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At Mater, we value effective communication—with staff, patients and the community. To keep up to date with news at Mater, you can review the latest news updates on this page or you can follow us or join the conversation.

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Clarence Street gets a wriggle on recycling Clarence Street gets a wriggle on recycling

The team at Clarence Street, Mater Young Adult Health Centre Brisbane, are celebrating National Recycling Week (12 to 18 November) with their pet composting worms!

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Tags: Clarence Street, Mater Young Adult Health Centre Brisbane

App hopes to reduce stillbirths by 30 per cent App hopes to reduce stillbirths by 30 per cent

A new mobile phone app being trialled at Mater Mothers’ Hospital Brisbane aims to reduce the rate of stillbirth in Australia by 30 per cent by focusing on a baby’s kicks.

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Tags: Mater Mothers, Mater Research

Mater Educator awarded Queensland Clinical Educator of the Year Mater Educator awarded Queensland Clinical Educator of the Year

Mater Education’s Director of Clinical Training, Dr Ryan Frazer, has been awarded Queensland Clinical Educator of the Year.

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Tags: Mater Education

Rebekah finds her place in Pastoral Care Rebekah finds her place in Pastoral Care

Mater Pastoral Care Practitioner Rebekah Durham was on track for a career in journalism when a university assignment highlighted how her personality and skillset were actually meant for a different path in life.

Thursday, 25 October 2018

Tags: Mission

Mater helps bring new hope to patients with cystic fibrosis Mater helps bring new hope to patients with cystic fibrosis

A new triple-combination drug trialled at Mater in Brisbane could increase the life expectancy of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF).

Friday, 19 October 2018

Tags: clinical research, Mater Research