News archive 2018-01-22T02:35:50+00:00

News archive

Measles alert for Brisbane

Metro North Public Health Unit has issued a measles alert after a male passenger travelled on an international flight to Brisbane while unknowingly infectious.

7 January 2019|

Protocol signals renewed commitment to working together

A joint protocol to provide seamless connected care for people on Brisbane’s northside has been renewed. The refreshed agreement between Metro North Hospital and Health Service and Brisbane North PHN coincides with the release of a joint Year in Review report, documenting the shared achievements of both organisations during 2017/18.

20 December 2018|

Deadly Start Education2Employment program

Metro North Hospital and Health Service is committed to Closing the Gap. Our Deadly Start Education2Employment program is giving school students a head start in healthcare by training up Indigenous nurses, allied health and dental professionals of the future.

29 November 2018|

Prestigious award for Ian Coombes

Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Director of Pharmacy Associate Professor Ian Coombes was awarded the prestigious Fred J Boyd Award at Medicines Management 2018, the 44th SHPA National Conference.

29 November 2018|

A Deadly Start for Health

Hospitals and schools across Brisbane have teamed up to boost the number of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students taking up careers in health.

28 November 2018|

Reducing the barriers caused by chronic respiratory conditions

Recent graduates from a Satellite Pulmonary Rehabilitation program which has given them the skills and knowledge to manage their respiratory problems and get their lives back. From left, COH Allied Health Assistant Cherryl Bell, graduate Kerry Maree Wyatt and John Laufer, and COH Physiotherapist Stella Just.

23 November 2018|

Metro North Family Fiesta

It was a fabulous day at the inaugural Metro North Family Fiesta, with more than 800 staff, family and friends attending.

21 November 2018|

World Prematurity Day

When Goondiwindi mum Chellice Roberts arrived at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) 16 days ago, she had no idea if her newborn baby Adrian was going to survive.

17 November 2018|

A day in the life of a NICU nurse

We spent some time in the Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital NICU ward with nurses Haley, Beth and Sarah, learning what life is like inside the NICU and what it takes to be a NICU nurse.

15 November 2018|

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Our much loved and respected Cliff Pollard has made an outstanding contribution to trauma surgery and management throughout his medical and military career and today’s Trauma Symposium saluted his visionary work. Thank you, Cliff!

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Our much loved and respected Cliff Pollard has made an outstanding contribution to trauma surgery and management throughout his medical and military career and today’s Trauma Symposium saluted his visionary work. Thank you, Cliff! ... See MoreSee Less

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Well done Cliff!! Outstanding contribution. So proud to know you and admire you.

Congratulations Cliff . Love working with you.....hope to still continue.

Well done Dr Pollard...congratulations!

Beautiful man, a honour to have worked with him

Well done We congratulate you Cliff Pollard.

Lucy

Well deserved, amazing man and a great surgeon.

Terrific Dr Pollard. You have touched many lives.

Very admired by all who know him. More than a doctor, he is a true healer in every sense

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Our creative colleague Yvonne from our #Ngarrama Maternity Unit at #Caboolture is using her artistic skills to paint baby belly casts for #Indigenous mums. What a colourful reminder of a very special time.

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Our creative colleague Yvonne from our #Ngarrama Maternity Unit at #Caboolture is using her artistic skills to paint baby belly casts for #Indigenous mums. What a colourful reminder of a very special time. ... See MoreSee Less

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Work underway on youth cancer centre at RBWH
Queensland’s first public specialised centre for 15 to 25-year-olds fighting #cancer is rising from the rooftop at #RBWH. Read more: tinyurl.com/y6czdrnu
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Kathie Terkes wow!!!

Linda Rodwell!!!

I wonder why there’s an increase in cancer in this age group ?

Look who’s joining our Charlies family! These smiling faces are among around 50 #nursing graduates who will start their careers at #TPCH in the next few months. Thanks for choosing us! #Worksomewhereawesome

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Look who’s joining our Charlies family! These smiling faces are among around 50 #nursing graduates who will start their careers at #TPCH in the next few months. Thanks for choosing us! #Worksomewhereawesome ... See MoreSee Less

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That’s my girl!! ❤️❤️❤️

Welcome to TPCH, we are so pleased to have you join our amazing team

Sophie Bird they are lucky to have you 💕

Looking good Soph..

You are there! On your way go girl so proud of you !!XX

Nicole Michelle

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Construction has started on the Brisbane You Can Centre at #RBWH! We were thrilled to have Sony Foundation Australia   ambassador Giaan Rooney and young cancer patients Anika and Rachel help mark this exciting milestone.

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Construction has started on the Brisbane You Can Centre at #RBWH! We were thrilled to have Sony Foundation Australia ambassador Giaan Rooney and young cancer patients Anika and Rachel help mark this exciting milestone. ... See MoreSee Less

We’re looking for an outstanding project director to lead the redevelopment of Caboolture Hospital through an exciting period of growth. Learn more at: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/qld-cab303095  #WorkForUsWednesday

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We’re looking for an outstanding project director to lead the redevelopment of Caboolture Hospital through an exciting period of growth. Learn more at: metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/qld-cab303095 #WorkForUsWednesday ... See MoreSee Less

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Maddie and Oscar!!!!😛

Brianna Blakey

Maddy!!!!! 😍😍😍

Maddy Bouchet NewmanMaddy 😊

Oscar Jmc you’re famous!

Luke Wainwright

Davina N Craig Roberts u could come down for a while 😬😬

Spunky Midwife Maddy is the future!

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We’re picking up good vibes at #TPCH where Cherie and Sara are celebrating the launch of #FeelGoodWednesday, an initiative to recognise the great work of our staff.  #worksomewhereawesome

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We’re picking up good vibes at #TPCH where Cherie and Sara are celebrating the launch of #FeelGoodWednesday, an initiative to recognise the great work of our staff. #worksomewhereawesome ... See MoreSee Less

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Lovely photo!

What a fantastic launch of #feelgoodwednesday today - thank you to all who assisted in making it an awesome day - here’s to next Wednesday

Gorgeous!! #proudtobeEDNMS

I heard the pancakes were awesome

When a guiding hand is needed, #Redcliffe Hospital nurse navigators Freya and Phoebe are here to help patients with multiple or complex medical issues access the best care available. #heathcareheroes

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When a guiding hand is needed, #Redcliffe Hospital nurse navigators Freya and Phoebe are here to help patients with multiple or complex medical issues access the best care available. #heathcareheroes ... See MoreSee Less

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Phoebe Shields well done

Smiles all round at #Kilcoy Hospital where new medical lead Dr Sean Keogh and nurses Frances, Mary, Sam and Joanna enjoy working together to improve the health of our community #caringtogether #worksomewhereawesome

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Smiles all round at #Kilcoy Hospital where new medical lead Dr Sean Keogh and nurses Frances, Mary, Sam and Joanna enjoy working together to improve the health of our community #caringtogether #worksomewhereawesome ... See MoreSee Less

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Samantha Aldous Joanna Hadland nice pic girls 👌🏻

Merewalesi Mock ❤️❤️

What happened to Dr Weller?

Love the hashtags!

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Welcome aboard, Michele, who joins #TPCH as Executive Director. We look forward to working with you and achieving great things for our patients and staff.  #worksomewhereawesome

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Welcome aboard, Michele, who joins #TPCH as Executive Director. We look forward to working with you and achieving great things for our patients and staff. #worksomewhereawesome ... See MoreSee Less

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Welcome to TPCH Michele, great to have you join our amazing team