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2024 Cancer Care Services Preceptorship for General Practitioners

Date: Saturday 20 July 2024
Time: 8:30 am registration, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Venue: Face to Face

Throughout this program we want to provide you with a greater knowledge of the treatment provided and processes at Cancer Care Services RBWH for patients and how this information can be applied to your practice. We look forward to your participation throughout the day.

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It will almost be 45 years to the day when nurse Angela first started in the renal unit at the RBWH on 4 June 1979, which is why she has chosen the special date to be her last working day as a nurse. 

Angela was part of the establishment of the satellite dialysis unit at Sandgate (which has since relocated to Redcliffe Hospital) which was the first satellite dialysis unit in Australia.

I have always been fascinated by kidneys. The satellite facilities have been a great love of my life other than my family, but it is time to hang up my cannulas and stethoscope, Angela said. ♥️

I have had the pleasure of working with technology and watching that change over the years and being able to get to know patients on a deep level that they become part of your family - I look after them how I would like to be looked after.

I’m a gardener I will get back into quilting, a bit of travelling, and road trips.

#ShoutoutSaturday 👏 to Angela for her dedication to the renal department and happy retirement!
25 May 2024

It will almost be 45 years to the day when nurse Angela first started in the renal unit at the RBWH on 4 June 1979, which is why she has chosen the special date to be her last working day as a nurse.

Angela was part of the establishment of the satellite dialysis unit at Sandgate (which has since relocated to Redcliffe Hospital) which was the first satellite dialysis unit in Australia.

"I have always been fascinated by kidneys. The satellite facilities have been a great love of my life other than my family, but it is time to hang up my cannulas and stethoscope," Angela said. ♥️

"I have had the pleasure of working with technology and watching that change over the years and being able to get to know patients on a deep level that they become part of your family - I look after them how I would like to be looked after.

"I’m a gardener I will get back into quilting, a bit of travelling, and road trips."

#ShoutoutSaturday 👏 to Angela for her dedication to the renal department and happy retirement!
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Amazing career Angela. Lovely working with you all those years ago. Congratulations on your retirement- enjoy! ❤️

Oh Angela - you will be missed! Your experience and care for all the patients has been second to none. I haven't seen you for a while now but I wish you all the best xx

Congratulations Angela on a outstanding Nursing Career I hope you enjoy your retirement 👏🏻 Gardening is so rewarding and relaxing 👍

Oh, that’s lovely, Angela! There wouldn’t be many that have accrued the years you have in Dialysis at RBH!

Angela, what an amazing legacy you have created 🩵 Wishing you many years of health and happiness in your retirement 🩵 You’ll be missed!

Congratulations Angela. Enjoy your well deserved retirement. Thank you for serving the kidney health community. Amazing achievement

Happy retirement Angela! Well deserved. I will think of you fondly with your attention to detail and wonderful patient care x

Happy retirement. Always such a professional and wonderful patient advocate.

That's beautiful Angela ❤️ I'm so lucky to have had the chance to work with you 🥰

Thanks Angela for all of your professional nursing care of people with kidney disease.

Congratulations Angela! We will miss you 💜

Congratulations Angela, enjoy your well deserved retirement ❤️

Well done Angela, enjoy your retirement 💐

It’s been such a pleasure to work with you Angela! You will be missed 💕

Now that is impressive! Enjoy your retirement lovely 🩷

Happy retirement Angela 😘

Love this!! 🥹. You’re amazing Angela! 💕

Thanks everyone for your heart warming comments, I'm only a part of a fabulous team, for which it is all worthwhile.

Thank you all you have done

Congrats Ang.

Juliana Mukhina

Rusty Hamilton

Thank you 💖

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Did you know there are technically four main blood groups? A, B, AB, O and then when we have positive and negative variations known as the Rhesus (Rh) system. 🩸

A persons Rhesus type is determined by a pair of genes, each one inherited from one parent. Blood is either Rh-positive or Rh-negative, depending on whether the inherited protein is present or absent. 

