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Continuing the legacy of a legend

November 17, 2017|

More than 200 distinguished guests gathered to honour the legacy of Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital’s first neurosurgeon at the annual Jamieson Oration on Thursday evening.

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150th RBWH Art Awards

Date: 1 November - 8 December 2017
Venue: Artspace and Atrium, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital

The inaugural RBWH Art Awards are a creative opportunity for staff, patients and the wider community to celebrate and commemorate the RBWH’s people and places over the past 150 years.

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We love our nurses! A big congratulations to our #RBWH mental health nursing graduates who today completed their last transition and support education day. Legends!

16 November 2017

We love our nurses! A big congratulations to our #RBWH mental health nursing graduates who today completed their last transition and support education day. Legends! ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Stellar effort! Kylie you were a wonderful student to teach when u weren't on holidays that is 😂

Awesome work everyone!! Wake up, Craig 😛

Well done all of you especially our beautiful daughter -in-law Andrea Davidson Blount 😊

Congratulations Kate Currey. Love you and safe travels 💕

Congratulations Craig O'Beirne on an awesome achievement x

Well done Kate Currey have a fabulous holiday!

Congratulations Kate Currey 🏥!

Raymond Logan check out that jumper

And LCCH grads too!!!! Well done guys.

Hayley you little fox. Well done!!

Good job tsp group of 2017!!

Congratulation guys 2017 grads!

yay great job guys!

Well done, 2017 grads!

Congratulations!!! 🥂🎊

Congrats everyone!

Well done guys! 🙆

Well done you lot

Well done 👍

Great effort

Well done

Good work guys, you made it! 🙂

Congrats Nate! 👏🏻

Congrats Kate Currey❤️

Triina Ali yay you 💞

+ View more comments

We ❤️ psych! Give it up for #RBWH Mental Healths Nadine, Shannon and Gail. These lovely ladies manned the cupcake table for #NationalPsychologyWeek

15 November 2017

We ❤️ psych! Give it up for #RBWH Mental Health's Nadine, Shannon and Gail. These lovely ladies manned the cupcake table for #NationalPsychologyWeek ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Go psychology team!!!!

Great work ladies!

and a week too late, i missed out again

Our #RBWH Diabetes Team are marking #WorldDiabetesDay today to raise awareness for one of our fastest growing health issues!

14 November 2017

Our #RBWH Diabetes Team are marking #WorldDiabetesDay today to raise awareness for one of our fastest growing health issues! ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Sarah Wilson you get about!!

Social worker Suzettes brilliant painting is now on show as part of the #RBWH Art Awards exhibition! You can vote for your favourite for the People’s Choice Award via the slips at ArtSpace 🖌️🖍️✏️

10 November 2017

Social worker Suzette's brilliant painting is now on show as part of the #RBWH Art Awards exhibition! You can vote for your favourite for the People’s Choice Award via the slips at ArtSpace 🖌️🖍️✏️ ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

its lovely

Saw this and thought of you and your wife today Lee Maskiell 💜❤🌳🦋

Walk by many times a day. I like this one the most.

Stunning!

Catherine Spucches

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Latest news


Continuing the legacy of a legend

November 17, 2017|

More than 200 distinguished guests gathered to honour the legacy of Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital’s first neurosurgeon at the annual Jamieson Oration on Thursday evening.

More news

Events


Aged Care Conference

Date: 9-11 August 2017
Venue: Education Centre, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Herston

Hosted by Metro North Hospital and Health Service this conference is attended by delegates from across Australia to look at the many topics concerning aged care.

Older Persons Mental Health Statewide Symposium

Date: 25 August 2017
Venue: Education Centre, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Herston

The Older Persons’ Mental Health Statewide Symposium is held annually and brings together delegates from medical, nursing and allied health professions. The full-day program covers important issues impacting on communities and older residents.

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Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital

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Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

Cnr Butterfield St and
Bowen Bridge Rd
HERSTON QLD 4029

Phone: (07) 3646 8111

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Maps & directions
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Visiting hours & wards
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We love our nurses! A big congratulations to our #RBWH mental health nursing graduates who today completed their last transition and support education day. Legends!

