Two Indigenous courtesy phones have been installed at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) designed to streamline access for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients to maternity, mental health and hospital liaison services.
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.
Caboolture Hospital one of three hospitals to receive Queensland Health funding to develop and trial initiatives to improve the medical journey for frail patients.
Staff, patients and the community are celebrating 25 years of caring and compassion at Caboolture Hospital.
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.
Disadvantages and homeless adults now have access to free dental care thanks to an innovative oral health partnership. The Priority Access Program, delivered by the University of Queensland (UQ) School of Dentistry and Metro North’s Community and Oral Health Service, is seeing dental screening being provided at community organisations such as the Salvation Army and The Wesley Mission in Brisbane’s inner city.
Brisbane North PHN Executive Manager Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs Paul Martin joined Metro North Mental Health Executive Director Professor Brett Emmerson AM and Queensland Mental Health Commissioner Ivan Frkovic to launch Planning for Wellbeing.
Almost 250 runners and walkers from Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital are feeling the burn after participating in the 15th annual QSuper and RBWH Race to the Roof.
Jenny Strachan is one of more than 474,000 unpaid carers in Queensland who provide care and support to a family member. However, like many other carers she often puts her own health needs on hold.
For more than 40 years now, Redcliffe Hospital has been caring for its community. As our community continues to grow and change, we’re upgrading, renovating, and refurbishing the hospital’s facilities and supporting infrastructure.
Metro North Hospital and Health Service has moved quickly to suspend a staff member who was charged overnight with a range of offences.
Queensland community leaders are urged to apply for Hospital and Health Board positions to help deliver high-quality public health services in their local regions.
The new $340 million specialist public health facility under construction at the Herston Health Precinct will be named the Surgical, Treatment and Rehabilitation Service (STARS).
Nearly 50,000 women have received free breast screens in the past 10 years through BreastScreen Queensland’s Kippa-Ring Service.
The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) is seeking suitable people to undergo scanning as part of an international trial aimed at detecting and treating lung cancer before it becomes fatal.
I am Clay and I am a proud Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander man. This is my story as told to Gai-Maree Cain.
Staying connected and having meaningful conversations is something we can all do. You don't need to be an expert - just a good friend and a great listener. So, if you notice someone who might be struggling - start a conversation.
What a farm-tastic effort from our #Caboolture Hospital crew who collected $2200 in one day for farmers doing it tough in the drought - and they looked good doing it! Thanks everyone for your generosity. #caringtogether
Australian researchers nab first ever win at prestigious US Military Health System Research Symposium
The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital’s Professor Michael Reade and his research team including Dr Anthony Holley have been the first Australians to win an award at the US Military Health System Research Symposium, the largest military clinical science conference worldwide.
Metro North researchers were in the national spotlight overnight, taking out a prestigious Australian Museum Eureka Prize.
Kippa Ring school students are learning how to prevent tooth decay and take care of their teeth through Metro North Hospitals and Health Service’s Fluoride Varnish Program.
Critically ill patients travelling from Caboolture Hospital will benefit from a new state-of-the-art patient transport stretcher.
A medical program developed at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital is successfully keeping elderly aged care residents out of hospital and reducing demand on emergency departments.
North Brisbane’s biggest and best Healthy Ageing Expo is supporting people to live and age well as part of Seniors Week.
As part of its annual ‘Kindness in July’ initiative Caboolture and Kilcoy Hospitals set out to collect 250 pairs of thongs to help rural and remote patients access care for the ‘Walk a mile in my thongs’ program.