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St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital launches Pelvic Medicine Centre
St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital has officially launched its multidisciplinary Pelvic Medicine Centre dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment and management of pelvic floor conditions.
St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital launches Pelvic Medicine Centre (222.67 kB)
International Women’s Day Art Exhibition at St Andrew’s
A stunning new art collection is now on display at St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital following the opening of The Art From The Margins’ International Women’s Day Exhibition on Friday 8 March.
International Women’s Day Art Exhibition at St Andrew’s (144.1 kB)
Hypotheticals mastermind to probe medical ethics in Brisbane
On Saturday 16 March, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital and The Wesley Hospital in Brisbane will host an evening for GPs with the prominent human rights lawyer, academic, author and broadcaster. Mr Robertson will lead an expert panel in a discussion of how medical advancements are changing the ethical and moral landscape for doctors and patients.
Hypotheticals mastermind to probe medical ethics in Brisbane (141.58 kB)
Improving our Energy Efficiency
Energy efficiency should be a priority for us all and UnitingCare Health has identified a number of initiatives which will ensure our hospitals improve their performance in this area.
Improving our Energy Efficiency (101.11 kB)
Day surgery renovations now complete
More privacy, space and efficiency are the key improvements to St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital’s newly renovated Surgical Admissions Lounge according to the Day Surgery Team.
Day Surgery renovations now complete (90.63 kB)
Congratulations to St Andrew's Neurologist Professor Peter Silburn on Australia Day Honour
UnitingCare Queensland and UnitingCare Health have congratulated world-leading Brisbane neurologist Professor Peter Silburn, who has been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2013 Australia Day Honours.
Congratulations to St Andrew’s Neurologist Professor Peter Silburn on Australia Day Honour (65.19 kB)
Day Surgery renovations will improve service provision to patients
Renovations to improve the St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital's Day Surgery area and service provision to patients will take place between Monday 7 and Friday 18 January.
Day Surgery renovations will improve service provision to patients (32.95 kB)
Cutting-edge blade a breakthrough for cardiac pacemaker and defibrillator implant surgery
St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital cardiologists are the first in the Asia-Pacific region to trial an advanced electrode ‘scalpel’ in cardiac implantable device surgery.
Cutting-edge blade a breakthrough for cardiac pacemaker and defibrillator implant surgery (216.25 kB)
Advanced cardiac CT scanning, with light and sound, now at St Andrew’s Hospital
Leading cardiologists based at St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital in Brisbane are the first in Queensland to install a state-of-the-art cardiac CT scanner to investigate patients for coronary artery disease.
Advanced cardiac CT scanning, with light and sound, now at St Andrew’s Hospital (213.95 kB)
Susan Farlow and Emergency Centre are our Award Winners for 2012
Susan Farlow and our Emergency Centre Department were crowned St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital’s award winners of 2012
Susan Farlow and Emergency Centre are our Staff Award Winners for 2012 (36.22 kB)
The healing power of art
Art in hospitals is not rare but it may seem surprising for a hospital to launch a new art collection when it has been successfully providing
patient care for more than 50 years.
The healing power of art (218.95 kB)
Read more about St Andrew's Volunteers - Pat Slattery and Ross Gault - as they're profiled in Brisbane News.
Unsung heroes (215.88 kB)
Award for ensuring care extends beyond the hospital
PROVIDING vital support to both patients and clinical areas led to a staff achievement award for St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital’s discharge coordinators team.
Award for ensuring care extends beyond the hospital (32.16 kB)
St Andrew’s doctor reaches out to Papua New Guinea islanders
A MEDICAL mission by Brisbane doctor and Paddington resident Dr Mark Dalton to help the residents of Papua New Guinea’s Ali Island set up a much needed health clinic got off to an unusual start.
St Andrew’s doctor reaches out to Papua New Guinea islanders (39.8 kB)
Queensland Health Minister visits St Andrew’s
Queensland Health Minister Lawrence Springborg praised St Andrew’s staff and facilities after visiting the hospital on Thursday 6 September.
Queensland Health Minister visits St Andrew’s (208.43 kB)
From left: UnitingCare Health Executive Director Richard Royle, Health Minister Lawrence Springborg, Director of Nursing Rosemarie
White and General Manager Dr Ian England
Brisbane specialists reach out to Hervey Bay and Wide Bay GPs
Specialists from Brisbane are reaching out to GPs in the Hervey Bay and Wide Bay areas as part of an effort to support doctors on the 'coal face' of health care in Queensland.
Brisbane specialists reach out to Hervey Bay and Wide Bay GPs (208.96 kB)
500th deep brain stimulation surgery performed by remarkable Brisbane specialists
The world-renowned team of neurologist Professor Peter Silburn and neurosurgeon Associate Professor Terry Coyne have together performed their 500th Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) operation at St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital in Brisbane.
500th deep brain stimulation surgery performed by remarkable Brisbane specialists (219.21 kB)
St Andrew’s Nuclear Medicine installs state-of-the-art SPECT/CT scanner
Queensland Diagnostic Imaging (QDI) Nuclear Medicine at St Andrew’s has installed a new Siemens Symbia T16 SPECT/CT scanner. The scanner provides both diagnostic CT and SPECT studies in a single system making examinations easier on patients and preventing days of uncertainty as they wait for test results.
St Andrew’s Nuclear Medicine installs state-of-the-art SPECT/CT scanner (212.88 kB)
Urology services boosted
St Andrew’s has invested $330,000 in new urology instrumentation and equipment, including flexible cystoscopes, resectoscopesand ureteroscopes, for the recommencement of specialist urology services.
Urology services boosted (208.48 kB)
Back in Balance
St Andrew’s Back in Balance Falls Prevention Program aims to improve strength and balance as well as increase awareness of the risks of falling, and strategies to prevent falls.
Back in balance (212.83 kB)