16 November 2017

We love our nurses! A big congratulations to our #RBWH mental health nursing graduates who today completed their last transition and support education day. Legends! ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Stellar effort! Kylie you were a wonderful student to teach when u weren't on holidays that is 😂

Awesome work everyone!! Wake up, Craig 😛

Well done all of you especially our beautiful daughter -in-law Andrea Davidson Blount 😊

Congratulations Kate Currey. Love you and safe travels 💕

Congratulations Craig O'Beirne on an awesome achievement x

Well done Kate Currey have a fabulous holiday!

Congratulations Kate Currey 🏥!

Raymond Logan check out that jumper

And LCCH grads too!!!! Well done guys.

Hayley you little fox. Well done!!

Good job tsp group of 2017!!

Congratulation guys 2017 grads!

yay great job guys!

Well done, 2017 grads!

Congratulations!!! 🥂🎊

Congrats everyone!

Well done guys! 🙆

Well done you lot

Well done 👍

Great effort

Well done

Good work guys, you made it! 🙂

Congrats Nate! 👏🏻

Congrats Kate Currey❤️

Triina Ali yay you 💞

+ View more comments

We ❤️ psych! Give it up for #RBWH Mental Healths Nadine, Shannon and Gail. These lovely ladies manned the cupcake table for #NationalPsychologyWeek

15 November 2017

We ❤️ psych! Give it up for #RBWH Mental Health's Nadine, Shannon and Gail. These lovely ladies manned the cupcake table for #NationalPsychologyWeek ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Go psychology team!!!!

Great work ladies!

and a week too late, i missed out again

Our #RBWH Diabetes Team are marking #WorldDiabetesDay today to raise awareness for one of our fastest growing health issues!

14 November 2017

Our #RBWH Diabetes Team are marking #WorldDiabetesDay today to raise awareness for one of our fastest growing health issues! ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Sarah Wilson you get about!!

Queensland Milk Bank

13 November 2017

Queensland Milk Bank
A big thank you to all the mums who donated! We have received over 300 emails looking to help our tiniest patients. But we always need more, if you want to donate please contact us at milk_bank_rbwh@health.qld.gov.au
... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Elly Franks

Narelle wakley

Peta Fidelle Hammant

Jessamy Ross ✋✋

Bonny Simmonds 😉

Nicole Finn

Always forever grateful. You fed our premmie 😍😍😍

Ashlea Tither

Rebecca Clark

Louise Gordon

Hayley Anderson

Jen Murphy

+ View more comments

Social worker Suzettes brilliant painting is now on show as part of the #RBWH Art Awards exhibition! You can vote for your favourite for the People’s Choice Award via the slips at ArtSpace 🖌️🖍️✏️

10 November 2017

Social worker Suzette's brilliant painting is now on show as part of the #RBWH Art Awards exhibition! You can vote for your favourite for the People’s Choice Award via the slips at ArtSpace 🖌️🖍️✏️ ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

its lovely

Saw this and thought of you and your wife today Lee Maskiell 💜❤🌳🦋

Walk by many times a day. I like this one the most.

Stunning!

Catherine Spucches

+ View more comments

Calling all generous mums! We need your help, our stocks are very low. Breast milk is vital for premature babies, can you donate? Contact milk_bank_rbwh@health.qld.gov.au and please share this with other mums.

3 November 2017

Calling all generous mums! We need your help, our stocks are very low. Breast milk is vital for premature babies, can you donate? Contact milk_bank_rbwh@health.qld.gov.au and please share this with other mums. ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Kristie Noviello aww we should do this when we finish feeding our babies

Maeve Terare Lauren Gumz

Reneena Dinham

Jade Williams

Too bad my bubba is over one now 🙁

Shared! Our premature twins needed your milk, our baby boy had surgery at day 1 and was too tiny and fragile to tolerate formula, he needed this donor milk so badly. ❤️

I would gladly donate but my baby is 1yr2mths now.

Do you take colostrum?

Can I donate if I'm in Sydney?

Lauren Orphanos

Emily Rosario

Such a shame we can’t donate if lived in UK in the 1980/90s.