But what happens in the situation where a pregnant mother has rhesus negative blood and the baby in utero has rhesus positive blood? We chat to Renuka, the clinical lead for maternal fetal medicine at RBWH about the topic. 👩‍🍼

Rhesus disease is a condition where antibodies in a pregnant womans blood attack her babys blood cells, and if left untreated it can cause the baby to become anaemic and develop newborn jaundice, Renuka said. 

We now have the ability to test the fetal blood type from 12 weeks like a NIPT test, using the mother’s blood. If you are RhD negative, with negative antibodies and the baby is positive, you will be offered Anti-D immunoglobin to avoid forming antibodies. In some mothers, due to the high risk of baby being anaemic, their babies will require blood transfusions in utero.
24 May 2024

Did you know there are technically four main blood groups? A, B, AB, O and then when we have positive and negative variations known as the Rhesus (Rh) system. 🩸

A person's Rhesus type is determined by a pair of genes, each one inherited from one parent. Blood is either Rh-positive or Rh-negative, depending on whether the inherited protein is present or absent.

But what happens in the situation where a pregnant mother has rhesus negative blood and the baby in utero has rhesus positive blood? We chat to Renuka, the clinical lead for maternal fetal medicine at RBWH about the topic. 👩‍🍼

"Rhesus disease is a condition where antibodies in a pregnant woman's blood attack her baby's blood cells, and if left untreated it can cause the baby to become anaemic and develop newborn jaundice," Renuka said.

"We now have the ability to test the fetal blood type from 12 weeks like a NIPT test, using the mother’s blood. If you are RhD negative, with negative antibodies and the baby is positive, you will be offered Anti-D immunoglobin to avoid forming antibodies. In some mothers, due to the high risk of baby being anaemic, their babies will require blood transfusions in utero."
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Go mum!!

Great work Renuka. I had Anti-D during my pregnancy with my daughter x

One of the best! Love your work Doctor! 🩵

Blessed to work with the best!

Thanks everyone, couldn’t do this work without a great team that I work with 🤗

Renuka you have always been amazing 👏

You’re the best Renuka!! ❤️

Beautiful Renuka!!! 💕💕 An Angel in disguise!

Renuka is amazing 🥰🥰

The best 💗

Renuka is the best 😍

This absolute legend ❤️

Renuka! X

Nen Seymour have you met Renuka?

❤️

🙌

I Can’t stop taking natural remedies because it calms me down from depression, I'm speaking from experience when I say that pills don't always work for everyone. I've had this terrible mental health issue for a long time, but it wasn'tuntil I found herbalist Ehijatorherbal home on Facebook that he used natural remedies to treat my anxiety and depressive disorder. He also treats patients with ADHD, OCD, PTSD, and bipolar. Attempt to find him 👇👇 www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61558311568772

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After undergoing a laryngectomy, Brien spent the next 18 years helping others going through the same thing, volunteering as a Laryngectomy Support Visitor in RBWH’s speech pathology department.

Briens procedure meant the removal of his voice box, which can lead to significant changes to the way that patients communicate, breathe and swallow. 

As the sole Laryngectomy Support Visitor in Brisbane for nearly two decades, he has spent so much time with patients and their families prior to their operations, which gave them the opportunity to ask questions to someone who has experienced the surgery firsthand.

“I try to keep it happy for them. I crack a few jokes. I’m trying to show them that life goes on after this operation. I’ve travelled the world and lived a full life, Brien said. 🥰

Read more of Briens story here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/news/brien-supports-patients

[Accessibility image description: Brien wears a light khaki jumper and is holding a small clock gifted to him for his volunteer work.]
23 May 2024

After undergoing a laryngectomy, Brien spent the next 18 years helping others going through the same thing, volunteering as a Laryngectomy Support Visitor in RBWH’s speech pathology department.

Brien's procedure meant the removal of his voice box, which can lead to significant changes to the way that patients communicate, breathe and swallow.

