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Mater Childcare celebrate National Reconciliation Week Mater Childcare celebrate National Reconciliation Week

Mater Childcare have hosted a special event for National Reconciliation Week to become a more culturally competent centre and incorporating indigenous practices into programs and curriculums.

Friday, 2 June 2017

Tags: children, Mission

Indigenous children at greater risk of ICU admission for invasive infections Indigenous children at greater risk of ICU admission for invasive infections

New research shows Indigenous children are three times more likely to be admitted to Australian intensive care units (ICUs) with life-threatening infections than non-Indigenous children.

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Tags: Associate Professor Luregn Schlapbach, children, lady cilento children's hospital, Mater Research

Hope for baby Sam Hope for baby Sam

Mater Children's Private Brisbanel urological surgeon Dr David Winkle has changed the future for a Ugandan toddler affectionately known as Baby Sam. 

Sam was abandoned at a Ugandan hospital just after birth and suffers from the rare developmental abnormality bladder exstrophy which resulted in his bladder developing on the outside of his body.

Friday, 8 July 2016

Tags: children, Mater Children's Private Brisbane, Mission

Sleep testing more than just child’s play Sleep testing more than just child’s play

As any parent will tell you, a child having a bad night’s sleep can have a huge impact on everyone in the house the next day.

Monday, 2 November 2015

Tags: children, Mater Children's Private Brisbane, study

Mater Children’s Private Brisbane launch Mater Children’s Private Brisbane launch

Mater Children’s Private Brisbane launched its new stand-alone private paediatric facility on Wednesday 6 May, celebrating with a children’s themed party.

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Tags: Children, Mater, Mater Children's Private Brisbane, Private

Students’ artistic talent celebrated at Mater Private Hospital Springfield Students’ artistic talent celebrated at Mater Private Hospital Springfield

Local school students will see their creativity come to life when Mater Private Hospital Springfield (MPHS) opens at the end of the year by taking part in an interactive community arts program. 

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Tags: children, Fritha Mackay, healthcare, Hospital, Mater, Mater Private Hospital Springfield

Mater Children’s Hospital patients investigate food sources for diabetes research Mater Children’s Hospital patients investigate food sources for diabetes research

Mater Children’s Hospital patients undertook diabetes research with some creative science fun thanks to Mater researchers and Big Bang Education.

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Tags: children, diabetes, Joesphine Forbes, Mater Children's Hospital, Mater Research, science