Tara Ryton-Malden maybe ask them?

Tanêsshaa Lêigh

Dannielle Scott

Jamii Wilson

Samantha Harper

Danielle La'Belle

Sharon English

Blaze Hollis

Susie Bryant

Hayley Quinn

More coming your way early next month. Xx

Do you have any left Megan Henderson?

Happy to Donate, still feeding my 8 month old. How do I start? What's required? x

+ View more comments

7 News Brisbane

6 August 2017

Some more great news about our RBWH Milk Bank.

7 News Brisbane
The youngest patients at Caboolture Hospital now have access to a precious commodity.

The Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital's "Milk Bank For Life" is providing breast milk and has donated a freezer to help mums and premmie bubs get the best start.

7 News on Instagram: instagram.com/7NewsQueensland

#7News
... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

This is great news!

12 June 2017

Another lovely story being shared from one of our donor mums.
Hi There,

Like many parents, the day Maxi was born was life changing. He arrived a
few days early in 3 quick and traumatic hours. He was undiagnosed breech,
and complications arose which landed him in NICU at RBWH for nearly a week.
It was the longest week of our lives as we anxiously awaited test results
for brain damage. Being full term in NICU amongst predominantly premmie
babies, Maxi looked huge! I remember looking around at the tiny little
babies and the faces of parents who just wanted their children to be
bigger, healthier and home with them.

I was very lucky to have an extremely plentiful milk supply and when I
commented this at my 6 week check up, the Milk Bank was suggested. It could
not have been an easier to arrange. My husband would drop it all off on his
way to work and didn't even have to leave the car! I

It just felt so wonderful to give back in such a meaningful way and I plan
on doing so again. I owe my son's life to the RBWH, and this small but
important act is a way I can say thank you.

Kind regards,

Nicky.
... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

So amazing!!! Xx

Making a big difference to the tummies of many little people Nicky Beecham. Well done 👏🏼

I wish this was an option when I had my babies ❤️I could have fed the whole ward was the giggle at mater private with my supply 😂. My mother in law was able to use the gift of her milk at the Gympie hospital more than 40 years ago- amazing! So glad 😁 it's back as being seen as acceptable

The gift of giving...I think it's an awesome way to become famous Nik!

12 May 2017

It is time to share another mums story.

The day that our son William was welcomed in to the world was an absolute whirlwind. Born at 31+1 weeks, to say that we were surprised by his arrival would be an understatement. Neither my husband nor I knew much about babies, let alone prematurity, but we very quickly learned thanks to the exceptional team at the RBWH.

The most overwhelming desire in the early days was wanting to do anything and everything that I could to give our new baby the best chance at health. Any moment that I wasn't in the NICU, I was in the ward, expressing as much colostrum/milk that my body would allow. Every ml was a celebration, but it was also a very laborious task.

After a couple of exhausting days, I recall one of the many amazing nurses coming to talk to us about the possibility of using donor milk to supplement my supply - I had never heard of it, let alone considered using it. But after asking a few questions, we were delighted to accept the generous offer.

As days went by, my supply began to increase, and I was soon able to express enough for my son, as well as a surplus for the freezer. After 33 days in hospital, we were given the news that we were going home, with our healthy son. Upon discharge, it was a privilege to 'give back' and donate my excess frozen milk. I continued expressing once we formed a routine and was so pleased to donate a second carton of milk. It was exceptionally rewarding and very simple; The team at the RBWH Milk Bank took care of it all. A simple blood test, lifestyle questionnaire and being home when the courier came was all I had to do. That's it!

Six months on, we are so pleased to share that our son is doing wonderfully. And to the Mum who so kindly donated the milk that our son had in his early days, thank you.

Thank you 🙂

GL
... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

If you have a story that you would like to share please send them to our email at the milk bank and I will post for you. I love sharing all our mums stories x

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HERSTON QLD 4029

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Visiting hours & wards
Feedback

Latest news


Continuing the legacy of a legend

November 17, 2017|

More than 200 distinguished guests gathered to honour the legacy of Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital’s first neurosurgeon at the annual Jamieson Oration on Thursday evening.

