Stories tagged as Children's

Providing the tools to communicate about cancer

In September Mater Private Breast Cancer Centre and 4-Life Psychology launched a new program, “Mindful Parenting in the context of breast cancer”, to give women being treated for breast cancer the tools to effectively communicate what is happening to them with their children.

Queensland Paediatric Cardiac Service unveiled

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.

Sr Sandra Lupi RSM

2008 has been another year of great achievements for Mater Health Services. The opening of the new Mater Mothers’ Hospitals, the refurbishments of the Adult Hospital and Emergency Department and the successful relocation of the Queensland Paediatric Cardiac Service to Mater Children’s Hospitals are only a few of the capital works completed.

Young respiratory patients benefit from new service

An initiative by the Mater Children’s Hospital, which began in January 2008, is proving effective in reducing hospital admissions for young patients suffering from Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and Bronchiectasis.

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