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Driving life changing research for CF patients

3 October 2019|

It’s #ThinkyThursday! Clinical Research Coordinator for #TPCH Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre Michelle Woods is changing lives. CF patient Tracey has been able to start full-time work for the first time in almost 20 years!

Turning tide on deadliest cancer

19 September 2019|

#ThinkyThursday this week takes us to the team at #TPCH. Here, under Professor Kwun Fong’s leadership, they are working on a trial to detect lung cancer in early stages and are already saving lives!

Games-based Hearoes app sounds good

2 August 2019|

Audiologists at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) have helped in the development of an Australian-first app that guides hearing impaired people through the new environment of sound, following a hearing implant.

Upgraded facility improves care for cystic fibrosis patients

1 August 2019|

An almost $3m upgrade to The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) is giving patients with cystic fibrosis the best and safest care during hospital stays. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the new wards were up to the very best international standards, which was important for CF patients who may have to visit hospital frequently.

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5 days ago

Are you a wizz in the kitchen? Jeff, Cherie and Bianca are getting ready to judge #TPCH staff's baking at next week's Master Cake Competition, part of Charlie's Week celebrations! 🧁✨🍪 ... See MoreSee Less

Are you a wizz in the kitchen? Jeff, Cherie and Bianca are getting ready to judge #TPCH staffs baking at next weeks Master Cake Competition, part of Charlies Week celebrations! 🧁✨🍪

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Yum! Wish I was there 🍰

Certainly the tastiest event in Charlie’s week What talent we have

Juanita Webb...... you have to enter this year, your cakes are amazing !

Emily Head you should enter you talented cake baker!

Get baking everyone, this is always a great event at Charlie’s week

Gooooo Bianca!!!

Our most favourite day of the year! 🎂🍰🧁 Always astounded at the talent of our staff-homebakers.

Love that you are on the judging panel. You certainly know how to position yourself for good cake. 🍰

Juanita Webb, you must my dear enter... please please, your cakes are simply perfect and delicious..🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂

Lynda...are you entering?

The best photo!!!

I hope you have entered Juanita Webb

Chocolate cake bribes accepted.

Go Charlie’s!!! #proudtobeEDNMS “Life is short, work somewhere awesome”.

What day is it going to be held?

Holly Daley

Vann this has your name written all over it!!!

Vann Tng can you just say you still with TPCH just for the comp lol

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2 weeks ago

After 35 years of nursing and clinical education, #TPCH legend Megan Lowe is retiring! Megan has helped shape the careers of countless nurses who've benefited from her experience, wisdom and mentoring. ... See MoreSee Less

After 35 years of nursing and clinical education, #TPCH legend Megan Lowe is retiring! Megan has helped shape the careers of countless nurses whove benefited from her experience, wisdom and mentoring.

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Wow Megan, enjoy the next chapter of your life and career. Thank you for your mentoring and inspiration over the years . Enjoy and congratulations!❤️🎉🙏🏻

An amazing nurse leader,mentor and friend who will be sadly missed. Megan you have made a huge difference and improved outcomes for our patients and their families. Thank you for all your exceptional years of service and commitment to the nursing profession. Enjoy your travels with Len ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Thank you Megan for being a great mentor! You will be missed 💕

You are an amazing woman Megan. It was a pleasure knowing you over the years. Wishing you all the best for your retirement.❤️

An amazing nurse and mentor. An inspirational and enthusiastic MN leader. Thank you for all your years of hard work and dedication Megan. Proud to have worked with you and so proud of your contribution to MN and more specifically TPCH. #proudtobeEDNMS “Life is short, work somewhere awesome”.

Congratulations on a distinguished and respected career and also for being a really nice person no matter what. Enjoy your next chapter

A well deserves retirement! But you will be missed

A huge thank you Megan for your friendship and support over the years. Your compassion for your colleagues and Patients will be missed greatly. You have touched so many lives.....you have left a enormous hole. Safe and healthy retirement. Xoxox

Congratulations and thank you Megan for 35 years of service and leadership. Best wishes for retirement. #celebrateourpeople

Megan has been at the forefront of many careers at TPCH. She was able to breakdown textbooks to meaningful, practical information that I have utilised throughout my time in cardiology practice. Thanks Megan & wish you all the best in your retirement

Thank you Megan. You have been a great mentor throughout my nursing career. Enjoy a well deserved retirement.

Will miss you a lot Megan! Congratulations and thank you for all you have influenced for better.

Congratulations I loved working with you in ICU and learnt heaps from you Great educator Enjoy life now, you've deserved it .

You have been a fabulous mentor and inspiring leader.. Enjoy, relax and soak up the next part of your journey🧡thank you for all your hard work 🌸

Congratulations Megan, thank you for the opportunities you gave me as a novice nurse educator

Amazing Nurse & Amazing educator.!

Oh Megan, Nursing will miss you..enjoy your retirement it is well deserved. It was such a pleasure to know you and work with you.

Congratulations on your retirement Megan and on an outstanding career.

Congratulations Megan. Enjoy your retirement. All the best for your future. You will be missed. ❤

Congratulations Megan. Not a lot of names stick with you but yours is definitely there. So much history and knowledge shared with so many. Thank you!

Thank you Megan for all the support, input and leadership you have provided

Congratulations Megan. Enjoy the next chapter of your life.

Congratulations Megan, it was a pleasure to work with you.

