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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Miranda's story Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Miranda's story

October, Australia’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, provides an opportunity for us all to focus on breast cancer and its impact on those affected by the disease in our community.

Friday, 13 October 2017

Tags: Breast Cancer, Mater Cancer Care Centre

Cancer patients Looking Good and Feeling Better Cancer patients Looking Good and Feeling Better

Local cancer patients were the first to experience a Look Good Feel Better workshop at Mater Private Hospital Springfield on Monday 28 August.

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Tags: Mater Cancer Care Centre, Mater Health, Mater Private Hospital Springfield

Mater patient benefits from cooling cap thanks to Dry July Mater patient benefits from cooling cap thanks to Dry July

When Carolyn Attwood was facing chemotherapy following a breast cancer diagnosis in 2016, one of her first questions was whether she would lose her hair.

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Tags: Mater Cancer Care Centre, Mater Private Hospital Springfield

Claire's story Claire's story

Claire Kelly counts herself as a very fortunate person.  As the Private Care Coordinator for Mater Cancer Care Centre she loves her job and the positive impact she can have on patient care.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Tags: Mater Cancer Care Centre, Mission, The Heart of Mater

Trevor's Story Trevor's Story

At 55 years of age, Trevor was running marathons and living an active lifestyle when his life changed dramatically. 

Friday, 17 June 2016

Tags: Mater Cancer Care Centre, Mission, The Heart of Mater

Mater Private Hospital Springfield officially opens Mater Private Hospital Springfield officially opens

More than 1400 people spent 320 000 hours constructing Mater Private Hospital Springfield, and in doing so, laid the foundation for building a healthy community at Greater Springfield.
 
Officially opened by His Excellency, the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland and blessed by The Most Reverend Mark Coleridge, Archbishop of Brisbane, the new Mater Private Hospital Springfield was officially opened and blessed at a ceremony to celebrate this historic event on 11 December.  

Friday, 11 December 2015

Tags: Mater Cancer Care Centre, Mater Private Hospital Springfield, Springfield

Colouring in just for grownups Colouring in just for grownups

Artists in the making have been found across Mater Health Services Brisbane as patients embrace colouring in to alleviate stress and promote relaxation.

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Tags: adolescents, Mater, Mater Cancer Care Centre, Mater Mothers' Hospitals, occupational therapy

Recruitment commences for Mater Private Hospital Springfield Recruitment commences for Mater Private Hospital Springfield

The recruitment process for stage one of Mater Private Hospital Springfield is now underway with all nursing, administration and support roles being advertised over several weeks. 

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Tags: Fritha Mackay, healthcare, Mater, Mater Cancer Care Centre, Mater Private Hospital Springfield

Director appointed to Mater at Springfield Director appointed to Mater at Springfield

Fritha Mackay has been appointed to the new position of Director of Mater Springfield. 

Thursday, 19 February 2015

Tags: Fritha Mackay, healthcare, Mater Cancer Care Centre, Mater Private Hospital Springfield