Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH) is a quaternary and tertiary referral teaching hospital located at the Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS) Herston site, close to the Brisbane CBD. RBWH provides state-of-the-art health care services for more than one tenth of all patient services in Queensland.
The hospital participates in world-leading research and education in pursuit of excellence in specialised care to deliver the best possible patient outcomes. Partnerships with more than 14 Queensland and national universities, three TAFE providers and a collaboration with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) are key to RBWH developing our future clinical (allied health, medical, nursing) and non-clinical workforce focussing on safe, quality patient outcomes.
RBWH has 929 beds and in the year 2015 employed on average 5990 multi-disciplinary staff with 100,149 patients admitted. Inpatient and outpatient services provided over the 2015 calendar year included:
74,399 emergency department presentations
17,369 elective surgery procedures
4124 babies delivered
469,179 outpatient appointments.