We are an iconic provider of hospital-based healthcare, striving to deliver an exceptional standard of care
We comprise several hospitals, health centres, a nationally accredited education provider and a world-class research institute
We are a nationally accredited, hospital-based Registered Training Organisation - the only one of its kind in Queensland
We are part of a collaborative research institute with The University of Queensland and founding partner of the Translational Research Institute
Following a national cabinet meeting on 15 May 2020, a decision was made by the Prime Minister to reopen elective surgery in line with State and Territory government guidelines. Queensland's Chief Health Officer has now advised that elective surgery can resume in Queensland, if it is safe to do so.
As a result of this announcement, Mater will gradually start resuming elective surgery. If you are on the wait list for surgery at Mater, you will be contacted in due course with your rescheduled appointment.
Your health and wellbeing continues to be our highest priority and we have put in some additional measures in line with social distancing requirements to ensure your safety during this period. This includes:
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Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that include the common cold along with more severe diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new virus and was identified as the cause of a disease outbreak in China, that has now extended into a number of countries around the world. For more information on COVID-19 you can access this patient flyer.
COVID-19 is a respiratory illness and if you’re sick your symptoms might include:
Contact your doctor right away if you have symptoms of COVID-19 and have travelled overseas in the last 14 days or been in contact with someone who has COVID-19.
Before your appointment, please call ahead and tell the staff what your symptoms are and your travel history or that you may have been in contact with a potential case.
Take the Queensland Government's Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) quiz here.
To protect yourself and others from infection it's important to practice good hand hygiene and always;