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NAIDOC Week event celebrates culture

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.

12 July 2019|

Gregg’s a sustainability champion

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.

3 July 2019|

Meet Jess Burrows

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.

24 June 2019|

Neonatal to home service launches

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.

12 June 2019|

NDIS opens up a new world for Robbie

Persistence does matter and thanks to the Metro North team and support from the National Disability Insurance Scheme Robbie is now living a more fulfilling and safer life.

28 May 2019|

Research Excellence Awards 2019 announced

From the lab to the bedside, Metro North researchers are conducting ground-breaking research every day. Last night, our researchers were recognised for their stellar achievements at our annual Metro North Research Excellence Awards.

22 May 2019|

Medicine, motherhood and mentoring at MNHHS

As Executive Director of Clinical Services at Metro North HHS, Dr Elizabeth Whiting is one of the most senior female clinicians across the HHS. As Dr Whiting’s five daughters celebrate their incredibly accomplished mother today, they will also celebrate their fiercely independent grandmother – the woman who made sure ‘Liz’ would have the same opportunities as her four sons.

10 May 2019|

Measles alert for Brisbane

Metro North Public Health Unit has issued another measles alert following a confirmed case of the highly infectious disease on Brisbane’s northside, bringing the total number of cases recorded in Queensland in 2019 to 13.

17 April 2019|

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Our #RBWH cancer care team provides more than 160,000 treatments, consultations, procedures and other services every year!  Please join us by picking up your daffodil today or donating online to the #DaffodilDay Appeal, to help fund world-class cancer research.

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Our #RBWH cancer care team provides more than 160,000 treatments, consultations, procedures and other services every year! Please join us by picking up your daffodil today or donating online to the #DaffodilDay Appeal, to help fund world-class cancer research. ... See MoreSee Less

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Research is expensive and it has already been done: eat a vegan diet, exercise and meditate. None of this speculative expensive research bulldust.

How awesome is this! Our Chermside Community Health Centre staff have reached a whopping combined total of 5,500 years of caring and compassionate service across our community health facilities. Thank you so much – you are true healthcare heroes! Congratulations!

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How awesome is this! Our Chermside Community Health Centre staff have reached a whopping combined total of 5,500 years of caring and compassionate service across our community health facilities. Thank you so much – you are true healthcare heroes! Congratulations! ... See MoreSee Less

Our valued #volunteers at #Redcliffe Hospital always put in an award-winning performance  and this year they’ve been recognised with the People Focus Award the hospital’s excellence awards. Well done!

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Our valued #volunteers at #Redcliffe Hospital always put in an award-winning performance and this year they’ve been recognised with the People Focus Award the hospital’s excellence awards. Well done! ... See MoreSee Less

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Well done to all of our hard working Volunteers. We really appreciate your dedication, friendly smiles and assistance. Leanne Outpatients

Thoroughly deserved ... a great team 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

Great leadership Susan law ❤️

Awesome people..we are so lucky to have you!

Such a wonderful group! The never fail to bring a smile. Thanks for all you do 😍

Thank you Ladies, excellent job

WOW Redcliffe you’re getting a lot of awards!

Excellent work you all do

Great work and congratulations 👏👏👏

Congratulations lovely to see your smiles welcoming everyone each morning. Great way to start the day.

Fantastic

Couldn't do without them!

Beautiful people 😍

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So very proud to share this wonderful news! Our very own Alanna Geary has been awarded one of nursing’s highest honours -  a Fellowship of the Australian College of Nursing. Congratulations!

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So very proud to share this wonderful news! Our very own Alanna Geary has been awarded one of nursing’s highest honours - a Fellowship of the Australian College of Nursing. Congratulations! ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations Alanna

Wonderful achievement Alanna, inspiring

Such tremendous news and will deserved, congratulations again Alanna!! 👏🍾🎉

Brilliant! Congratulations Alanna. Well deserved 😊👍🏻😊

Congratulations Alanna, what an extraordinary achievement

Well deserved recognition! Congratulations Alanna.

Well done Alanna Geary...so well deserved. Congrats

Congratulations Alanna, amazing achievement.

Congratulations Alanna! From Donna Hilleard.

Congratulations Alanna. You are an Inspiration.

Congratulations Alanna.

Fantastic news Alanna Geary. Well deserved.

Congrats Alanna. You're awesome!

Congratulations Alanna. Great news

Always leading the way. Congratulations!

Congratulations Alanna

Congratulations Alanna!

Congratulations Alanna Geary what an incredible honour.

Congratulations Alanna Geary

Well done Alana 🎉

Congratulations Alanna.

You are so clever. Congratulations you have worked hard to get to where you are. Does this mean I need a very large envelope to put all your degrees etc on when I send you mail? 🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

Congrats!

