Tandem Mass Spectrometry at Mater Pathology

Tuesday, 10 June 2008

In June 2008 Mater Pathology installed its first tandem mass spectrometer — an analytical instrument used in the laboratory to identify the chemical composition of compounds or samples based on the mass to charge ratio of their particles.

Filed under: Pathology

Queensland Paediatric Cardiac Service unveiled

Thursday, 12 June 2008

The official opening of the re-located Queensland Cardiac Paediatric Service (QCPS) was held at its new site at Mater Children’s Hospitals on Thursday 12 June 2008.

Filed under: Children's

Mater Private Hospital Brisbane ahead of the curve

Monday, 16 June 2008

In an Australian hospital first, Mater Private Hospital Brisbane has elevated surgical precision to a new level by trialling the state-of-the-art O-ARM® Multidimensional Surgical Imaging System.

Filed under: Private

First ecoBiz hospital in Queensland

Wednesday, 18 June 2008

Mater Private Hospital Redland (MPHR) has the distinction of being the first Queensland Hospital to be officially awarded partnership status with the Queensland Government Environment Protection Agency program ecoBiz.

Filed under: Private, Redland

Elderly patients gain a perspective on hospital

Wednesday, 18 June 2008

Mater Adult Hospital (MAH) is changing the experience of hospital for elderly patients with a new program that focuses on creating the most positive environment possible for ageing patients.

Filed under: Adult

Mater Private Hospital wins on innovative practice

Friday, 20 June 2008

A number of Mater’s exceptional people were selected to showcase their innovative practices at the annual Private Hospitals Association of Queensland Innovative Practice in the Private Sector Conference on Friday 20 June 2008. The results were outstanding.

Filed under: Private

Art therapy program assists refugee students

Friday, 20 June 2008

Earlier this year the Queensland Integrated Refugee Community Health Clinic (QIRCH) and Mater’s Child Youth and Mental Health Service (CYMHS) collaborated on an eight-week art therapy program with students from a refugee background attending Moorooka State Primary School.

Filed under: Support

Cutting edge research

Thursday, 26 June 2008

In 2003 Mater established the Mater Research Support Centre (MRSC) to coordinate and support all research and researchers working at Mater Health Services in carrying out quality study efforts.

Filed under: Adult, Children's, Research

Paediatric Emergency Nurse Practitioner

Friday, 27 June 2008

In June 2008 Kerry Gordon began work at Mater Children’s Hospital Emergency Department in her role as Queensland’s first Paediatric Emergency Nurse Practitioner.

Filed under: Children's

New Executive Director Mission Leadership

Monday, 30 June 2008

Madonna McGahan joined the Mater team as Executive Director Mission Leadership in June 2008.

Filed under: Mission
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