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Are you fit for surgery? Are you fit for surgery?

On National Anaesthesia Day (16 October 2018) Acting Director of Anaesthesia Dr David McCormack explains why it’s important to improve your general health before surgery. 

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Tags: anaesthesia, anaesthetics, Mater Hospital Brisbane

Happy Mercy Day! Happy Mercy Day!

Monday 24 September is Mercy Day and each year on Mercy Day we celebrate and reinforce our commitment to the Mater Mission and Values.

Friday, 21 September 2018

Tags: Mercy Day

Mater Research planning for largest cohort study in Queensland Mater Research planning for largest cohort study in Queensland

Mater Research is planning the largest group cohort study in the state since the 1980s, aiming to follow 10 000 Queensland families over three decades, in collaboration with Queensland universities and hospitals.

Thursday, 9 August 2018

Tags: clinical research, Mater Research, Queensland Family Cohort, research

Dr Peter Steer announced as new Mater Group Chief Executive Officer Dr Peter Steer announced as new Mater Group Chief Executive Officer

Chairman of the Board at Mater Group, Mr Brian Flannery announced this week that Dr Peter Steer has accepted an appointment to the position of Mater Group Chief Executive Officer.

Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Tags: CEO, Dr Peter Steer, Mater Education, Mater Group, Mater Health

Mater Children’s Private Brisbane Clubfoot Clinic changes lives here and overseas Mater Children’s Private Brisbane Clubfoot Clinic changes lives here and overseas

Mater Children’s Private Brisbane runs Queensland’s only private Clubfoot Clinic and for three month old Tiberius Kodor from Papua New Guinea (PNG), treatment at the clinic has given him the opportunity to live a normal life.

Friday, 20 July 2018

Tags: Clubfoot Service, Dr Ivan Astori, Mater Children's Private Brisbane