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Mater room service reduces plate wastage by 17 per cent Mater room service reduces plate wastage by 17 per cent

Australia’s first hotel-style hospital room service has rolled out at Mater’s South Brisbane campus delivering more than 2000 meals a day to all patients and reducing plate waste by 17 per cent.

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Tags: Mater Private Hospital Brisbane, nutrition, Room Service

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

Canine therapy assists patient recovery Canine therapy assists patient recovery

Through Mater’s Pet Therapy program, volunteers like Belinda Eva and her dog Gracie work side by side with occupational and physiotherapists to assist patients in their rehabilitation. 

Friday, 12 August 2016

Tags: Mater Private Hospital Brisbane, Pet Therapy Program, rehabilitation, volunteers

"For me, this is Mater at its best"

Mater patient Gerhard Infante has returned to the Philippines this week after successful neurosurgery and rehabilitation to minimise the symptoms of a rare condition known as Lubag.

Mater Centre for Neurosciences and associated teams donated their time and skills to extend and improve Gerhard’s life.

Monday, 18 July 2016

Tags: Mater Private Hospital Brisbane, Mission, neurological, neurosurgery

Choir sings for Mater Rehabilitation patients Choir sings for Mater Rehabilitation patients

Patients in Mater Private Hospital Brisbane rehabilitation unit were treated to a musical extravaganza with an a cappella performance from Ugandan orphans from Watoto’s Children’s Choir.

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Tags: Mater Private Hospital Brisbane

Mater Room Service wins international award Mater Room Service wins international award

The team at Mater Private Hospital Brisbane (MPHB) has been awarded the CBORD International Visionary Award for Room Service.

Friday, 6 November 2015

Tags: dietitian, Mater Private Hospital Brisbane, Mater Private Hospital Springfield, Sustainability

Mater people volunteer in the Solomon Islands Mater people volunteer in the Solomon Islands

Mater Private Hospital Brisbane perioperative nurse Jessica Bowe recently joined orthopaedic surgeon Dr Cameron Cooke and anaesthetist Dr Attila Nagy (both Visiting Medical Officers) on a volunteer trip to the Atoifi Adventist Hospital, in the Solomon Islands.

Friday, 2 October 2015

Tags: anaesthetics, Hospital, Mater, Mater Private Hospital Brisbane, nursing, orthopaedic, volunteers

Mater ranks top nationally in patient experience survey Mater ranks top nationally in patient experience survey

Mater Private Hospital Brisbane, Mater Mothers’ Private Brisbane and Mater Children’s Private Brisbane were ranked top nationally in this year’s HCF hospital experience survey of more than 12 000 of its members.

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Tags: Awards, Mater Children's Private Brisbane, Mater Mothers' Private Brisbane, Mater Private Hospital Brisbane

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

Room service offering wins award Room service offering wins award

An innovative room service initiative at Mater Private Hospital Brisbane (MPHB) has been recognised by the Private Hospitals' Association of Queensland (PHAQ) for significantly lowering food wastage and improving patient outcomes.

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Tags: Awards, Don Murray, Mater Private Hospital Brisbane, PHAQ