed in sewage during recent routine testing from several locations, including: 👉 Luggage Point upstream location (I) 👉 Luggage Point upstream location (J)
This offers a timely reminder that anyone with COVID-19 symptoms should get tested. The fragments could either indicate the presence of an undiagnosed case of COVID-19 in the community or that a case who is no longer infectious is still shedding fragments of the virus. Symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, fatigue, diarrhoea, nausea or vomiting, and loss of taste or smell.
Looking to feel EAR-replaceable in your next fellowship position? Look no further than the RBWH Head and Neck Fellowship currently being advertised via the link in the comments below. 👇 #WorkforusWednesday... See MoreSee Less
Talk about a triple threat! 🔬 Professor Ian Yang (left), Dr Fran Kinnear (middle), and Associate Professor Henry Marshall (right) are all contributing to lung and thoracic research, despite working on different individual and team projects. 🥽🧬🧪
"We take insights from the lab straight to the bedside, it's direct patient care from acute emergency to critical care," Associate Professor Marshall said.
"It's not always easy but if you're willing to take the risk and the opportunity, then you've got to go for it," Dr Kinnear said.
"The strength of collaboration from both the clinical and research teams at TPCH mean that we're advancing the healthcare on offer here for our community, to have it recognised is a great honour for us all," Professor Yang said.
Professor Yang, Dr Kinnear and Associate Professor Marshall were each recognised in our Research Excellence Awards for their contribution to individual and team research projects over the last year, based out of #TPCH. 🌟 ... See MoreSee Less