Staff at The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) will wear yellow on 17 March for World Delirium Day, to raise awareness about one of the most under-diagnosed and misunderstood cognitive conditions worldwide.
Leading researchers at Metro North Hospital and Health Service and QUT have been awarded more than $500,000 from the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund to assist with their work into virus reduction from surfaces.
Six-year-old student, Elliot, has won $1000 worth of books for Caboolture Special School, after suggesting the name ‘Lifty Shifty’ for one of the tower cranes to be installed at the Caboolture Hospital Redevelopment construction site.
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) has been named as one of five Australian health services to be recognised in the International Hospital Federation’s (IHF) Beyond the Call of Duty for COVID-19 recognition program.
Outstanding staff achievements were on show at the annual Metro North Staff Excellence Awards.
From more than 140 nominations, judges selected winners and highly commended recipients from across the health service.
Clinicians and Researchers from The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) and the University of Queensland (UQ) have developed whole lung lavage, a ground-breaking new treatment that provides hope to those suffering with artificial stone silicosis.
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