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Young Adults offered an interactive waiting room experience Young Adults offered an interactive waiting room experience

Young diabetes patients who need regular appointments are often faced with lots of waiting as they are seen by a range of specialists including Doctors, Dietitian, Psychologists, Psychiatrists and Diabetes Nurse Educators.

Monday, 23 April 2018

Tags: mater

Influenza Update Influenza Update

2017 was the worst year for influenza in recorded history in terms of numbers of cases diagnosed. This year there are more options for vaccination too that should make a big difference including higher dose or boosted vaccines for the elderly population and most states are subsidising the vaccine for children.

Monday, 9 April 2018

Tags: influenza, SafeQuest

Teenager awake during brain surgery now seizure free Teenager awake during brain surgery now seizure free

A Queensland teenager suffering from debilitating epilepsy is now seizure free, following brain surgery during which he remained awake. Adam Barry underwent the complex surgery in October last year at Mater Hospital Brisbane with neurosurgeon Dr Jason Papacostas.

Thursday, 29 March 2018

Tags: Dr Sasha Dionisio, epilepsy, Mater Centre for Neurosciences, neurological, neurosurgery

Easter reflection 2018 Easter reflection 2018

Easter is a time for reflection and highlights the beliefs and certainties that bring us peace. Catholic Mass and services will be held at Mater's South Brisbane campus throughout the Holy Easter period.

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Tags: Easter, Mission

180K to support women changing our world 180K to support women changing our world

Two female researchers in Queensland have been awarded strategic grants as a step forward in closing the research and academic gender gap.

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Tags: Awards, clinical research, Mater Research, research