Several Queensland health services have won awards at the 2018 International Hospital Federation (IHF) Awards, announced by IHF President Dr Francisco Balestrin (Brazil) in Brisbane yesterday.
Queensland's Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer has extended her congratulations to Gold Coast Professor Jennifer Fenwick, announced as the lead researcher in Australia in the areas of pregnancy and birth.
The Clinical Excellence Division would like to wish Julie Hulcombe well as she departs the role of Chief Allied Health Officer today.
This week marks the fourth annual Community and Primary Health Care Nursing Week; raising awareness of the contributions and benefits of community and primary nurses to the health system.
September 13 marks World Sepsis Day; a valuable opportunity to raise awareness of the potentially deadly condition.
Evidence from across the globe indicates there is a relationship between obesity and a range of health conditions including type 2 diabetes.
The Statewide Anaesthesia and Perioperative Care Clinical Network has published the Difficult Airway Alert - the first of its kind in Australia.
Statewide Hospital in the Home (HITH) Service representatives came together in Brisbane last week for a HITH Solutions Design Workshop; an interactive workshop designed to generate solutions that will better promote and optimise the uptake of HITH in Queensland.
Statewide Stroke Clinical Network coordinator Greg Cadigan was one of seven finalists for the prestigious Stroke Foundation and Stroke Society of Australasia 2018 Stroke Care Champion Award announced at the Stroke 2018 Conference in Sydney.
With the ageing population and rates of chronic diseases expected to continue rising, Queensland needs to plan for caring more appropriately for older persons.