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News

Dairy contract

17 January 2020|

Our decision to award our dairy contract to Lactalis Australia (Parmalat) means we’ll be supporting 141 Queensland-owned family farms.

Trial reduces medication errors

19 December 2019|

Happy Thinky Thursday! Caboolture Hospital Nurse Unit Manager Colleen Herrmann is inspiring nurses to include research in their day-to-day duties having taken on an Associate Investigator role in a research study in collaboration with the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Congratulations to the Clinician Research Fellows for 2020

17 December 2019|

Recipients of the second round of Metro North Clinician Research Fellowships have been announced which awards up to five Fellowship awards annually, specifically designed to allow Metro North’s emerging and highly skilled clinician researchers to develop and advance a body of research aligned to the Research Strategy.

Queensland Health Awards for Excellence

12 December 2019|

Metro North staff have been recognised for outstanding achievements at the 2019 Queensland Health Awards for Excellence. Associate Professor Kerstin Wyssusek and Dr Peter Russell were among those recognised, as well as Metro North based Queensland Occupational Violence Strategy Unit.

Research improves care of ventilated patients

12 December 2019|

It’s #ThinkyThursday! Today we look at ICU Dietitian Alicia Wiese’s research into improving the nutrition of patients in Intensive Care Units. Working alongside an expert team, Alicia and other researchers have moved away from GRV monitoring and, under a new protocol, have improved health outcomes for patients.

Study brings safety and more understanding around breech births

28 November 2019|

Caboolture Hospital Midwifery Educator Janene Rattray is the hero of today’s #ThinkyThursday! She is helping mothers to better understand options around breech births and is working closely with maternity doctors and midwives to deliver informed, consistent and high-quality care.

Foot disease – the silent patient burden

20 November 2019|

It’s #ThinkyThursday! This week we look at a world-first study led by Dr Pete Lazzarini from #TPCH to investigate the prevalence and predictors of foot disease and complications in inpatients. His research will go on to help both patients and hospital services to better manage the problem.

Less invasive drug administration on the horizon

14 November 2019|

At Metro North we are always looking for ways to improve our patient’s care and experience. Today #ThinkyThursday shares Dr Jayesh Dhanani’s research into discovering a new and less invasive drug administration method. His experiences working with tuberculosis patients in India prompted Jayesh to explore the effectiveness of inhaling medication instead.

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Events

  • JTI Intersections and Opportunities flyer

Intersections and Opportunities Event

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020
Time: 05.00–08.00pm
Venue: Education Centre, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Herston

Jamieson Trauma Institute invites you to attend our Intersections and Opportunities event.

4th Annual Perioperative Patient Blood Management Symposium

Date: 14 - 15 February 2020
Time: Friday - 08:00am - 03:00pm, Saturday- 08:00am - 05:00pm
Venue: Education Centre, RBWH

The Centre for Excellence and Innovation in Anaesthesia (CEIA) invite you to attend the 3rd RBWH, Perioperative Patient Blood Management Symposium.

Metro North Better Together Gathering

Date:Thursday 19 March 2020
Time: 9.00am – 1.00pm
Venue: Brighton Health Campus Auditorium, 449 Beaconsfield Terrace Brighton

Staff, patients and community members are invited to attend the annual Metro North Close the Gap Day event.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Enhanced (CBTe)

Date: 2nd and 3rd April, 2020
Venue: RBWH Education Centre

The training will involve didactic, interactive and experiential practice opportunities. Prior knowledge of understanding eating disorders and basic CBT principles is assumed.

Adult Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation ECMO Course 2020

Date: 21–24 April 2020
Time: TBC
Venue: The Prince Charles Hospital, Education Centre

This 4-day course will enable multidisciplinary teams with little ECMO experience to provide ECMO for patients with severe cardiac and respiratory failure.

