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March 2017

Severe weather event update Severe weather event update

South East Queensland is continuing to feel the impacts of ex Tropical Cyclone Debbie.  Mater continues to operate as normal with only a minor number of services impacted.

Friday, 31 March 2017

Tags: severe weather event

Severe weather event in South East Queensland 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 takes delivery of latest Toshiba CT scanner Mater takes delivery of latest Toshiba CT scanner

Mater Hospital Brisbane is Australia’s first hospital to take delivery of the latest Toshiba volume imaging CT scanner that can scan an entire head or heart in a single rotation in approximately a third of a second.

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