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We aim to improve the care of our patients and communities by implementing the latest clinical knowledge into practice.

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World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day is recognised on the 14 November each year and is the largest diabetes awareness campaign reaching a global audience of over 1 billion people in more than 160 countries. The blue circle is
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ROCKet trial recruits 50th patient

ROCKet trial recruits 50th patient

Surgical Patients at Mackay Base Hospital currently have the opportunity to take part in an international clinical trial aimed at preventing Chronic Post-Surgical Pain (CPSP). The reduction of chronic post-surgical pain with Ketamine (ROCKet) trial
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DKA Study commences

DKA Study commences

Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious complication of diabetes occurring when the body produces high levels of blood acids called ketones. Patients with DKA present with hyperglycemia, severe dehydration and a metabolic acidosis. Although traditionally described
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Renal App set to benefit chronic kidney disease patients

Renal App set to benefit chronic kidney disease patients

Sixth year medical student Sam Tafari has earned the nickname ‘Super Sam’ within the MIRI Research Support Unit. Dr Alison Pighills says she has never supported a novice researcher who has powered through every task as
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Inspire your Mob!

Inspire your Mob!

NAIDOC Week Events + Tribal Leader Profile NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated by Australians from
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