More news

Events


Aged Care Conference

Date: 9-11 August 2017
Venue: Education Centre, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Herston

Hosted by Metro North Hospital and Health Service this conference is attended by delegates from across Australia to look at the many topics concerning aged care.

More events

/ MetroNorthHHS

We love our nurses! A big congratulations to our #RBWH mental health nursing graduates who today completed their last transition and support education day. Legends!

16 November 2017

We love our nurses! A big congratulations to our #RBWH mental health nursing graduates who today completed their last transition and support education day. Legends! ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Stellar effort! Kylie you were a wonderful student to teach when u weren't on holidays that is 😂

Awesome work everyone!! Wake up, Craig 😛

Well done all of you especially our beautiful daughter -in-law Andrea Davidson Blount 😊

Congratulations Kate Currey. Love you and safe travels 💕

Congratulations Craig O'Beirne on an awesome achievement x

Well done Kate Currey have a fabulous holiday!

Congratulations Kate Currey 🏥!

Raymond Logan check out that jumper

And LCCH grads too!!!! Well done guys.

Hayley you little fox. Well done!!

Good job tsp group of 2017!!

Congratulation guys 2017 grads!

yay great job guys!

Well done, 2017 grads!

Congratulations!!! 🥂🎊

Congrats everyone!

Well done guys! 🙆

Well done you lot

Well done 👍

Great effort

Well done

Good work guys, you made it! 🙂

Congrats Nate! 👏🏻

Congrats Kate Currey❤️

Triina Ali yay you 💞

+ View more comments

We ❤️ psych! Give it up for #RBWH Mental Healths Nadine, Shannon and Gail. These lovely ladies manned the cupcake table for #NationalPsychologyWeek

15 November 2017

We ❤️ psych! Give it up for #RBWH Mental Health's Nadine, Shannon and Gail. These lovely ladies manned the cupcake table for #NationalPsychologyWeek ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Go psychology team!!!!

Great work ladies!

and a week too late, i missed out again

Our #RBWH Diabetes Team are marking #WorldDiabetesDay today to raise awareness for one of our fastest growing health issues!

14 November 2017

Our #RBWH Diabetes Team are marking #WorldDiabetesDay today to raise awareness for one of our fastest growing health issues! ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Sarah Wilson you get about!!

Queensland Milk Bank

13 November 2017

Queensland Milk Bank
A big thank you to all the mums who donated! We have received over 300 emails looking to help our tiniest patients. But we always need more, if you want to donate please contact us at milk_bank_rbwh@health.qld.gov.au
... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Elly Franks

Narelle wakley

Peta Fidelle Hammant

Jessamy Ross ✋✋

Bonny Simmonds 😉

Nicole Finn

Always forever grateful. You fed our premmie 😍😍😍

Ashlea Tither

Rebecca Clark

Louise Gordon

Hayley Anderson

Jen Murphy

+ View more comments

Social worker Suzettes brilliant painting is now on show as part of the #RBWH Art Awards exhibition! You can vote for your favourite for the People’s Choice Award via the slips at ArtSpace 🖌️🖍️✏️

10 November 2017

Social worker Suzette's brilliant painting is now on show as part of the #RBWH Art Awards exhibition! You can vote for your favourite for the People’s Choice Award via the slips at ArtSpace 🖌️🖍️✏️ ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

its lovely

Saw this and thought of you and your wife today Lee Maskiell 💜❤🌳🦋

Walk by many times a day. I like this one the most.

Stunning!

Catherine Spucches

+ View more comments

Calling all generous mums! We need your help, our stocks are very low. Breast milk is vital for premature babies, can you donate? Contact milk_bank_rbwh@health.qld.gov.au and please share this with other mums.

3 November 2017

Calling all generous mums! We need your help, our stocks are very low. Breast milk is vital for premature babies, can you donate? Contact milk_bank_rbwh@health.qld.gov.au and please share this with other mums. ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Kristie Noviello aww we should do this when we finish feeding our babies

Maeve Terare Lauren Gumz

Reneena Dinham

Jade Williams

Too bad my bubba is over one now 🙁

Shared! Our premature twins needed your milk, our baby boy had surgery at day 1 and was too tiny and fragile to tolerate formula, he needed this donor milk so badly. ❤️

I would gladly donate but my baby is 1yr2mths now.

