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Mater announces new Director Mater Private Hospital Springfield Mater announces new Director Mater Private Hospital Springfield

Mater is pleased to welcome Justin Greenwell into the position of Director for Mater Private Hospital Springfield.

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Tags: community, Mater Private Hospital Springfield, Springfield

Mater Professor takes global approach to gestational diabetes Mater Professor takes global approach to gestational diabetes

Mater’s Director of Obstetric Medicine, Professor David McIntyre, is one of two Australian researchers to be awarded a Visiting Professor Fellowship in Denmark. 

Monday, 20 February 2017

Tags: Awards, diabetes, gestational, Mater Mothers' Hospitals, Mothers

Mater wins climate champion award

Mater’s environmental program, Sustainability at Mater, has won a gold award for climate resiliency and a silver award for greenhouse gas reduction (energy) in the 2020 Health Care Climate Challenge Awards.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Tags: environmental sustainability, Sustainability, Sustainability at Mater

Susan Rix AM appointed to Mater Board Susan Rix AM appointed to Mater Board

A Chartered Accountant with more than 35 years’ experience—specialising in corporate governance, family councils, succession planning, taxation structures and restructuring—Susan is currently a Tax and Advisory Partner with BDO, one of the world’s leading accounting and advisory organisations.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Tags: Mater Board, Mater Group, Susan Rix AM

Mater's baby of hope Mater's baby of hope

For Claudine and David Fitzgibbon, Baby Harvey is  their baby of hope made possible by Dr Glenn GardenerDr Martin Wood and the team at Mater Mothers’ Hospital Brisbane.

This is the family’s fourth baby. And their third baby diagnosed with spina bifida.

Monday, 13 February 2017

Tags: Dr Glenn Gardener, Dr Martin Wood, in-utero, Mater Mothers' Hospitals, neurosurgery, spina bifida

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