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Health Advocacy Legal Clinic at Mater Young Adult Health Centre Brisbane

A Health Advocacy Legal Clinic (HALC) has been established at Mater Young Adult Health Centre Brisbane to provide free advice or legal help by a small team of supervised law and social work students. A primary function is to connect clients with appropriate representation and resources.

Pancreas cancer case study

Dr Andrew Barbour illustrates the benefits of chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer and its role prior to surgery. 


Improving referral processes and access to clinical information

Mater has been working with our GP partners on a series of initiatives and enhancements to improve efficiency and provide seamless access to clinical information relating to the patient journey - from referral through to discharge.

Influenza activity continues to rise

Influenza activity at the national level has continued to increase with high levels of influenza activity likely to continue for the next few weeks.

Improvements to Mater patient experience surveys

Mater will soon transition the existing paper based patient survey system to an online platform to ensure a more efficient and accurate measurement of patient experience. 

2017 Mater Doctors’ Alumni Dinner

Over 160 Mater doctors and guests attended the annual Mater Doctors’ Alumni Dinner held at Rydges South Bank on Friday 25 August.

Mater Centre for Neurosciences—changes to infusion arrangements

In a move to improve patient care, Mater Centre for Neuroscience infusion service has been relocated from Mater Cancer Care Centre to Mater Centre for Neurosciences.

'Business Class' Conference 14 - 15 October

An exclusively designed conference focussed on supporting our specialists to build their private practice now and into the future.  Mater's 'Business Class' Conference will prepare those travelling a new path into private practice, and help those who are established frequent flyers seeking a systems check for future growth.
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Private Evening Obstetric Ultrasound Service

The Mater Centre for Maternal Fetal Medicine is operating an after hours private obstetric ultrasound service for women, providing after hours access to routine morphology and First Trimester NT combined screening. Available from 5 pm-8.30 pm every second Thursday evening, funds raised from this clinic contribute directly to Mater Research.

Mater Doctors' Alumni Dinner Friday 25 August - final tickets available

Final tickets now selling

Young Adult Shared Care pilot program improving integrated care for young people

Mater Young Adult Health Centre has partnered with Brisbane South PHN to deliver a pilot Shared Care program to improve integrated care of young people aged 16-25 years in the Brisbane South area. 

Season 3 RSV Vaccine Trial to commence late September

Season 3 for the RSV Vaccine Trial will be commencing recruitment in late September.

Now you have found Chronic Kidney Disease, what do you do? Nephrologist Dr Richard Baer discusses approaches.

The growing burden of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) means we will all come across this diagnosis in our day to day work. Most recent estimates show one in 10 Australians have CKD and nine out of 10 of these people are unaware they have it. CKD is common and harmful, yet treatable.

New Mater Pathology collection centres

Mater Pathology has expanded its collection centre network with the addition of two new centres.

Mater doctors give James something to smile about

Five year-old James Narte Estrera from the Philippines has undergone surgery at Mater Children’s Private Brisbane for a complex craniofacial cleft thanks to Mater Children’s Private Brisbane and Operation Smile Australia.

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