Indigenous Health Liaison Officers (IHLO) play a vital role at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH), helping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients and their families navigate their health.
When a patient visits the Caboolture Satellite Hospital Minor Injury and Illness Clinic, their assessment by the triage team is one of the most important first steps undertaken to ensure that patients receive the most appropriate care.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are nine times more likely to have a cardiac event before they’re 45. Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital emergency physician Professor Louise Cullen is working to change that.
Redcliffe Hospital dietitian Alyce Nissen has over ten years' experience working with surgical patients in her profession, and she knows better than most that the healthier a patient is before surgery, the easier and faster their recovery will be.
After two decades of supporting the smooth running of community-based health care services and facilities across Pine Rivers, Aspley, Chermside and Caboolture, Facility Manager Tania Stewart says there are still new things to learn every day.
Keeping more than 30 health facilities operational and the ability to plan for the unplannable is what sets Community and Oral Health Building, Engineering and Maintenance Services (BEMS) Manager Matt Smith apart.