The bariatric surgery initiative aims to improve the health of approximately 260 Queenslanders living with both obesity and diabetes.
Brisbane man Nick Moreau struggled with suicidal thoughts for more than a decade. An unhappy atmosphere at home was the catalyst for his downward spiral. Dark thoughts became his new normal.
Almost 100 projects from across Queensland have been put centre stage and given the platform for scale and spread thanks to the Clinical Excellence Showcase.
Queensland Health is piloting Getting it Right First Time (GiRFT) in its hospitals as part of the Minister’s priority Delivering what matters in orthopaedic care.
Centre for Leadership Excellence are currently partnering with nine hospital and health services (HHSs), including the Torres and Cape HHS, Cairns and Hinterland HHS, North West HHS, West Moreton HHS, Mackay HHS, Townsville HHS, Central Queensland HHS, Sunshine Coast HHS, and Children’s Health Qld
When intravenous antibiotics are the only specific medical treatment for sepsis, how can we promote sepsis awareness and early identification without encouraging antibiotic overuse?
Queensland Health is working with consumers and clinicians across the care continuum to increase patient choice of care settings and the quality and safety of care provided.
Jocelyn Toohill the Director of Midwifery in the Office of the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer shares with us her experiences and why she became a Midwife.
High school students, nursing graduates and health professionals are encouraged to pursue careers in midwifery under new projects run by the Office of the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer.
Queensland has stepped up to the plate by accepting Nursing Now’s Nightingale Challenge 2020. Shelley Nowlan, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, said Queensland was up to the task. ‘I am proud to say we are one of three Australian organisations to do so and an early adopter of the campaign.’