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VMO survey feedback update from Director Private Hospitals Justin Greenwell

Since commencing my new role I have been spending as much time as possible with our VMOs and discussing how Mater is meeting their needs. In addition I have been reviewing feedback from the VMO survey that was conducted earlier this year and thought this was a great opportunity to provide an update on some of the initiatives being worked on as a direct result from the feedback.

Dr Martin Wood appointed as Director, Mater Centre for Neurosciences

Dr Martin Wood has accepted the position of Director, Mater Centre for Neurosciences commencing in January 2019. Dr Wood will lead the development and embedding of strategy and vision for the Mater Centre for Neurosciences.

App hopes to reduce stillbirths by 30 per cent

A new mobile phone app being trialled at Mater Mothers’ Hospital Brisbane aims to reduce the rate of stillbirth in Australia by 30 per cent by focusing on a baby’s kicks.

Day oncology unit and rehabilitation expansion due for Redland

The development of a dedicated day medical oncology unit and expansion of the rehabilitation gym at Mater Private Hospital Redland will soon commence. 

Mater Private Hospital Springfield’s busiest day

Last month the team at Mater Private Hospital Springfield had their busiest day ever caring for patients since the hospital opened, almost three years ago.

Are you Breast Cancer aware?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month — highlighting a disease affecting around 17 000 women and 140 men each year. With early detection and intervention, treatment is highly successful.

Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Joshi tackles Mt Everest

After 10 years working as an Orthopaedic Surgeon at Mater Private Hospital Redland, Dr Sanjay Joshi is used to telling patients to undertake physical activity for better health and faster recovery—advice he put into practice himself when he recently climbed to Everest Base Camp with 12 friends, also doctors, from around the world.

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