As the sole Laryngectomy Support Visitor in Brisbane for nearly two decades, he has spent so much time with patients and their families prior to their operations, which gave them the opportunity to ask questions to someone who has experienced the surgery firsthand.

“I try to keep it happy for them. I crack a few jokes. I’m trying to show them that life goes on after this operation. I’ve travelled the world and lived a full life," Brien said. 🥰

Read more of Brien's story here: metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/news/brien-supports-patients

[Accessibility image description: Brien wears a light khaki jumper and is holding a small clock gifted to him for his volunteer work.]
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Thank you Brien for giving so generously of your time and experience. Hearing from someone with lived experience can make all the difference.

Oh my goodness… a beautifully kind man. So privileged to know you Brien.

Such a kind and happy man is Brien! It was a pleasure to work with him - his dedication to helping others is what makes him so special. Congratulations Brien!

Thank you for being such a vital part of the team Brien … I remember you from when I was working in 8AN … 👏🏻👏🏻

Brien, you are an amazing person ♥️♥️

What an incredible human being ❤️

Such an important role! Thankyou

Amazing story ❤️

Annie Harvey

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  • 2024 RBWH Cancer Care Services Preceptorship for General Practitioners feature image

2024 Cancer Care Services Preceptorship for General Practitioners

Date: Saturday 20 July 2024
Time: 8:30 am registration, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Venue: Face to Face

Throughout this program we want to provide you with a greater knowledge of the treatment provided and processes at Cancer Care Services RBWH for patients and how this information can be applied to your practice. We look forward to your participation throughout the day.

More events
Need the Emergency Department?
Try the Virtual ED first.

Reset

Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

Cnr Butterfield St and
Bowen Bridge Rd
HERSTON QLD 4029

Phone: (07) 3646 8111

#Nextcare Health Conference - Click for more information and to register

/ MetroNorthHHS

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It will almost be 45 years to the day when nurse Angela first started in the renal unit at the RBWH on 4 June 1979, which is why she has chosen the special date to be her last working day as a nurse. 

Angela was part of the establishment of the satellite dialysis unit at Sandgate (which has since relocated to Redcliffe Hospital) which was the first satellite dialysis unit in Australia.

I have always been fascinated by kidneys. The satellite facilities have been a great love of my life other than my family, but it is time to hang up my cannulas and stethoscope, Angela said. ♥️

I have had the pleasure of working with technology and watching that change over the years and being able to get to know patients on a deep level that they become part of your family - I look after them how I would like to be looked after.

I’m a gardener I will get back into quilting, a bit of travelling, and road trips.

#ShoutoutSaturday 👏 to Angela for her dedication to the renal department and happy retirement!
25 May 2024

It will almost be 45 years to the day when nurse Angela first started in the renal unit at the RBWH on 4 June 1979, which is why she has chosen the special date to be her last working day as a nurse.

Angela was part of the establishment of the satellite dialysis unit at Sandgate (which has since relocated to Redcliffe Hospital) which was the first satellite dialysis unit in Australia.

"I have always been fascinated by kidneys. The satellite facilities have been a great love of my life other than my family, but it is time to hang up my cannulas and stethoscope," Angela said. ♥️

"I have had the pleasure of working with technology and watching that change over the years and being able to get to know patients on a deep level that they become part of your family - I look after them how I would like to be looked after.

"I’m a gardener I will get back into quilting, a bit of travelling, and road trips."

#ShoutoutSaturday 👏 to Angela for her dedication to the renal department and happy retirement!
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Comment on Facebook

Amazing career Angela. Lovely working with you all those years ago. Congratulations on your retirement- enjoy! ❤️

Oh Angela - you will be missed! Your experience and care for all the patients has been second to none. I haven't seen you for a while now but I wish you all the best xx

Congratulations Angela on a outstanding Nursing Career I hope you enjoy your retirement 👏🏻 Gardening is so rewarding and relaxing 👍

Oh, that’s lovely, Angela! There wouldn’t be many that have accrued the years you have in Dialysis at RBH!

