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Celebrating 20 years of Mater Children’s Private Brisbane

On Friday 4 December 1998, 20 years ago, Mater Children’s Private Brisbane (formerly named Mater Children’s Private Hospital) was officially opened by the Governor of Queensland, Major General Peter Arnison AO and blessed by Father Cassian Double OFM. The 25-bed facility was Australia’s first dedicated private paediatric hospital.

Mater Education celebrates 20 years

This year Mater Education celebrates 20 years as a registered training organisation.

Mater Group Christmas-New Year Opening Hours

Mater Group is committed to the ongoing safety and care of the community during the holiday period. While there are some closures of Mater facilities and services, many services will continue to open over the Christmas-New Year Eve break.

Milestone moment in Mater's history

Today, Mater is launching our new brand; a new symbol in line with the organisation’s new strategic direction which repositions Mater as a group that incorporates health, education and research for a healthy community.

New brand for Mater Group

On Wednesday 21 November, we will launch our new Mater Group brand to the community so from this date you will start to see our new brand roll out across the group.

VMO survey feedback update from Director Private Hospitals Justin Greenwell

Since commencing my new role I have been spending as much time as possible with our VMOs and discussing how Mater is meeting their needs. In addition I have been reviewing feedback from the VMO survey that was conducted earlier this year and thought this was a great opportunity to provide an update on some of the initiatives being worked on as a direct result from the feedback.

Dr Martin Wood appointed as Director, Mater Centre for Neurosciences

Dr Martin Wood has accepted the position of Director, Mater Centre for Neurosciences commencing in January 2019. Dr Wood will lead the development and embedding of strategy and vision for the Mater Centre for Neurosciences.

App hopes to reduce stillbirths by 30 per cent

A new mobile phone app being trialled at Mater Mothers’ Hospital Brisbane aims to reduce the rate of stillbirth in Australia by 30 per cent by focusing on a baby’s kicks.

Day oncology unit and rehabilitation expansion due for Redland

The development of a dedicated day medical oncology unit and expansion of the rehabilitation gym at Mater Private Hospital Redland will soon commence. 

Mater Private Hospital Springfield’s busiest day

Last month the team at Mater Private Hospital Springfield had their busiest day ever caring for patients since the hospital opened, almost three years ago.

Are you Breast Cancer aware?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month — highlighting a disease affecting around 17 000 women and 140 men each year. With early detection and intervention, treatment is highly successful.

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