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Mater Private Hospital wins on innovative practice

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.

Mercy abroad

Each year Mater engages in a range of activities as part of its commitment to offering compassionate care to the sick and needy. Often these initiatives take place on home soil. At other times Mater takes its action abroad.

New era in cardiovascular care at Mater Private

On 21 March 2008 Mater Private Hospital Brisbane saw the dawning of a new era with revolutionary new technology installed in the hospital’s second state-of-the-art catheter lab.

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.

Redland rated number one again

For the second year running, Mater Private Hospital Redland (MPHR) has been rated number one in the official Press Ganey patient satisfaction survey of Australian private hospitals.

Refurbished Emergency Department opened

Wednesday 30 April saw Queensland Health Minister The Honourable Stephen Robertson MP officially opening the newly refurbished Mater Adult Hospital and Emergency Department.

Setting the pace for coronary care in Queensland

Mater Private Hospital Brisbane officially opened its expanded Coronary Care Unit in August 2008.

What an exceptional day ...

It was a day that signified so much. The opening ceremony, with its poignant symbolism representing the transition from the old to the new, the hundreds of Mater staff and friends who gathered to watch as the plaque was unveiled, the small group of tireless workers who had devoted hours and hours of their time to make sure that every last detail of this special event was in place. It was day full of heart and one charged with emotion.

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