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February 2014

Golden Casket donates $500 000 towards Mater research projects Golden Casket donates $500 000 towards Mater research projects

After three heartbreaking miscarriages, Kristie Kelly was almost ready to give up on her dream of having another baby when she was referred to a fertility trial being run by Mater Mothers’ Hospital.

Friday, 28 February 2014

Pregnant women to benefit from progesterone trial

Mater’s Fertility Assessment and Research team require pregnant women who are at risk of miscarriage to take part in a trial which aims to lower the rate of miscarriage in pregnancy.

Friday, 28 February 2014

Dr Jakob Begun joins Mater Research Dr Jakob Begun joins Mater Research

American researcher Dr Jakob Begun has joined Mater Research to continue his investigations into human microbe interactions and the genetics of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), and how to translate this into a better understanding of the disease and future therapeutics.

Friday, 28 February 2014

Mater Health Centre Brookwater turns one

Mater Health Centre Brookwater celebrated its first birthday this month after a successful year of providing much-needed healthcare to the Greater Springfield community. 

Friday, 28 February 2014

Press Ganey Success Story competition Press Ganey Success Story competition

Three teams from Mater were recently named amongst the seven finalists in the 2013 Press Ganey Success Story competition. 

Friday, 28 February 2014

Mater recognised by Australian Council on Healthcare Standards

Mater Health Services was highly commended at the recent Annual Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) Quality Improvement Awards for the development of a tool which streamlines the management of clinical placements for students. 

Friday, 21 February 2014

Look good program more than just a makeover Look good program more than just a makeover

As a nurse, Redlands resident Deborah Scott was all too aware of the major impact cancer has on the body, both physically and mentally.

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Exceptional care: Refugee Maternity Service Exceptional care: Refugee Maternity Service

Five years ago, the first dedicated Refugee Maternity Service in Australia was established at Mater Mothers. 

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Eat your way to better health. Eat better, feel better and move more….now Eat your way to better health. Eat better, feel better and move more….now

Was your New Year’s resolution that 2014 would be your healthiest, fittest and best year yet?

If you answered yes, then Australian Healthy Weight Week, running from 17 to 23 February 2014, is a great time to start thinking about a healthier lifestyle and achieving and maintaining a comfortable weight.

Sunday, 16 February 2014

Mater Health Centre Brookwater celebrates first birthday Mater Health Centre Brookwater celebrates first birthday

Mater Health Centre Brookwater, located within Woolworths Brookwater Village Shopping Centre, is celebrating one year of building a healthy community in Greater Springfield.

Wednesday, 5 February 2014

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