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Heart of Mater—Beth's story Heart of Mater—Beth's story

For more than 37 years, Beth Burt has been part of what she refers to as her ‘Mater family’.

Monday, 10 April 2017

Tags: Mater Mothers' Hospitals, The Heart of Mater

Mater Professor takes global approach to gestational diabetes Mater Professor takes global approach to gestational diabetes

Mater’s Director of Obstetric Medicine, Professor David McIntyre, is one of two Australian researchers to be awarded a Visiting Professor Fellowship in Denmark. 

Monday, 20 February 2017

Tags: Awards, diabetes, gestational, Mater Mothers' Hospitals, Mothers

Mater's baby of hope Mater's baby of hope

For Claudine and David Fitzgibbon, Baby Harvey is  their baby of hope made possible by Dr Glenn GardenerDr Martin Wood and the team at Mater Mothers’ Hospital Brisbane.

This is the family’s fourth baby. And their third baby diagnosed with spina bifida.

Monday, 13 February 2017

Tags: Dr Glenn Gardener, Dr Martin Wood, in-utero, Mater Mothers' Hospitals, neurosurgery, spina bifida

Mater celebrates 10 000 babies in 2016 Mater celebrates 10 000 babies in 2016

Baby Rita Rose was born at Mater Mothers’ Hospitals with an extra special detail to share―born on the 13 December at 13:33 pm, measuring 49.5 cm, weighing 2842 grams and Mater’s 10 000th baby born this year!

Monday, 19 December 2016

Tags: 10000, babies, Mater Mothers' Hospitals, Mater Mothers' Private Brisbane

Nonie's Story Nonie's Story

Whenever patients or staff talk about “Nonie who used to be in Mater Children’s Private but is now in Mater Mother’s birth suites”, there is usually a delighted “we love Nonie!” response. Nonie began working at Mater in Food Services in 2000, before working exclusively for Mater Children’s Private Food Service from 2002 until 2015, after which she was redeployed to Mater Mothers’ Birth Suites as an Assistant in Nursing (AIN).

Friday, 20 May 2016

Tags: Mater Mothers' Hospitals, Mission, The Heart of Mater

Mater Professor’s international award for diabetes in pregnancy Mater Professor’s international award for diabetes in pregnancy

Mater’s Director of Obstetric Medicine, Professor David McIntyre, is to be honoured by the American Diabetes Association for research into diabetes and pregnancy that has been translated into clinical care.

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Tags: Awards, Diabetes, Mater Education, Mater Mothers' Hospitals, Mater Research

Mater People recognised at 2015 Clinical Teaching & Learning Awards Mater People recognised at 2015 Clinical Teaching & Learning Awards

Mater’s annual Clinical Teaching & Learning Awards were presented at Royal on the Park Hotel on Monday 2 November. 

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Tags: Mater, Mater Education, Mater Mothers' Hospitals

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, cancer care centre, Mater, Mater Mothers' Hospitals, occupational therapy

Mater celebrates World Breastfeeding Week—1 to 7 August Mater celebrates World Breastfeeding Week—1 to 7 August

Mater is celebrating World Breastfeeding Week (1 to 7 August) with a live web chat to promote the benefits of breastfeeding and Mater’s Breastfeeding Support Centre.

Monday, 3 August 2015

Tags: breastfeeding, Centre, Mater Mothers, Mater Mothers' Hospitals, Support

Mater Health Services Christmas-New Year opening hours Mater Health Services Christmas-New Year opening hours

Providing healthcare to the community doesn’t stop over the holidays. While there are some closures of Mater facilities and services, many services remain open over the Christmas-New Year break.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Tags: emergency, healthcare, Mater, Mater Mothers' Hospitals, Mater Pathology, Mater Pharmacy,, Mater Private Hospital Brisbane, Mater Private Hospital Redland

Mater celebrates 10 000 babies in 2014 Mater celebrates 10 000 babies in 2014

Mater welcomes into the world the 10 000th baby to be born this year at Mater Mothers’ Hospitals.   

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Tags: baby, Mater Mother, Mater Mothers' Hospitals, Mater Mothers’ Private Redland

Free entry to Brisbane Pregnancy Babies and Children’s Expo Free entry to Brisbane Pregnancy Babies and Children’s Expo

Mater Mothers will be attending Brisbane’s annual Pregnancy Babies and Children’s Expo this Friday to Sunday (20 to 22 June 2014).

Monday, 16 June 2014

Tags: Baby, Mater Mothers' Hospitals