Advanced Life Support - Level 2 Course

Date: 31st April to 1st May 2020
Time: TBC
Venue: The Prince Charles Hospital

2-day course focusing on developing advanced skills in managing the deteriorating patient and cardiac arrest

2020 Neonatal Seminar

Date: Thursday 21 – Friday 22 May 2020
Time: 7:30am
Venue: The Calile Hotel

The program includes innovative presentations and evidence based clinical care initiatives. 

#NextCare Health Conference

Date: 4 and 5 June 2020
Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Transform your career alongside Australasia’s current and future health leaders

2020 Metro North Caboolture NAIDOC Family Fun Day

Date: Tuesday 7 July 2020
Time: 9.30am – 2.30pm
Venue: St Columban’s College Auditorium and Grounds

Staff, patients and community members are invited to come together to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people during NAIDOC Week (5-12 July 2020).

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5 days ago

A big welcome to the 164 junior doctors who started at #rbwh, #tpch, #redcliffe Hospital and #caboolture Hospital this week! 👏 They'll have the chance to learn from some of the best clinicians in the country over the next year ✨🏥 Welcome to the team! ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to you all!

Congratulations and welcome to “Charlie’s”👏👏

Welcome all, remember to look after you Wardies, they know how to get things 😁.

Congratulations to you all .

Welcome! but where is Redcliffe Hospital in this?

Welcome

Welcome!!

Welcome!!!

Welcome!

Emily Mills 😃😉

Jos Agarwal, Ilina Agarwal

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1 week ago

Meet one of our #redcliffe Hospital volunteers Michele! ❤️ She's been making patients feel safe and comfortable for more than 3 years now! 🤗

Her favourite part of the role is meeting all the new people who come and go through our hospital doors 🏥 #iamredcliffe
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Meet one of our #Redcliffe Hospital volunteers Michele! ❤️ Shes been making patients feel safe and comfortable for more than 3 years now! 🤗 

Her favourite part of the role is meeting all the new people who come and go through our hospital doors 🏥 #IAmRedcliffe

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Lovely smile Michele! We love working with all our volunteers who give their time to make our hospital a friendlier place for all of us. Thank you, and welcome back after a well-earned break.

Great pic Michele your doing a great job!

Great photo Michele and really enjoy working with you. Keep up the great work with the rest of the wonderful volunteers.

That's awesome great to be recognised for all you do. Lovely photo too

Priceless Michele. Job well done 👏🏼👏🏼

We love our Outpatient Volunteers - Thank you very much🙂🙂

Proper job well done Ls x

Love you work and dimples. Well done.

Michele does an awesome job!

Awesome! Well done you xxx

You do an awesome job. Good on you x

Well done you xx

Well done Michelle xxx

Very nice lady

Appreciate all that you do 😍

Good on you Michelle

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1 month ago

Could this be your next career move? 💊 Our amazing team at #redcliffe Hospital are looking for a Senior Clinical Pharmacist! Find out how to apply for this great opportunity in the comments below! 😊 #WorkForUsWednesday More details in the comments. ... See MoreSee Less

Could this be your next career move? 💊 Our amazing team at #Redcliffe Hospital are looking for a Senior Clinical Pharmacist! Find out how to apply for this great opportunity in the comments below! 😊 #workforusWednesday More details in the comments.

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Great photo

Phil, famous .... AGAIN!!

Phil Davidson casually blurred out in the background lol 😂

Sarah GotRockets

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1 month ago

✨🌏 CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD 🌍✨ One of #redcliffe Hospital's favourite event is the delicious annual Allied Health Baking Competition! This year the tasty theme celebrated Christmas around the world #iamredcliffe #valuesinaction 🎄🎅 ... See MoreSee Less

✨🌏 CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD 🌍✨ One of #Redcliffe Hospitals favourite event is the delicious annual Allied Health Baking Competition! This year the tasty theme celebrated Christmas around the world #IamRedcliffe #valuesinaction 🎄🎅

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Congratulations, Speeches!

Who won??