Congratulations

Congratulations Alanna 😍

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Do you have what it takes to help lead #RBWH’s Women’s and Newborn Services #Nursing and #Midwifery team? We’re on the hunt for an incredible Assistant Nursing and Midwifery Director. Find out more at by clicking on the link below. #WorkforUsWednesday

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Do you have what it takes to help lead #RBWH’s Women’s and Newborn Services #Nursing and #Midwifery team? We’re on the hunt for an incredible Assistant Nursing and Midwifery Director. Find out more at by clicking on the link below. #WorkforUsWednesday ... See MoreSee Less

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Learn more about this position at: tinyurl.com/y5dzw8ur

Look at that amazing team 😍

You beautiful ladies 💜💜💜

Great team!

Hi Elisha!

Julia Brownlie

Shaylee McGregor

Sophia McLaren your dream job is up for grabs!

Kathryn Doyle Horsham, looking pretty!!!!

Amalia Macanas

Sydney Beckman! Look at you

Belinda Baker 🥰

Your famous Kathryn Doyle Horsham

Maet Pearson Debbie Harling Jordan Patamise do you know anyone?

Elisha 😍

Kathryn 🥰

Sydney Beckman Star of the show

Penny!!

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Our friendly Advanced Care Planners are holding free information sessions tomorrow about how to plan and prepare for end of life at the Healthy Ageing Expo at Brighton Wellness Hub.  #visionforbrighton #healthyageing #brightonwellnesshub

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Our friendly Advanced Care Planners are holding free information sessions tomorrow about how to plan and prepare for end of life at the Healthy Ageing Expo at Brighton Wellness Hub. #visionforbrighton #healthyageing #brightonwellnesshub ... See MoreSee Less

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Well done ladies, you do a great job xx

What a fantastic job you beautiful ladies do! Well done

Looking great there Ladeez!

Darling Michelle, caring beautiful lady xx

Patients in #Caboolture Hospitals Jasper Suite can now watch television while receiving dialysis treatment, thanks to our friends Gilbert, Rob, Stephen and the local #HeartSupportAustralia branch. Thanks for the support! #caringtogether

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Patients in #Caboolture Hospital's Jasper Suite can now watch television while receiving dialysis treatment, thanks to our friends Gilbert, Rob, Stephen and the local #HeartSupportAustralia branch. Thanks for the support! #caringtogether ... See MoreSee Less

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Well done 💐 thank you

Fantastic 👏

Awwww that's so sweet........thanks 💐

We’ve served up something special for our Food Services team at #Redcliffe Hospital –  this year’s Values in Action Award, as part of the hospital’s Staff Excellence Awards. Great work, team! #valuesinaction #worksomewhereawesome

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We’ve served up something special for our Food Services team at #Redcliffe Hospital – this year’s Values in Action Award, as part of the hospital’s Staff Excellence Awards. Great work, team! #valuesinaction #worksomewhereawesome ... See MoreSee Less

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Great job food services

🌟🌟So well deserved and what a great bunch of people caring for patients 🌟🌟

Congratulations Recognising an incredible team!

They say an army runs on its stomach... These wonderful folk make sure everyone faces their battles with one filled with good nutrition! Congratulations- well deserved team!

Congratulations Redcliffe Food Services. Great team effort. You do a wonderful job. 👍🏻 🥇 🥘

Thanks for all the nice food whilst visiting there,cheers to all

Well done Brooke, Pam and team. Well deserved!

Great work guys ☺

Congratulations Brooke and Pam and your team ⭐️⭐️

Congratulations Food Services, great team effort

Awesome job to the Redcliffe food service officers 👍

Nicest people, well deserved!

Oh how good is this ! Fantastic teamwork That goes straight to the pool room. Awsome job !

awesome .. congratulations to a great team effort 👏👏

Naw great job guys! ❤️ congratulations

Well that’s really cool. Well done to u & the team 😃

A very deserving winner

Very hardworking team .......congratulations 💐.......

💟Oh great team💟And for supplying our Pink cup cakes each year for Donatelife week 💟

Well done!

Well done Redcliffe!!

Good on u lovely food services team ❤️❤️❤️❤️

Well done!!

Congratulations to you all

Congratulations Team! 🎉

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Fit, healthy and back in the gym! PT Rob is now one of just 200 or so people worldwide to have a life-saving PEARS aortic implant, under an Australian-first program launched by #TPCH Cardiac Surgeon Dr Livia Williams and her team.

7NEWS Brisbane
A small device called "pears" is cutting down surgery times and keeping patients ticking. It's one of the biggest breakthroughs in cardiac medicine in decades.

www.7NEWS.com.au

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Yay !!! Well done .

Senior sports, tai chi, cooking demonstrations, sustainable living, Indigenous art sessions and theatre workshops are some of the great sessions being held during the Healthy Ageing Expo at the Brighton Wellness Hub from Wednesday 21 to Friday 23 August.

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Senior sports, tai chi, cooking demonstrations, sustainable living, Indigenous art sessions and theatre workshops are some of the great sessions being held during the Healthy Ageing Expo at the Brighton Wellness Hub from Wednesday 21 to Friday 23 August. ... See MoreSee Less

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View the program at bit.ly/2PcY61I

My friends father died after a flu shot.

Very good.

Nice!!!!

So so interesting 👌

Chris Thompson you and Marilyn Collins might enjoy some of the activities ❤️

Kate Smith

Heather Davis

Elaine Sutherland look at you go!

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