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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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Refugee finds her voice in giving a voice to others Refugee finds her voice in giving a voice to others

During Refugee Week, My-Linh Do reflects on her own experience as a refugee and how it informs her work as a Mater Vietnamese interpreter.

Monday, 18 June 2018

Tags: Mater, Refugee, Refugee Week

Professor Mark Smithers recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours List Professor Mark Smithers recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours List

In this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list, Professor Mark Smithers was made a Member in the General Division (AM) of the Order of Australia. The Order of Australia is the principal and most prestigious means of recognising outstanding members of the community at a national level.

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Tags: Mater Queensland

Managing your type 1 diabetes Managing your type 1 diabetes

Do you have type 1 diabetes? Are you looking for more freedom, less guesswork and better health? The DAFNE course teaches you how to manage type 1 diabetes by working out how much insulin is needed for what you choose to eat. 

Friday, 8 June 2018

Tags: Diabetes, diabetes management, Queensland Diabetes and Endocrine Centre, type 1 diabetes

Dedicated patient car park at Mater Dedicated patient car park at Mater

Mater Hill West Car Park is designated as a patient-only car park during peak usage times of 5 am to 2 pm Monday to Friday.

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Tags: car park, Mater Hill West Car Park, Mater Medical Centre, parking

Tamasin’s story – Bladder Cancer Awareness Month Tamasin’s story – Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

To commemorate Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, Mater patient Tamasin Stuart shares her bladder cancer journey.

Monday, 14 May 2018

Tags: bladder cancer