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2011

Urologists given the GreenLight Urologists given the GreenLight

Mater Private Hospital Brisbane has become the first private hospital in Brisbane to offer patients a minimally-invasive laser therapy treatment for an enlarged prostate.

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Koala visit brings smiles to the faces of sick children Koala visit brings smiles to the faces of sick children

There were smiles aplenty today when handlers from Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary brought two of their furry friends—Kat and Crumpet—to visit patients at Mater Children’s Hospital.

Mater Children’s Hospital Nursing Director Cathy Keyte said the Lone Pine visit was a chance for children, many of whom may be in hospital over Christmas, to have a cuddle and get their photo taken with the much-loved animals.

Friday, 23 December 2011

Dr Robyn Rodwell named a Queensland Great

Dr Robyn Rodwell, Director of Queensland Cord Blood Bank at Mater and Chief Scientist of Haematology Molecular Genetics, never shies away from a challenge and throughout her career as a medical scientist she has taken on some big ones.

Monday, 19 December 2011

Medical Illustrator Vicki Adams received industry's highest achievement

When Vicki Adams answered a newspaper ad for a Cadet Medical Illustrator at Mater Health Services in 1988, aged 18, she had no idea what she was getting herself into.

Monday, 19 December 2011

IGA donations help at risk families this Christmas

Mater Health Services has received a bounty of baby goods from IGA supermarkets to be passed on to families in need this holiday season.

Mater Foundation Executive Director Nigel Harris welcomed the donation of six pallets of baby goods—including nappies, baby food and baby bath products—and thanked IGA for their ongoing support throughout 2011.

“We are very thankful to IGA for their generous donation which will be passed on to economically disadvantaged patients at the Maternity Refugee Clinic and the Murri Clinic, for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients,” Mr Harris said.

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Mater starts work on Hope Island medical hub Mater starts work on Hope Island medical hub

Mater Health Services has started work with developer Halcyon Days to deliver the northern Gold Coast’s first multidisciplinary medical centre at Hope Island.

Mater Health Centre Hope Island, on Broadwater Avenue, will include specialist suites, allied health services, radiology/medical imaging, a Mater pharmacy and a Mater Pathology collection centre.

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

House for Life charity auction this Saturday House for Life charity auction this Saturday

The House for Life—a stunning two-storey, four bedroom home in North Lakes that has been built by local tradespeople who have donated their time and materials—will be auctioned off to the public on Saturday 26 November at 10 am, raising money for seriously ill and premature babies at Brisbane's Mater Mothers' Hospitals (MMH).

Friday, 25 November 2011

Mater wins sustainability award Mater wins sustainability award

Mater Health Services has won the 2011 Business South Bank Sustainability Award due to our comprehensive approach to water, energy and waste management across campus.

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Mater Marketing wins two Awards for Marketing Excellence

Mater Health Services Marketing Department has won two national awards at the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) Awards for Marketing Excellence, held in Sydney on 19 October 2011.

Thursday, 20 October 2011

Mater Mothers’ delivers top service for Bayside mums Mater Mothers’ delivers top service for Bayside mums

Mater Mothers’ Private Redland is one of Queensland’s best private maternity hospitals, according to a Medibank Private nationwide survey of patient satisfaction.

Wednesday, 7 September 2011

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