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June 2016

Mater welcomes Callan Battley as Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Mater welcomes Callan Battley as Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer

Mater has welcomed Mr Callan Battley into the newly created position of Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, responsible for partnering with key leaders, staff and specialists across Mater to support the delivery of safe, high quality, evidenced-based healthcare.

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Tags: Callan Battley, midwifery, nursing

Voting information for Mater patients, visitors and staff Voting information for Mater patients, visitors and staff

The 2016 Federal Election will be held on Saturday 2 July. To enable patients to vote, teams of electoral officers will visit the following locations at Mater’s South Brisbane campus on Wednesday 29 June, Thursday 30 June and Friday 1 July:

Monday, 27 June 2016

Tags: patient

Golden Casket proceeds fund $500 000 donation to help Mater’s smallest patients breathe easier Golden Casket proceeds fund $500 000 donation to help Mater’s smallest patients breathe easier

A world-first research trial into the more efficient use of high flow oxygen on premature babies at Mater’s Neonatal Critical Care Unit (NCCU) has been boosted with the support of a $500 000 donation from Golden Casket proceeds.

Friday, 24 June 2016

Tags: Golden Casket, Mater Foundation, Neonatal Critical Care Unit, research

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Brisbane joins Mater in Refugee Health St Vincent’s Private Hospital Brisbane joins Mater in Refugee Health

 
In celebrating national Refugee Week, Mater and St Vincent's Private Hospital Brisbane are proud to announce two new joint initiatives focusing on the health and wellbeing of Australia’s refugee population. 
 

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Tags: health, Refugee

Dr Geoffrey Hirst recognised during Queen’s Birthday Honours List Dr Geoffrey Hirst recognised during Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Mater Board Director Dr Geoffrey Hirst has been honoured during the Queen’s Birthday 2016 Honours List, receiving a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the General Division for his significant service to medicine, particularly in the field of urology, as a clinician, and to medical education and administration.

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Tags: award, Dr Geof Hirst, Mater Board