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Health Advocacy Legal Clinic at Mater Young Adult Health Centre Brisbane Health Advocacy Legal Clinic at Mater Young Adult Health Centre Brisbane

A Health Advocacy Legal Clinic (HALC) has been established at Mater Young Adult Health Centre Brisbane to provide free advice or legal help by a small team of supervised law and social work students. A primary function is to connect clients with appropriate representation and resources.

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Tags: Mater Health, Mater Young Adult Health Centre Brisbane

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 Education Pop-Up Simulation program Mater Education Pop-Up Simulation program

Mater Education has been using Simulation as an education tool since 2009 and currently runs a program that allows for Simulations to take place in the clinical environment.  

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Tags: Mater Education, Mater Health, simulation

Mater Doctors pull up their socks for mental health Mater Doctors pull up their socks for mental health

Mater doctors and staff are elevating the conversation of the health of healthcare professionals by wearing odd or colourful socks on 1 June for #Socks4Docs day.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Tags: Mater Group, Mater Health

Mater’s Nutrition and Dietetics Department on winning streak Mater’s Nutrition and Dietetics Department on winning streak

Mater’s Nutrition and Dietetics Department was successful in receiving a number of awards at the recent Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) national conference, held in Hobart at the end of May.

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Tags: Diabetes, dietitian, Dr Shelley Wilkinson, Mater Health, Mater Mothers, nutrition, Room Service, Sally McCray

Queensland’s first young adult kidney clinic targets transplant loss Queensland’s first young adult kidney clinic targets transplant loss

In a Queensland first, Mater Young Adult Health Centre Brisbane has introduced a kidney clinic to support the most vulnerable age group of transplant recipients from kidney loss.

Monday, 15 May 2017

Tags: Dr Michael Burke, Mater Health, Mater Young Adult Health Centre Brisbane

Journeying with our patients Journeying with our patients

The quality of healthcare data impacts every decision made along the patient care continuum. The demand for accurate and reliable data has never been more important.

Friday, 31 March 2017

Tags: analytics, Heike Magura, Mater Health

Looking ahead: challenges the healthcare industry will face in 2017 Looking ahead: challenges the healthcare industry will face in 2017

When considering what challenges the healthcare industry will face during 2017, it is consistently these themes which come to mind—value based healthcare, rising healthcare costs, and talent shortages—providing exceptional care in an effective and efficient way whilst attracting and retaining the best employees.

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Tags: Dr Shane Kelly, healthcare, Mater Group, Mater Group Executive, Mater Health

'Best of class' healthcare: delivering high quality care which meets identifed need 'Best of class' healthcare: delivering high quality care which meets identifed need

Mater has long been renowned as a leading healthcare provider, and we remain committed to maintaining this position—which is why, earlier this year, we reorientated our clinical leadership structures to align with defined clinical streams.

Monday, 12 December 2016

Tags: healthcare, Mater Group Executive, Mater Health, Sean Hubbard

Mater patient walks after 12 years with Stiff Person Syndrome Mater patient walks after 12 years with Stiff Person Syndrome

For 12 years Rhonda Hodges has been unable to walk or sit comfortably in a chair, been in tremendous pain and only left the house to go medical appointments. After a chance meeting in a medical clinic with a Mater specialist, Rhonda is not only walking again, she has regained life skills most people take for granted.

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Tags: Mater Health, Mater Private Hospital Brisbane, neurological, neurosurgery, rehabilitation