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New Mater Group Executive structure

A recent restructure of key leadership roles at Mater has been announced to create a smaller, more agile group structure 

The 'Early Bird' gets the worm... and discounted registration to Mater's 'Golden Age of Hollywood' GP Education Conference 2018.

Join us as we roll out the red carpet for a weekend of education and Hollywood Glamour at the Mater GP Education conference, 21-22 July 2018 at Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa, Gold Coast.

Teenager awake during brain surgery now seizure free

A Queensland teenager suffering from debilitating epilepsy is now seizure free, following brain surgery during which he remained awake.

In memory of Dr John Waller AM

We remember former Executive Director Mater Adult Hospital Dr John Waller AM, who gave 19 years of dedicated service to Mater.

2018 Mater VMO Survey—now in your inbox

Mater is conducting a VMO e-survey to seek valuable insights about various aspects of our business and the ways in which we can better work together to ensure we continue to meet the needs of those we serve.

Mark your diaries for the 2018 Mater Doctors’ Alumni Dinner

Mater Doctors are invited to attend the Mater Doctors' Alumni Dinner to be held at Customs House on Friday 24 August.

New online preadmission forms for Mater private hospitals

Mater private hospitals in Brisbane, Redland and Springfield now provide an online service for patients to complete their required preadmission forms via the Mater Patient Portal. 

Australian killer receives international focus

The world’s leading minds on ocular melanoma say more must be done to help the 50 per cent of patients who die from melanoma of the eye in Australia.

Coming soon. GP Education Conference 2018....lights, camera, action!

Enjoy a weekend of education and Hollywood Glamour at the Mater GP Education 2018 conference.

New appointment for Mater Cancer Care Services

Mater has recently welcomed Dan Axelson to the organisation, in the role of Director of Business for the Cancer Care Services Clinical Stream.

Management of endometrial cancer with the Da Vinci Robot

Endometrial cancer is the commonest gynaecological malignancy with lifestyle issues resulting in an increasing incidence of the cancer.

Mater in Mind Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Service

Mater Health’s consultation liaison psychiatry team, Mater in Mind, is able to assist in the assessment, management and referral of Mater patients who may have mental health conditions and require treatment while they are admitted to hospital.

Mater Pathology private inpatients out-of-pocket costs

Mater Pathology is no longer charging Mater private inpatients out-of-pocket costs for Pathology tests that are covered by the Medicare Benefits Schedule. 

Patient information—update to Federal Privacy Act

On 22 February, the Privacy Act was amended to require mandatory notification of data breaches to patients and the Regulator where the data breaches put the patient at risk of harm. 

Clinical Prioritisation Criteria go-live—updated Mater referral guidelines

Revised referral guidelines for publicly funded specialist outpatient services commenced implementation from 1 March 2018. 

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