Stories tagged as Children's

Cutting edge research

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.

Dr Ann (Annie) Newton

Dr Ann Newton was a widely respected paediatric anaesthetist known for her exceptional care and ability to make others “want to be a better person”.

Dr John O’Donnell

Today was a reflective day. I was asked to reflect on the performance of Mater Health Services as an organisation in 2008. I jotted down some of the achievements and events as they came to mind and before I knew it the page was full.

From little things, big things grow

Every year in September there is an important week in Mater’s calendar to celebrate the legacy of Catherine McAuley and the Sisters of Mercy by acknowledging the organisation’s ongoing commitment to Mercy.

Leading paediatric surgeons join Mater

Dr Graham Nunn, one of Australia’s top children’s cardiac surgeons, was appointed to lead the Queensland Paediatric Cardiac Service (QPCS) surgical team at the Mater Children’s Hospital in March 2008.

Mater Children’s Private Hospital celebrates 10 years

Celebrating its 10th birthday in true style, the Mater Children’s Private Hospital (MCPH), which treats more than 3000 patients each year, hosted two gala events on Monday, 10 March 2008.

New car park to support children's hospital

To support the construction of the Queensland Children’s Hospital, which will open in 2014, Mater Health Services is building a new car parking facility on the grounds of St Laurence’s College.

New Director of Neonatology

The April 2008 retirement of Mater Mothers’ Hospitals’ long-standing Director of Neonatology, Professor David Tudehope saw the appointment of renowned neonatologist Dr David Knight to the role.

Operation Smile: changing the world one child at a time

Tham, a nine-year-old Vietnamese girl, was born with a rare and complicated facial deformity.

Paediatric Emergency Nurse Practitioner

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.

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