Wishing you all the very best, Megan!

Congratulations Megan, I still remember the CCU course run out the back of TPCH! Fun days! Enjoy retirement. X

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2 weeks ago

Safety Squad assemble! Our #TPCH Safety Champions Rob, Cameron, Joanne, and Ashleigh are passionate about making sure staff are safe in the workplace. Great job, squad! #SafeWorkMonth ... See MoreSee Less

Safety Squad assemble! Our #TPCH Safety Champions Rob, Cameron, Joanne, and Ashleigh are passionate about making sure staff are safe in the workplace. Great job, squad! #SafeWorkMonth

2 weeks ago

Prof Scott Bell and Assoc Prof David Reid from #TPCH are helping to break new ground that could add decades of life to those living with cystic fibrosis. What an incredible story! ... See MoreSee Less

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This is absolutely fantastic. My only hope is for it to become available sooner rather than later for all of those living with CF.

Excellent work - it’s heart breaking to see the young ones with CF go through so much.. this can be a game changer.. not to forget what Prof Bell has done to foster research within the health system .. love the CF team at TPCH !!

The drug is called VX455 (yet to be named like Kalydeco, Orkambi and Symdeko). I encourage people to read up on it. My lung function has increased by 9% in just 7 days of taking it. I am able to make my bed without coughing and have more energy. Unfortunately it can’t reverse the lung damage already caused by CF but for children who are just starting their journeys, this will make all the difference! As well as pave way for more therapies to help all the mutations!

The best doctors and cf nurses ever

This is so great 👏🏼

Emma Megram

Liz McGhee

Megha Jolly

Lauren Rowe

Brock Heironymus Tiff MacDonald how good will it be😊

Maddy Jeffriess

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3 weeks ago

How cool is this? #TPCH staff Kim, Michele and Alaa are checking out the latest ultrasound simulator equipment during Healthcare Simulation Week. This hi-tech system gives staff an ultra-innovative learning experience for better patient care. A big thumbs up! #HcSimWeek19 ... See MoreSee Less

How cool is this? #TPCH staff Kim, Michele and Alaa are checking out the latest ultrasound simulator equipment during Healthcare Simulation Week. This hi-tech system gives staff an ultra-innovative learning experience for better patient care.  A big thumbs up! #HcSimWeek19

4 weeks ago

Yum! What better way for #TPCH dietitians Nicci, Karen and Emma to celebrate World Dietitians Day than with some delicious nutritional delights. These #DedicatedDietitians help our patients improve their health through good nutrition. Great work! ... See MoreSee Less

Yum! What better way for #TPCH dietitians Nicci, Karen and Emma to celebrate World Dietitians Day than with some delicious nutritional delights. These #DedicatedDietitians help our patients improve their health through good nutrition. Great work!

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Where’s Jan?

Lovely photo! Happy dietitians day to all the awesome dietitians in Metro North!

Keep up the quota of healthy vegetables and fruits!

Great pic ladies. Happy dietitian day!!!!

Hi Nicci.

What a great team

I know the one on the left

Great job team!

Lovely photo! Happy dietitians day to all the awesome dietitians in Metro North!

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4 weeks ago

Keeping our kids and families safe! #TPCH celebrated the launch of ‘SaFE’, a new child protection module that will help our staff provide vital protection and care to vulnerable children and families. ... See MoreSee Less

Keeping our kids and families safe! #TPCH celebrated the launch of ‘SaFE’, a new child protection module that will help our staff provide vital protection and care to vulnerable children and families.Image attachment

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Great job

Great work!!!

Great job team. I just did my training today. Excellent work!!!

Awesome job

Good work team!

Well done TPCH paeds team

Go team!

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4 weeks ago

A big congratulations to Colleen and Pat who are celebrating an incredible 40 years of service! #TPCH and its patients are lucky to have this dedicated duo on the team. Thank you for your care and commitment! ... See MoreSee Less

A big congratulations to Colleen and Pat who are celebrating an incredible 40 years of service! #TPCH and its patients are lucky to have this dedicated duo on the team. Thank you for your care and commitment!

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Dr Pat- a wonderfully careing person and such a great Doctor. You guided me through many hard times. Your support was amazing. Congratulations on such an achievement.

Congratulation Pat. I know the dedication you put into TPCH is shown throughout all your patients and junior doctors and staff. You are a well respected part of the establishment

Amazing dedication! Not just to the employer but to the people of QLD - well done!

Congratulations, Pat!!!!!!

Congratulations Pat. Well done.💖💖

Congratulations Pat.

Congratulations Dr Pat Aldons Always wonderful working with you All the best.

Congratulations on such a big achievement!

Congratulations Pat. What an amazing achievement. Well done you ❤️❤️❤️

Congratulations both of you

Congratulations Pat, my favourite doctor!

Congratulations a wonderful team

Congratulations to you both, and thank you for all the amazing care you have provided to the patients and their families!

Congratulations both ❤️

Congratulations to you both 😊

Congratulations you deserve it! X

Congratulations Pat what agreat dedication all the best Coral Cain and John

Congratulations both ❤️

A very caring man and feel lucky to be one of his patients Congratulations

Wow, Colleen😊 congratulations 🎉

Well done sis

Well done guys , big xx to Colleen who helped me get through the hardest times during my recovery from Lung Tx

Congratulations

Congratulations!!

Congratulations Dr Aldons

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