Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital’s (RBWH) world-first tele-cardiac investigation program has been awarded Best Technology at the European Society of Cardiology Congress.
Happy #ThinkyThursday! Since receiving a 2019 Clinician Research Fellowship, speech pathologist Dr Clare Burns has worked on improving patient’s access to healthcare, especially whose struggling with swallowing and communication disorders.
Registered nurse and proud Yidinji woman from the Atherton Tablelands, Sherry Holzapfel has joined Metro North as the new Director of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Unit (A&TSIHU).
Our #ThinkyThursday story today introduces Associate Professor and 2019 Clinician Research Fellowship recipient Andrew Mallett. The grant has allowed Andrew to hone in on his research into genetically or inherited kidney disease.
Introducing this week’s #ThinkyThursday Clinician Fellowship recipient Dr Don McLeod! Since receiving the Fellowship Dr McLeod has been able to delve deeper into the root causes and treatments of thyroid cancer.
Date: 21-23 August 2019
Time: 9.00 am – 2.00 pm
Venue: Brighton Wellness Hub Cnr Nineteenth Ave and Hornibrook Hwy Brighton Qld 4017
Residents in the Moreton Bay and North Brisbane area will be supported to live and age well at this year’s Healthy Ageing Expo during Seniors Week.
The second round of Metro North Clinical Research Fellowships is now open! Last year Dr Siok Tey was awarded one of give grants and since then has been able to enhance her research into cancer treatment.
It’s #ThinkyThursday! Today we take a look at how we can better provide dental healthcare to those who come from low socio-economic or disadvantaged backgrounds.
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.
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.
Deep brain stimulation treatment for Parkinson’s Disease patients at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) is giving a new lease on life to people who had lost all hope.
RBWH Executive Director David Rosengren, Director of Emergency and Trauma Centre Sean Rothwell and Director of Anaesthetics Kerstin Wyssusek were provided the opportunity to participate in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Boss Lift exercise as part of Operation Talisman Sabre.
North Lakes Diabetes and kidney disease patients can now access a 10-week intervention-based education and exercise program that empowers patients to better manage their own symptoms, while reducing public health wait lists for services.
Redcliffe Hospital is building a new multi-storey car park at the hospital. When completed in 2020, there will be more than 1,100 car spaces available at the hospital for our patients, visitors, and staff to use each day.
Staff and patients of The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) united for a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture at the hospital’s annual NAIDOC Week event on Wednesday.
Australia’s largest public health service has launched its plan to improve Indigenous health outcomes at a community NAIDOC celebration today.
Critical wait times for a cancer diagnosis in Queensland will be reduced following a $6.11 million expansion of Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) Radiopharmaceutical Centre for Excellence (Q-TRaCE).
More than 1,500 people joined in a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and community at the annual Metro North Caboolture NAIDOC family fun day on Tuesday.
Metro North Public Health Unit has issued a measles alert following a confirmed case of the highly infectious disease on Brisbane’s northside.
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.
Indigenous babies born in Brisbane north will be able to track their first year of healthcare with a unique record book.
Meet Jess Burrows, The Prince Charles Hospital’s 30-something year old, camera-toting, tornado-chasing theatre nurse known for her endless supply of daggy humour.
Neonatal to home service launches. First time parents Kristy and Lachlan Black were the first to be welcomed into the new service in May following a five week stay in the neonatal unit for baby Lincoln.
Metro North’s Deadly Start program was Highly Commended in the partnership category of the Queensland Reconciliation Awards. Pictured at the awards are accepted by Cecilia Anson, Tamika Kai Birch, Vivienne Hassed and Paul Drahm.
The inaugural #Nextcare Health Conference was an extraordinary two days of development and learning for healthcare leaders from across the globe, looking to connect, inspire and transform their careers.