Angela, what an amazing legacy you have created 🩵 Wishing you many years of health and happiness in your retirement 🩵 You’ll be missed!

Congratulations Angela. Enjoy your well deserved retirement. Thank you for serving the kidney health community. Amazing achievement

Happy retirement Angela! Well deserved. I will think of you fondly with your attention to detail and wonderful patient care x

Happy retirement. Always such a professional and wonderful patient advocate.

That's beautiful Angela ❤️ I'm so lucky to have had the chance to work with you 🥰

Thanks Angela for all of your professional nursing care of people with kidney disease.

Congratulations Angela! We will miss you 💜

Congratulations Angela, enjoy your well deserved retirement ❤️

Well done Angela, enjoy your retirement 💐

It’s been such a pleasure to work with you Angela! You will be missed 💕

Now that is impressive! Enjoy your retirement lovely 🩷

Happy retirement Angela 😘

Love this!! 🥹. You’re amazing Angela! 💕

Thanks everyone for your heart warming comments, I'm only a part of a fabulous team, for which it is all worthwhile.

Thank you all you have done

Congrats Ang.

Juliana Mukhina

Rusty Hamilton

Thank you 💖

View more comments

Did you know there are technically four main blood groups? A, B, AB, O and then when we have positive and negative variations known as the Rhesus (Rh) system. 🩸

A persons Rhesus type is determined by a pair of genes, each one inherited from one parent. Blood is either Rh-positive or Rh-negative, depending on whether the inherited protein is present or absent. 

But what happens in the situation where a pregnant mother has rhesus negative blood and the baby in utero has rhesus positive blood? We chat to Renuka, the clinical lead for maternal fetal medicine at RBWH about the topic. 👩‍🍼

Rhesus disease is a condition where antibodies in a pregnant womans blood attack her babys blood cells, and if left untreated it can cause the baby to become anaemic and develop newborn jaundice, Renuka said. 

We now have the ability to test the fetal blood type from 12 weeks like a NIPT test, using the mother’s blood. If you are RhD negative, with negative antibodies and the baby is positive, you will be offered Anti-D immunoglobin to avoid forming antibodies. In some mothers, due to the high risk of baby being anaemic, their babies will require blood transfusions in utero.
24 May 2024

Did you know there are technically four main blood groups? A, B, AB, O and then when we have positive and negative variations known as the Rhesus (Rh) system. 🩸

A person's Rhesus type is determined by a pair of genes, each one inherited from one parent. Blood is either Rh-positive or Rh-negative, depending on whether the inherited protein is present or absent.

But what happens in the situation where a pregnant mother has rhesus negative blood and the baby in utero has rhesus positive blood? We chat to Renuka, the clinical lead for maternal fetal medicine at RBWH about the topic. 👩‍🍼

"Rhesus disease is a condition where antibodies in a pregnant woman's blood attack her baby's blood cells, and if left untreated it can cause the baby to become anaemic and develop newborn jaundice," Renuka said.

"We now have the ability to test the fetal blood type from 12 weeks like a NIPT test, using the mother’s blood. If you are RhD negative, with negative antibodies and the baby is positive, you will be offered Anti-D immunoglobin to avoid forming antibodies. In some mothers, due to the high risk of baby being anaemic, their babies will require blood transfusions in utero."
... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Go mum!!

Great work Renuka. I had Anti-D during my pregnancy with my daughter x

One of the best! Love your work Doctor! 🩵

Blessed to work with the best!

Thanks everyone, couldn’t do this work without a great team that I work with 🤗

Renuka you have always been amazing 👏

You’re the best Renuka!! ❤️

Beautiful Renuka!!! 💕💕 An Angel in disguise!

Renuka is amazing 🥰🥰

The best 💗

Renuka is the best 😍

This absolute legend ❤️

Renuka! X

Nen Seymour have you met Renuka?

