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Metro North commits to Closing the Health Gap

Metro North Hospital and Health Service marked National Close the Gap Day today by unveiling a draft Close the Gap plan and signing a public statement of commitment to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

2019-03-21T13:27:19+00:00 21 March 2019|

TPCH welcomes new Executive Director

TPCH welcomes new Executive Director. Only a few weeks into the job, Michele Gardner is excited about the prospect of leading one of Queensland’s best hospitals.

2019-03-18T11:15:39+00:00 18 March 2019|

Close the Gap Day Event

Date: Thursday March 21, 2019
Venue: Brighton Health Campus Auditorium.

In recognition of Close the Gap Day we invite you to a Close the Gap Day Event

2019-02-18T16:33:51+00:00 18 February 2019|

Metro North Family Fiesta

It was a fabulous day at the inaugural Metro North Family Fiesta, with more than 800 staff, family and friends attending.

2018-11-21T15:41:54+00:00 21 November 2018|

Indigenous courtesy phones to streamline support services

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.

2018-11-16T14:04:53+00:00 15 November 2018|

Putting a smile back on homeless faces

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.

2018-12-14T15:55:37+00:00 25 October 2018|

Planning for wellbeing

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.

2018-10-22T10:34:53+00:00 22 October 2018|