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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.

NAIDOC Week event celebrates culture

12 July 2019|

Staff and patients of The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) united for a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture at the hospital’s annual NAIDOC Week event on Wednesday.

Gregg’s a sustainability champion

3 July 2019|

After 40 years of service, Metro North’s Environment and Waste Manager Gregg Butler is about to retire, but he’s leaving a great legacy of sustainability within each of our facilities.

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4 days ago

Fit, healthy and back in the gym! PT Rob is now one of just 200 or so people worldwide to have a life-saving PEARS aortic implant, under an Australian-first program launched by #TPCH Cardiac Surgeon Dr Livia Williams and her team.

7NEWS Brisbane
A small device called "pears" is cutting down surgery times and keeping patients ticking. It's one of the biggest breakthroughs in cardiac medicine in decades.

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Yay !!! Well done .

6 days ago

Personal trainer Robert won't look at a pear the same way after he became heart surgeon Dr Livia Williams’s first patient at #TPCH to receive the ground breaking new PEARS heart operation. Read about it in The Australian today or watch 7NEWS Brisbane tonight for details. ... See MoreSee Less

Personal trainer Robert wont look at a pear the same way after he became heart surgeon Dr Livia Williams’s first patient at #TPCH to receive the ground breaking new PEARS heart operation. Read about it in The Australian today or watch 7NEWS Brisbane tonight for details.

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Congratulations Livia and your team! Amazing lady ❤️

Congratulations, but not forgetting all of the nurses and doctors that go into the post-op care of the patients undergoing these life saving procedures. Congratulations Livia Williams and the WHOLE team well done

Congratulations Dr Livia Williams and Dr Tessa. Fantastic surgeons. Operated on me 2 years ago.

Thank you so much team Tesar and The Prince Charles Hospital that gave me the opportunity for a big life change.

Good work Livia and Peter T

Amazing livia!

Well done Livia

Congratulations Dr Livia Williams and the CTS team!

Congratulations to an amazing team !

Nice work Livia

Awesome Livia x

Well done Team !

Congratulations!! Still a bit confused as to why the patient is wearing scrubs in this pic though 🧐

My daughter was the first pregnant woman to have this procedure done, with amazing results. The team at the Prince Charles hospital are extraordinary, I can’t thank them enough for looking after my beautiful daughter and my second grandchild. Jasmine , you need to know that you are such a strong, resilient and incredible woman! It’s been mind blowing watching your journey, I am so very proud to be your Mum.

I hope they call her by her proper title on the news - she’s a doctor not a babysitter! She deserves the utmost respect for pulling off an amazing feat.

Whoo hoo well done Livia Williams!

Congratulations Dr Williams!

Well done.

Love hearing about this ♥️ congrats

Congratulations Livia

My 3yo grand daughter Grace was the first child in Australia and the youngest in the world to have the PEARS procedure done at the children's hospital in March this year. It has made a huge difference to her life already

Still lookin good Liv. There are times I miss being there & some surgeons. I'll let you figure out which ones 😁

Woohooo awesome work Livia Williams.

Congrats Livia

Great work Livia

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1 week ago

There’s nothing like a piping hot snag on on a cool winter’s day - just ask Andrew, Donna and Ross! Thanks to our #TPCH executive team for doing the cooking at today's #winterwarmer ... See MoreSee Less

There’s nothing like a piping hot snag on on a cool winter’s day - just ask Andrew, Donna and Ross! Thanks to our #TPCH executive team for doing the cooking at todays #winterwarmer

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Thank you for a lovely BBQ lunch

Missed it. Too busy!

If you want to get heart disease and die, follow this dietary advice. #meatslut

2 weeks ago

More than 19,000 litres of Lick ice cream, hundreds of litres of fresh cream, 110,000 cones, 5.5 tonnes of Queensland strawberries and the helping hands of 2,200 volunteers – that’s the recipe for #TPCH Foundation’s #StrawberrySundaes at the #Ekka! Such a delicious way support life-saving medical research! #TheCommonGood Ekka The Common Good Au #Scooperheroes ... See MoreSee Less

More than 19,000 litres of Lick ice cream, hundreds of litres of fresh cream, 110,000 cones, 5.5 tonnes of Queensland strawberries and the helping hands of 2,200 volunteers – that’s the recipe for #TPCH Foundation’s #StrawberrySundaes at the #Ekka! Such a delicious way support life-saving medical research!  #TheCommonGood Ekka   The Common Good Au #Scooperheroes

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I will support this worthy cause and eat as many as I can. Thankyou Izaac Brindley just spent 2 nights at RBWH emergency department (so did I). Whilst its never pleasant to go to hospital, I am grateful for the medical service available to us all here in Australia. Never perfect, never all competent staff, overall we are privileged to have a health system that is affordable, usually free. Interesting to say the least the people that go through and work within our hospital system. Thankyou to the ones who make our visit as comfortable as possible and those that educate us in other areas. Happy to be home again.

The best remedy for a headache

Jane McDonald I'm so excited

Madonna

Rowena Thorburn I just showed these to Isabella.

Jason Templeman!!!

Rhonda!

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3 weeks ago

There’s nothing like a bit of TLC and some bubbles to make you feel better! Just ask Noah, 3, who's been receiving some wonderful care and attention from nurse Julie at #TPCH Children’s ED. ... See MoreSee Less

There’s nothing like a bit of TLC and some bubbles to make you feel better! Just ask Noah, 3, whos been receiving some wonderful care and attention from nurse Julie at #TPCH Children’s ED.

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Nurses sure are special people.🙏🙏

What a lovely photo

I am a semi retired Nurse and this is one of the many joys about being a Nurse. Spreading love, laughter, healing and good ole Tender Loving Care. So next time you see a nurse ask yourself "What Do I See When I Look At ANurse?" we are multifaceted and shine brighter than any diamond ever would.

Wonderful picture

Great pic

Awesome pic Jules!

Gorgeous pic!! 😍😍

Great photo Julie!

Beautiful photo 😃

nice

Go Jules!!!

Awww Jess 😍

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4 weeks ago

Heartfelt thanks from #TPCH to the wonderful Burns family for their generous bursary that will support our #nurses in continuing to provide first class care to adult congenital heart patients. Thank you, Caitlin, Helen and Cheryl! ... See MoreSee Less

Heartfelt thanks from #TPCH to the wonderful Burns family for their generous bursary that will support our #nurses in continuing to provide first class care to adult congenital heart patients. Thank you, Caitlin, Helen and Cheryl!

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Well done, very much lived experience paying it forward