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March 2017

Severe weather event in South East Queensland

Due to the severe weather event currently impacting South East Queensland all surgery scheduled at Mater Hospital Brisbane tomorrow has been cancelled.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Tags: severe weather event, surgery

Severe weather in South East Queensland Severe weather in South East Queensland

Mater’s emergency departments remain open to provide care for those who are seriously hurt or unwell.However, some of Mater's theatres and outpatient clinics are temporarily closed this afternoon (Thursday 30 March 2017).

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Tags: emergency, severe weather event

Mater delivers Australia’s first next generation CT Imaging Mater delivers Australia’s first next generation CT Imaging

Mater is Australia’s first hospital to take delivery of a CT scanner which provides scans in approximately a third of a second and delivers significantly less radiation than all other machines available to Australian hospital patients.

Friday, 24 March 2017

Tags: first, Mater Hospital Brisbane

Mater acts locally, thinks globally for Earth Hour Mater acts locally, thinks globally for Earth Hour

Mater is celebrating Earth Hour by ‘acting locally and thinking globally’. Peter Nomikos, Director of Engineering and Maintenance, is a key member of the multi-award winning Sustainability at Mater planning committee and is leading Mater’s ongoing transition to energy-saving LED lamps. 

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Tags: environmental sustainability, Sustainability at Mater

Lent—a time for new beginnings Lent—a time for new beginnings

In our busy world, Lent provides us with an opportunity for reflection and renewal, to reassess our relationships and attitudes and to identify the things we wish we could do differently.

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Tags: Lent