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March 2016

Staying well this 'flu' season Staying well this 'flu' season

The ‘flu’, or influenza, is quite a highly contagious viral infection, which spreads easily to others. It is often serious and can be potentially deadly, particularly in people who are in identified risk groups, but even in those individuals who are fit and healthy.

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Tags: influenza, SafeQuest

A symbol of transformation—the Holy Easter period A symbol of transformation—the Holy Easter period

The Holy Easter period—the most important religious celebration of the Christian Church liturgical year—reminds us that God transcends all parts of our lives and gives us meaning, hope and completion.

Thursday, 24 March 2016

Tags: Easter, Madonna McGahan, Mission

Sustainability at Mater—environmental sustainability in the healthcare sector Sustainability at Mater—environmental sustainability in the healthcare sector

As our priority at Mater will always be the delivery of exceptional care to patients, I am often asked ‘why focus on sustainability’?

I don’t believe the two are mutually exclusive, and in fact believe their guiding principles are intrinsically linked.

Friday, 18 March 2016

Tags: environmental sustainability, Sustainability

The future of healthcare and technology The future of healthcare and technology

If we focus on a solution, we can work through problems as they arise and not use them as barriers which prevent us from taking action in the first place.

Friday, 11 March 2016

Tags: data, healthcare, social media, technology