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The spread of measles continues in Brisbane’s southside

Six further cases of measles were notified this week, bringing the total to eight cases in two weeks. Five cases were locally acquired and one case was in a traveller to New Zealand. Given the large number of people potentially exposed, further measles cases could present in Brisbane or elsewhere over the next few weeks. […]

Measles alert for Brisbane and Logan

Two new cases of measles were diagnosed this week with possible contacts around Brisbane. The people were infectious with measles while visiting the following places: Main Street Medical & Dental Centre, Beenleigh on Thursday, 3 October between 3:30pm and 7:40pm Seven Eleven Kingston South (Juers Street) 5 October, before 10 am on Saturday QE2 Hospital […]

Futures Lab Challenge 2 : Keeping emergency health care services for emergencies

Metro South Health is seeking your help to find solutions to our greatest challenges. We invite you to work with the Metro South Health Futures Lab team, patients, community and staff to inject fresh thinking into solving health service challenges. The second challenge for the Metro South Health Futures Lab is now open – Keeping […]

Announcement of new CEO

Chairperson, Professor Cindy Shannon, on behalf of the Brisbane South PHN Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Mike Bosel to the position of Chief Executive Officer for Brisbane South PHN, commencing Monday 29 July 2019. Mike Bosel is an experienced senior health care executive officer with experience in working for not-for-profit, publicly […]

Establishing a Lived Experience Workforce Community of Practice – Brisbane South PHN region

Brisbane South PHN is delighted to introduce a Lived Experience Workforce Community of Practice (pilot project) for those who work or volunteer in community based organisations within the Brisbane South PHN region. The aim of the pilot project is to build a foundation for a Lived Experience Workforce Community of Practice to grow and flourish […]

Resources for improving palliative services to home-based patients now available

Most Australian palliative care patients prefer to be cared for at home and the majority want to die at home, though less than 10 percent achieve that wish. caring@home – a national project led by the Brisbane South Palliative Care Collaborative, Metro South Health and funded by the Australian Government – aims to improve the […]