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Clean hands are safe hands

Mater has launched our new hand hygiene program—Clean hands are safe hands.

Clean hands are critical in reducing the spread of infection and illness and protecting our patients and each other.

Emotional Health Unit opening soon

Mater is excited to announce the opening of a new Emotional Health Unit for young people aged 16 to 25, as part of the Mater Young Adult Health Centre Brisbane, on Monday 24 June. 

Care for patients with delirium update

Delirium is common in our hospitalised patients and leads to poorer outcomes and increased mortality. Early identification of patients at risk of delirium, prompt diagnosis and early intervention are crucial for reducing severity of delirium and complications that arise from it. Early treatment of underlying contributing factors is essential.

Associate Professor Simon Denny, Director Mater Young Adult Health Centre Brisbane

Congratulations to Associate Professor Simon Denny who has commenced as the Director Mater Young Adult Health Centre Brisbane (MYAHCB).

 

Pre-analytical Management Solution (PAMS)

Mater Pathology is implementing a new IT system in our community collection centres. It’s called PAMS and stands for Pre-analytical Management Solution.

Are you familiar with the new clinical handover forms?

From 30 April 2019 we have re-introduced a form for when patients are transferred from one area to ensure critical information is SHARED. This process is going to standardise clinical handover within Mater and reduce the variation that exists. Please familiarise yourself and your team with this new process.

Congratulations to Dr Cullen O’Gorman

Dr O’Gorman was recently appointed Director of Neurology within the Mater Centre for Neurosciences. 

Mater Nurses and Midwives recognised for exceptional care

Four nurses and midwives have been recognised for their exceptional care at Mater’s inaugural Mater Health Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.

Epilepsy care boosted in Vietnam mission

Mater neurologist Dr Sasha Dionisio recently travelled to Vietnam with the Asian Epilepsy Academy (ASEPA) to help teach local specialists about practical techniques for epilepsy management.

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