❤️

🙌

I Can’t stop taking natural remedies because it calms me down from depression, I'm speaking from experience when I say that pills don't always work for everyone. I've had this terrible mental health issue for a long time, but it wasn'tuntil I found herbalist Ehijatorherbal home on Facebook that he used natural remedies to treat my anxiety and depressive disorder. He also treats patients with ADHD, OCD, PTSD, and bipolar. Attempt to find him 👇👇 www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61558311568772

View more comments

After undergoing a laryngectomy, Brien spent the next 18 years helping others going through the same thing, volunteering as a Laryngectomy Support Visitor in RBWH’s speech pathology department.

Briens procedure meant the removal of his voice box, which can lead to significant changes to the way that patients communicate, breathe and swallow. 

As the sole Laryngectomy Support Visitor in Brisbane for nearly two decades, he has spent so much time with patients and their families prior to their operations, which gave them the opportunity to ask questions to someone who has experienced the surgery firsthand.

“I try to keep it happy for them. I crack a few jokes. I’m trying to show them that life goes on after this operation. I’ve travelled the world and lived a full life, Brien said. 🥰

Read more of Briens story here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/news/brien-supports-patients

[Accessibility image description: Brien wears a light khaki jumper and is holding a small clock gifted to him for his volunteer work.]
23 May 2024

After undergoing a laryngectomy, Brien spent the next 18 years helping others going through the same thing, volunteering as a Laryngectomy Support Visitor in RBWH’s speech pathology department.

Brien's procedure meant the removal of his voice box, which can lead to significant changes to the way that patients communicate, breathe and swallow.

As the sole Laryngectomy Support Visitor in Brisbane for nearly two decades, he has spent so much time with patients and their families prior to their operations, which gave them the opportunity to ask questions to someone who has experienced the surgery firsthand.

“I try to keep it happy for them. I crack a few jokes. I’m trying to show them that life goes on after this operation. I’ve travelled the world and lived a full life," Brien said. 🥰

Read more of Brien's story here: metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/news/brien-supports-patients

[Accessibility image description: Brien wears a light khaki jumper and is holding a small clock gifted to him for his volunteer work.]
... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Thank you Brien for giving so generously of your time and experience. Hearing from someone with lived experience can make all the difference.

Oh my goodness… a beautifully kind man. So privileged to know you Brien.

Such a kind and happy man is Brien! It was a pleasure to work with him - his dedication to helping others is what makes him so special. Congratulations Brien!

Thank you for being such a vital part of the team Brien … I remember you from when I was working in 8AN … 👏🏻👏🏻

Brien, you are an amazing person ♥️♥️

What an incredible human being ❤️

Such an important role! Thankyou

Amazing story ❤️

Annie Harvey

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Need the Emergency Department?
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Cnr Butterfield St and
Bowen Bridge Rd
HERSTON QLD 4029

Phone: (07) 3646 8111

#Nextcare Health Conference - Click for more information and to register

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Events


  • 2024 RBWH Cancer Care Services Preceptorship for General Practitioners feature image

2024 Cancer Care Services Preceptorship for General Practitioners

Date: Saturday 20 July 2024
Time: 8:30 am registration, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Venue: Face to Face

Throughout this program we want to provide you with a greater knowledge of the treatment provided and processes at Cancer Care Services RBWH for patients and how this information can be applied to your practice. We look forward to your participation throughout the day.

More events

/ MetroNorthHHS

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
It will almost be 45 years to the day when nurse Angela first started in the renal unit at the RBWH on 4 June 1979, which is why she has chosen the special date to be her last working day as a nurse. 

Angela was part of the establishment of the satellite dialysis unit at Sandgate (which has since relocated to Redcliffe Hospital) which was the first satellite dialysis unit in Australia.

I have always been fascinated by kidneys. The satellite facilities have been a great love of my life other than my family, but it is time to hang up my cannulas and stethoscope, Angela said. ♥️

I have had the pleasure of working with technology and watching that change over the years and being able to get to know patients on a deep level that they become part of your family - I look after them how I would like to be looked after.

I’m a gardener I will get back into quilting, a bit of travelling, and road trips.

