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The latest news at Metro North Hospital and Health Service.

November 2017
20 November Double victories for Metro North at 43rd SHPA National Conference
20 November Single blood test to rule out imminent heart attack risk created with help of RBWH researcher
20 November Queensland Milk Bank celebrates five years of saving the state’s tiniest patients
17 November Continuing the legacy of a legend
October 2017
30 October Robert's self-motivation for better health, one step at a time
30 October Volunteers Val and Violet recognised for 30 years of valuable service
19 October RBWH wins national quality improvement award
19 October New renal and oncology facilities open at Redcliffe Hospital
13 October Celebrating excellence
9 October Opening doors to good mental health
4 October LINK & SEED Innovation Funding Showcase
September 2017
29 September Metro North Chief Executive appointed
29 September Keeping pace with the community
26 September RBWH launches Queensland's only Skin Culture Centre
19 September Transplant saves school teen
19 September RBWH celebrates nurses and midwives
5 September Inaugural RBWH Research Ambassador announced
4 September Expediting chest pain assessment safely
1 September Review of long stay residential services
August 2017
31 August Research to measure cost-effectiveness of dementia treatment
30 August Research result amazes
24 August Multi-storey car park plan for Redcliffe Hospital
23 August World leading trial saving lives
21 August High tea celebrates 150 years of nursing and midwifery at RBWH
21 August Unique test to help detect lung cancer early
14 August Brighton Healthy Ageing Expo to inspire better living on Seniors Week
8 August Community invited to comment on Herston Quarter
7 August Queensland's only milk bank expands its reach
July 2017
27 July Work begins on the $1.1 billion Herston Quarter Redevelopment
14 July New blue room officially opened
13 July New research centre at TPCH targets early detection of lung cancer
8 July Metro North Hospital and Health Service addresses nursing home issues
June 2017
30 June Record injection of funds for chronic disease research
29 June On-call medical support for aged care facilities
22 June Opening the Yellow Envelope
22 June Caboolture Hospital is set for a major upgrade and expansion
20 June Information sessions for graduating nurses and midwifery students
15 June Milk bank gives gift of life at Caboolture 
13 June Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family Fun Day to mark NAIDOC Week
5 June New report reveals truth of trauma impact on Queensland hospitals
May 2017
28 May Sugary drinks off the menu at Caboolture Hospital
26 May World-leading Brisbane researchers recognised
22 May RBWH ED social work service helping domestic violence victims
17 May Miracle patient gets second chance at life
3 May Busting supplement myths
April 2017
10 April RANZCP honours Michael Breakspear
9 April Improving hospital care for older patients
March 2017
22 March RBWH introduces corneal crosslinking
14 March Grants boost emergency medicine research
14 March Research fellowship for one of our brightest young minds
14 March $20m grant funds research to eradicate diseases
13 March The evolving face of pharmacy
9 March Measles case confirmed
3 March A heart-warming story
February 2017
28 February Health Alliance to bridge primary care and hospital gap
15 February RBWH celebrates 150 years of caring for Queenslanders
15 February New Hospital service helps Caboolture kids grow
8 February Academy continues to pave way for a great career start
January 2017
27 January Metro North Australia Day Awards
20 January Welcome to our new junior doctors
9 January Alliance brings dental benefits to Queenslanders
December 2016
19 December Medicinal cannabis trial offers new hope in epilepsy battle
16 December Don’t meet hospital staff by accident this Christmas: Top 10 ED presentations revealed
16 December Mannequin Challenge
16 December Happy holidays
7 December Medical glue is the clue to Australian breakthrough
7 December Exciting year for mental health researchers
November 2016
24 November RBWH announces new partnership
21 November Herston Biofabrication Institute to revolutionise modern medicine
16 November More options now available for Caboolture mums-to-be
3 November Academy first provides healthy career step
October 2016
31 October Passing the torch after two decades of kindness
28 October RBWH Race to the Roof winners
20 October Tackling occupational violence in our hospitals
14 October 2016 Metro North Staff Excellence Awards
10 October

Good oral health important for mental wellbeing

05 October Belle’s a Master of the game
04 October

Metro North HHS Annual Report 2015-2016

September 2016
30 September Metro North HHS increases health care services
29 September

RBWH making strides with 3D-printed bones

23 September Expo shines spotlight on mental health
22 September

Sharing our culture with the world

20 September No excuse for abuse
16 September

RBWH on the frontline in the war against superbugs

16 September

RBWH researcher shines on global stage

15 September

Tackling debilitating migraines head-on

15 September

Breakthrough research to save lives

15 September

RBWH doctors recognised at Asia Pacific’s premier healthcare event

12 September Flowers' healing power
12 September Award for innovative mental health-policing model
07 September

Leading the way in renal genomics

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Last updated: 21 August 2017