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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.

Mater wishes you and your family a safe and happy Christmas.

Mater Pathology farewells Dr Robyn Rodwell

During Mater Pathology’s 100th birthday celebrations, the service is also bidding a fond farewell to Dr Robyn Rodwell who is retiring after 50 years, the last 20 years devoted to the Queensland Cord Blood Bank at Mater.

RACGP Announce new CPD Education Standards for the 2020-22 triennium

1 January 2020 is the official start to the new triennium, with new changes and enhancements also being introduced by the RACGP.

Health advice: Bushfire season 2019

The start to Queensland’s bushfire season this year has been reported as the worst on record.  Dr Scott Burgess offers advice for young people with respiratory conditions that could be triggered by decreased air quality brought about by bush fire season.

 

Dr Felicity Davis awarded Metcalf prize

Mater Researcher Dr Felicity Davis has been awarded one of two $50,000 Metcalf Prizes from the National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia in recognition of her leadership in the field of stem cell research.

Mater Neurosciences Centre Brisbane achieves another milestone

Mater Neurosciences Centre Brisbane’s team has performed 50 Stereotactic EEGs (SEEG) for epilepsy patients, a significant milestone to add to their impressive list of firsts.

Smart Referrals - simple, integrated and secure referrals

Mater, together with Queensland Health, Brisbane South Primary Healthcare Network (BSPHN) and alongside Metro South Hospital and Health Services (MSHHS) is introducing Smart Referrals. 

Eight Australians every day - do you know the risk factors?

In 2019, an estimated eight Australians will die of breast cancer each day.

Mater Neurosciences Centre Brisbane achieves another milestone

Mater Neurosciences Centre Brisbane’s team has performed 50 Stereotactic EEGs (SEEG) for epilepsy patients, a significant milestone to add to their impressive list of firsts.

In memory of Dr Louis Pigott

We remember Dr Louis Pigott who practised ophthalmology with Mater between 1951 and 1987.

New era for Mater in Townsville

Friday 27 September was a milestone for Mater with the launch of the new Mater brand in Townsville as the first significant visible step in our coming together across Queensland.

Mater surgeons reattach man’s severed hand

Twenty-three year old Lawrence (Lorry) Cooper has had his hand successfully reattached by Mater Plastics and Reconstructive surgeons in a rare marathon seven hour surgery with extraordinary outcomes.

Australia's first SEEG International Conference

Australia’s first Stereotactic Electroencephalogram (SEEG) international conference has begun in Brisbane, bringing together the world’s leading epilepsy practitioners to discuss the management and surgical treatment options available for those with drug resistant epilepsy.

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