#ShoutoutSaturday 👏 to Angela for her dedication to the renal department and happy retirement!
25 May 2024

It will almost be 45 years to the day when nurse Angela first started in the renal unit at the RBWH on 4 June 1979, which is why she has chosen the special date to be her last working day as a nurse.

Angela was part of the establishment of the satellite dialysis unit at Sandgate (which has since relocated to Redcliffe Hospital) which was the first satellite dialysis unit in Australia.

"I have always been fascinated by kidneys. The satellite facilities have been a great love of my life other than my family, but it is time to hang up my cannulas and stethoscope," Angela said. ♥️

"I have had the pleasure of working with technology and watching that change over the years and being able to get to know patients on a deep level that they become part of your family - I look after them how I would like to be looked after.

"I’m a gardener I will get back into quilting, a bit of travelling, and road trips."

#ShoutoutSaturday 👏 to Angela for her dedication to the renal department and happy retirement!
... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Amazing career Angela. Lovely working with you all those years ago. Congratulations on your retirement- enjoy! ❤️

Oh Angela - you will be missed! Your experience and care for all the patients has been second to none. I haven't seen you for a while now but I wish you all the best xx

Congratulations Angela on a outstanding Nursing Career I hope you enjoy your retirement 👏🏻 Gardening is so rewarding and relaxing 👍

Oh, that’s lovely, Angela! There wouldn’t be many that have accrued the years you have in Dialysis at RBH!

Angela, what an amazing legacy you have created 🩵 Wishing you many years of health and happiness in your retirement 🩵 You’ll be missed!

Congratulations Angela. Enjoy your well deserved retirement. Thank you for serving the kidney health community. Amazing achievement

Happy retirement Angela! Well deserved. I will think of you fondly with your attention to detail and wonderful patient care x

Happy retirement. Always such a professional and wonderful patient advocate.

That's beautiful Angela ❤️ I'm so lucky to have had the chance to work with you 🥰

Thanks Angela for all of your professional nursing care of people with kidney disease.

Congratulations Angela! We will miss you 💜

Congratulations Angela, enjoy your well deserved retirement ❤️

Well done Angela, enjoy your retirement 💐

It’s been such a pleasure to work with you Angela! You will be missed 💕

Now that is impressive! Enjoy your retirement lovely 🩷

Happy retirement Angela 😘

Love this!! 🥹. You’re amazing Angela! 💕

Thanks everyone for your heart warming comments, I'm only a part of a fabulous team, for which it is all worthwhile.

Thank you all you have done

Congrats Ang.

Juliana Mukhina

Rusty Hamilton

Thank you 💖

View more comments

Did you know there are technically four main blood groups? A, B, AB, O and then when we have positive and negative variations known as the Rhesus (Rh) system. 🩸

A persons Rhesus type is determined by a pair of genes, each one inherited from one parent. Blood is either Rh-positive or Rh-negative, depending on whether the inherited protein is present or absent. 

But what happens in the situation where a pregnant mother has rhesus negative blood and the baby in utero has rhesus positive blood? We chat to Renuka, the clinical lead for maternal fetal medicine at RBWH about the topic. 👩‍🍼

Rhesus disease is a condition where antibodies in a pregnant womans blood attack her babys blood cells, and if left untreated it can cause the baby to become anaemic and develop newborn jaundice, Renuka said. 

We now have the ability to test the fetal blood type from 12 weeks like a NIPT test, using the mother’s blood. If you are RhD negative, with negative antibodies and the baby is positive, you will be offered Anti-D immunoglobin to avoid forming antibodies. In some mothers, due to the high risk of baby being anaemic, their babies will require blood transfusions in utero.
24 May 2024

Did you know there are technically four main blood groups? A, B, AB, O and then when we have positive and negative variations known as the Rhesus (Rh) system. 🩸

A person's Rhesus type is determined by a pair of genes, each one inherited from one parent. Blood is either Rh-positive or Rh-negative, depending on whether the inherited protein is present or absent.