Maddy Cameron

2 months ago

Midwife in training 📚 Congratulations to Shaunah for being awarded Queensland's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year! Shaunah completed her school-based trainseeship at #redcliffe Hospital and thanks to her dedication and experience, she has earned early entry to midwifery studies. Go Shaunah! ✨ ... See MoreSee Less

Midwife in training 📚 Congratulations to Shaunah for being awarded Queenslands Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year! Shaunah completed her school-based trainseeship at #Redcliffe Hospital and thanks to her dedication and experience, she has earned early entry to midwifery studies. Go Shaunah! ✨

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Congratulations Shauna well done Val and Dean

Congratulations gorgeous girl

congrats... <3

3 months ago

The admin team for our outpatient clinics at #Redcliffe Hospital make around 7,000 patient appointments each month. We’re looking to make a different kind of appointment as the team’s Administration Coordinator – find out more about the role in the comments! #workforusWednesday #worksomewhereawesome ... See MoreSee Less

The admin team for our outpatient clinics at #Redcliffe Hospital make around 7,000 patient appointments each month. We’re looking to make a different kind of appointment as the team’s Administration Coordinator – find out more about the role in the comments! #workforusWednesday #worksomewhereawesome

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So much respect for the work you all do in SOPD!

Well done all !! The work you do is essential to our patients and Hospital community.

Well done ladies! You are part of a fantastic team!😍😍

Important girls these are, well done 💓

Still haven't seen photos for our recognition of service for Brighton. Still waiting!

Awsome girls

What a fantastic team an absolute asset to Metro North

Great photo

You girls are all amazing and work so hard to improve access for the patients of Metro North!!

Yeeeeh girls 😍🙌🏽💗 hardest workers our admin team!

Emily Bekina

Wow!!! That's an awesome number..

Sarah Nadasdy

Well done you do a great job

Thanks on behalf of me and others

Go Chrisy girl. Christine Bartholomew 👍

Christine Bartholomew. ❤️

April Rubie

Emma Sweet

Go Mum Christine Bartholomew

Woot woot Christine Bartholomew!

April Rubie 😘

Sam Mckay !!!!! Go girls!

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3 months ago

We couldn’t be prouder of these USQ School of Nursing & Midwifery students who have completed their final prac placement at #Redcliffe Hospital. Congrats! 👏 #worksomewhereawesome ... See MoreSee Less

We couldn’t be prouder of these USQ School of Nursing & Midwifery students who have completed their final prac placement at #Redcliffe Hospital. Congrats! 👏 #worksomewhereawesome

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Congratulations to these wonderful nursing and midwifery students and to those amazing Redcliffe staff providing clinical education for the next generation of our professions!! #proudtobeEDNMS “Life is short, work somewhere awesome!!”

Congrats Tayla Bowman, very proud and what a bloody good nurse you will be

Congratulations! ❤️

Congratulations Shannon. X❤

Congratulations Tayla Bowman and friends what a relief for you all 🤗

Congratulations Tayla Bowman great job honey 😀

Well done guys!

Congratulations all!

Congratulations my Georgie girl.

Congratulations Tayla!

Eilidh Hambling you can do your prac at Redcliffe?

Well done Tayla Bowman ❤️

Congratulations Tayla Bowman 🎉

Congratulations

Congrats Georgia Blake 💜

Congrats

Ayush Pudasaini

Well done Tayla Bowman 🎉🥂🤗💞

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3 months ago

The good sports from the Redcliffe Tigers AFC have made another generous donation for our wig and turban service! Thanks to them we can help improve the experience of those undergoing cancer care treatment at #redcliffe Hospital. ... See MoreSee Less

The good sports from the Redcliffe Tigers AFC have made another generous donation for our wig and turban service!  Thanks to them we can help improve the experience of those undergoing cancer care treatment at #Redcliffe Hospital.

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Thank you for allowing us to be part of something great. It is our pleasure to give back to the community. Our donation would not have be possible without the support of our local community and amazing businesses who donated the prizes for us to raffle. Keep up the great work. 😀.

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