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News archive

Adam’s home away from home

Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital launched the highly anticipated Sony You Can Youth Cancer Centre last November, providing a fully dedicated space for young people undergoing cancer treatment away from hospital wards and waiting rooms. 

2 September 2020|

RBWH patient defies odds

The school pick-up run on Friday 31 July 2020 was one to remember for Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) patient Adam Freeman. After seven months in hospital, the 37-year-old father of four was finally able to greet his three sons at the school gate alongside wife Amy and daughter Makayla.

5 August 2020|

Savannah receives the gift of life

Savannah Fretwell is not your usual 16-year old. While most 16-year old girls are thinking about clothes and sleepovers with friends, Savannah Fretwell is thinking about how much she enjoys just being able to breathe easily again, thanks to the generosity of a complete stranger.

27 July 2020|

Metro North has risen to the challenge

Comprising clinicians, engineers, designers, manufacturers, health regulators, and government and academic experts, together this team has harnessed the power of digital modelling, 3D printing and injection moulding to boost the PPE supply chain.

30 March 2020|

Fake email – COVID-19

An email is circulating on social media and across the community contains incorrect information on COVID-19.

25 March 2020|

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6 hours ago

Nursing uniforms look a little different these days! 📸 Do you think you can guess the year this photo was taken for this month's #ThrowbackThursday? Here's a hint! Holden released their first station wagon in the same decade... 🚙🧐 ... See MoreSee Less

Nursing uniforms look a little different these days! 📸 Do you think you can guess the year this photo was taken for this months #ThrowbackThursday? Heres a hint! Holden released their first station wagon in the same decade... 🚙🧐

18 hours ago

It's hard to beat a job where you get to spend time with our tiniest and cutest patients (like baby Clyde here!) 🐣 Our #CabooltureHospital Home Maternity Services team is looking for a new Clinical Midwife to join their ranks. 🏡 Could this be you? Apply now - link in comments. #WorkForUsWednesday ... See MoreSee Less

Its hard to beat a job where you get to spend time with our tiniest and cutest patients (like baby Clyde here!) 🐣 Our #CabooltureHospital Home Maternity Services team is looking for a new Clinical Midwife to join their ranks. 🏡 Could this be you? Apply now - link in comments. #WorkforusWednesday

2 days ago

💥 20,000 tests! 💥 The team at our community drive through and hotel quarantine assessment clinics have risen to the challenge these last few months and have completed more than 20,000 COVID-19 tests. This doesn't include the rest of our Metro North facilities! 🤗

Thank you Queenslanders for doing the right thing and getting tested, and a special shout-out to our friendly and hard working testing staff, especially this #healthheroesweek! 🙌
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💥 20,000 tests! 💥 The team at our community drive through and hotel quarantine assessment clinics have risen to the challenge these last few months and have completed more than 20,000 COVID-19 tests. This doesnt include the rest of our Metro North facilities! 🤗

Thank you Queenslanders for doing the right thing and getting tested, and a special shout-out to our friendly and hard working testing staff, especially this #HealthHeroesWeek! 🙌

3 days ago

Do you think you can guess this viral condition? 🧐 Hint: it's not COVID-19! Check back next week for the answer. ... See MoreSee Less

Do you think you can guess this viral condition? 🧐 Hint: its not COVID-19! Check back next week for the answer.

4 days ago

This year we've been quick to adapt to the changing world around us. Our online services have come a long way in the last six months and mum Danika couldn't be happier with the expansion of our virtual diabetes clinics! ☺️

“It’s made life a lot easier to not have to travel or take time off of work to attend an appointment, as you often have to take the kids with you,” she says.

“The virtual clinics are more convenient without the travel and it feels like you are in the room with the Nurse Practitioner or doctor."

Have you found virtual appointments more convenient like Danika? Let us know in the comments! 🙌
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This year weve been quick to adapt to the changing world around us. Our online services have come a long way in the last six months and mum Danika couldnt be happier with the expansion of our virtual diabetes clinics! ☺️

“It’s made life a lot easier to not have to travel or take time off of work to attend an appointment, as you often have to take the kids with you,” she says.

“The virtual clinics are more convenient without the travel and it feels like you are in the room with the Nurse Practitioner or doctor.

Have you found virtual appointments more convenient like Danika? Let us know in the comments! 🙌