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.
In the space of around two decades, a simple student project has grown to help save the lives of almost 4,000 babies at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital alone.
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.
Minister for Health Steven Miles visited the Centre to see progress achieved since the $2,925,000 project began in January 2019. Works should be complete in the second half of the year.
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
Metro North is proudly participating in the With Ribbon Australian Workplace Accreditation Program.
It was a fabulous day at the inaugural Metro North Family Fiesta, with more than 800 staff, family and friends attending.
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.
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.
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.