Patients undergoing dialysis at Caboolture Hospital will be able to watch their favourite TV shows, after the donation of two new digital televisions by the Heart Support Australia (HSA) Caboolture Branch.
Board positions available in 2020 across all Hospital and Health Boards are now advertised.
This week #ThinkyThursday looks at preserving and extending the shelf-life of blood products and resuscitation fluids from five days to two years! As a member of the Australian Defence Force, Professor Michael Reade hopes this research will benefit patients as well as those in the military.
Ramone Close is passionate about bringing the game of football (soccer) to Indigenous youth across Australia.
The Staff Excellence Awards allow us to recognise the amazing work happening across the health service and the commitment staff make every day to our values - respect, teamwork, compassion, integrity and high performance. Congratulations to all the winners, highly commended and finalists.
This #ThinkyThursday takes us to Caboolture Hospital’s Emergency Department. Dr Sean Clark is piloting a project to quickly identify patients at risk of non-specific medication related events who are presented to the ED. His focus on quality healthcare will benefit the many ED patients presented every year.
Metro North is delivering an innovative new Falls Community Referral Pathway trial to reduce the rate of falls and fall injuries for the elderly aged over 65 in their homes.
This #ThinkyThursday we look at a trial of ground-breaking robotic technology which can help physicians explore virtual maps of patient’s lungs and airways to detect and sample lung nodules for cancer.
Caboolture Hospital’s research is helping to better coordinate care for children. Read how this #ThinkyThursday research is helping kids like Ruby!
Metro North Public Health Unit has issued a measles alert following a confirmed case of the highly infectious disease on Brisbane’s northside.
It’s #ThinkyThursday! Clinical Research Coordinator for #TPCH Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre Michelle Woods is changing lives. CF patient Tracey has been able to start full-time work for the first time in almost 20 years!
The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre is trialling a breakthrough drug that could allow patients to live decades longer, by turning the acutely fatal disease into a manageable condition.
Dr Catherine Forristal joined Redcliffe Hospital’s Emergency Department last year as its first Research Manager. This #ThinkyThursday recognises the incredible work Catherine is doing to drive research in the ED.
Special therapeutic activity kits designed to reduce the stress and trauma faced by people with dementia when presenting to hospital for emergency care will be tested as part of a new trial commencing at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in September.
Cancer sufferer Charles Knight has always had a love of woodwork and hand crafting wonderful things.
#ThinkyThursday this week takes us to the team at #TPCH. Here, under Professor Kwun Fong’s leadership, they are working on a trial to detect lung cancer in early stages and are already saving lives!
Redcliffe Hospital is asking its local community to take extra precautions at home, and when visiting the hospital, during a community-wide increase in gastro-like illnesses.
#ThinkyThursday this week showcases Dr Alison Mudge. Since receiving the Clinician Research Fellowship, Alison has been able to take the next step with her research into delirium prevention.
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.