Do you take colostrum?

Can I donate if I'm in Sydney?

Lauren Orphanos

Emily Rosario

Such a shame we can’t donate if lived in UK in the 1980/90s.

Tara Ryton-Malden maybe ask them?

Tanêsshaa Lêigh

Dannielle Scott

Jamii Wilson

Samantha Harper

Danielle La'Belle

Sharon English

Blaze Hollis

Susie Bryant

Hayley Quinn

More coming your way early next month. Xx

Do you have any left Megan Henderson?

Happy to Donate, still feeding my 8 month old. How do I start? What's required? x

+ View more comments

7 News Brisbane

6 August 2017

Some more great news about our RBWH Milk Bank.

7 News Brisbane
The youngest patients at Caboolture Hospital now have access to a precious commodity.

The Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital's "Milk Bank For Life" is providing breast milk and has donated a freezer to help mums and premmie bubs get the best start.

7 News on Instagram: instagram.com/7NewsQueensland

#7News
... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

This is great news!

12 June 2017

Another lovely story being shared from one of our donor mums.
Hi There,

Like many parents, the day Maxi was born was life changing. He arrived a
few days early in 3 quick and traumatic hours. He was undiagnosed breech,
and complications arose which landed him in NICU at RBWH for nearly a week.
It was the longest week of our lives as we anxiously awaited test results
for brain damage. Being full term in NICU amongst predominantly premmie
babies, Maxi looked huge! I remember looking around at the tiny little
babies and the faces of parents who just wanted their children to be
bigger, healthier and home with them.

I was very lucky to have an extremely plentiful milk supply and when I
commented this at my 6 week check up, the Milk Bank was suggested. It could
not have been an easier to arrange. My husband would drop it all off on his
way to work and didn't even have to leave the car! I

It just felt so wonderful to give back in such a meaningful way and I plan
on doing so again. I owe my son's life to the RBWH, and this small but
important act is a way I can say thank you.

Kind regards,

Nicky.
... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

So amazing!!! Xx

Making a big difference to the tummies of many little people Nicky Beecham. Well done 👏🏼

I wish this was an option when I had my babies ❤️I could have fed the whole ward was the giggle at mater private with my supply 😂. My mother in law was able to use the gift of her milk at the Gympie hospital more than 40 years ago- amazing! So glad 😁 it's back as being seen as acceptable

The gift of giving...I think it's an awesome way to become famous Nik!

12 May 2017

It is time to share another mums story.

The day that our son William was welcomed in to the world was an absolute whirlwind. Born at 31+1 weeks, to say that we were surprised by his arrival would be an understatement. Neither my husband nor I knew much about babies, let alone prematurity, but we very quickly learned thanks to the exceptional team at the RBWH.

The most overwhelming desire in the early days was wanting to do anything and everything that I could to give our new baby the best chance at health. Any moment that I wasn't in the NICU, I was in the ward, expressing as much colostrum/milk that my body would allow. Every ml was a celebration, but it was also a very laborious task.

After a couple of exhausting days, I recall one of the many amazing nurses coming to talk to us about the possibility of using donor milk to supplement my supply - I had never heard of it, let alone considered using it. But after asking a few questions, we were delighted to accept the generous offer.

As days went by, my supply began to increase, and I was soon able to express enough for my son, as well as a surplus for the freezer. After 33 days in hospital, we were given the news that we were going home, with our healthy son. Upon discharge, it was a privilege to 'give back' and donate my excess frozen milk. I continued expressing once we formed a routine and was so pleased to donate a second carton of milk. It was exceptionally rewarding and very simple; The team at the RBWH Milk Bank took care of it all. A simple blood test, lifestyle questionnaire and being home when the courier came was all I had to do. That's it!

Six months on, we are so pleased to share that our son is doing wonderfully. And to the Mum who so kindly donated the milk that our son had in his early days, thank you.

Thank you 🙂

GL
... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

If you have a story that you would like to share please send them to our email at the milk bank and I will post for you. I love sharing all our mums stories x

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