But what happens in the situation where a pregnant mother has rhesus negative blood and the baby in utero has rhesus positive blood? We chat to Renuka, the clinical lead for maternal fetal medicine at RBWH about the topic. 👩‍🍼

"Rhesus disease is a condition where antibodies in a pregnant woman's blood attack her baby's blood cells, and if left untreated it can cause the baby to become anaemic and develop newborn jaundice," Renuka said.

"We now have the ability to test the fetal blood type from 12 weeks like a NIPT test, using the mother’s blood. If you are RhD negative, with negative antibodies and the baby is positive, you will be offered Anti-D immunoglobin to avoid forming antibodies. In some mothers, due to the high risk of baby being anaemic, their babies will require blood transfusions in utero."
... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Go mum!!

Great work Renuka. I had Anti-D during my pregnancy with my daughter x

One of the best! Love your work Doctor! 🩵

Blessed to work with the best!

Thanks everyone, couldn’t do this work without a great team that I work with 🤗

Renuka you have always been amazing 👏

You’re the best Renuka!! ❤️

Beautiful Renuka!!! 💕💕 An Angel in disguise!

Renuka is amazing 🥰🥰

The best 💗

Renuka is the best 😍

This absolute legend ❤️

Renuka! X

Nen Seymour have you met Renuka?

❤️

🙌

I Can’t stop taking natural remedies because it calms me down from depression, I'm speaking from experience when I say that pills don't always work for everyone. I've had this terrible mental health issue for a long time, but it wasn'tuntil I found herbalist Ehijatorherbal home on Facebook that he used natural remedies to treat my anxiety and depressive disorder. He also treats patients with ADHD, OCD, PTSD, and bipolar. Attempt to find him 👇👇 www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61558311568772

View more comments

After undergoing a laryngectomy, Brien spent the next 18 years helping others going through the same thing, volunteering as a Laryngectomy Support Visitor in RBWH’s speech pathology department.

Briens procedure meant the removal of his voice box, which can lead to significant changes to the way that patients communicate, breathe and swallow. 

As the sole Laryngectomy Support Visitor in Brisbane for nearly two decades, he has spent so much time with patients and their families prior to their operations, which gave them the opportunity to ask questions to someone who has experienced the surgery firsthand.

“I try to keep it happy for them. I crack a few jokes. I’m trying to show them that life goes on after this operation. I’ve travelled the world and lived a full life, Brien said. 🥰

Read more of Briens story here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/news/brien-supports-patients

[Accessibility image description: Brien wears a light khaki jumper and is holding a small clock gifted to him for his volunteer work.]
23 May 2024

After undergoing a laryngectomy, Brien spent the next 18 years helping others going through the same thing, volunteering as a Laryngectomy Support Visitor in RBWH’s speech pathology department.

Brien's procedure meant the removal of his voice box, which can lead to significant changes to the way that patients communicate, breathe and swallow.

As the sole Laryngectomy Support Visitor in Brisbane for nearly two decades, he has spent so much time with patients and their families prior to their operations, which gave them the opportunity to ask questions to someone who has experienced the surgery firsthand.

“I try to keep it happy for them. I crack a few jokes. I’m trying to show them that life goes on after this operation. I’ve travelled the world and lived a full life," Brien said. 🥰

Read more of Brien's story here: metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/news/brien-supports-patients

[Accessibility image description: Brien wears a light khaki jumper and is holding a small clock gifted to him for his volunteer work.]
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Thank you Brien for giving so generously of your time and experience. Hearing from someone with lived experience can make all the difference.

Oh my goodness… a beautifully kind man. So privileged to know you Brien.

Such a kind and happy man is Brien! It was a pleasure to work with him - his dedication to helping others is what makes him so special. Congratulations Brien!

Thank you for being such a vital part of the team Brien … I remember you from when I was working in 8AN … 👏🏻👏🏻

Brien, you are an amazing person ♥️♥️

What an incredible human being ❤️

Such an important role! Thankyou

Amazing story ❤️

Annie Harvey

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