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Mackay Hospital and Health Service introduce Tele-Handovers

Mackay Hospital and Health Service introduce Tele-Handovers

Mackay Hospital and Health Service continues to optimise virtual care models and technology to place patients at the centre of care, aided by TEMSU facilitation. The introduction of Tele-Handovers at Mackay HHS will enable a video
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Mackay Base Hospital’s Orthopaedic team participate in nationwide pilot project

Mackay Base Hospital’s Orthopaedic team participate in nationwide pilot project

Mackay Base Hospital is one of 10 Queensland sites participating in a national pilot project collecting Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) led by the Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry (AONANJRR). The AOANJRR was established
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MIRI staff member Dr Alison Pighill’s key journal publications

MIRI staff member Dr Alison Pighill’s key journal publications

Alison forms part of the MIRI team as Principal Research Fellow in Research Capacity Development. She has a special interest in randomised controlled trials, falls prevention, rural and remote models of care and integration of
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Mackay Base Hospital Orthopaedic team leads the way in nationwide research trial.

Mackay Base Hospital Orthopaedic team leads the way in nationwide research trial.

Mackay Base Hospital has recruited the highest number of randomised patients across a Australia and New Zealand wide clinical trial considering outcomes for elderly patients presenting with wrist fractures. Over 24 months the study, ‘CROSSFIRE’, ran
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Glencore Rural Trauma Enhancement Project

Glencore Rural Trauma Enhancement Project

Clinicians in Dysart, Moranbah, Clermont, Proserpine, Bowen and Collinsville have recently completed their second round of high fidelity trauma/TEMSU Simulation Training, as part of the Glencore Rural Trauma Enhancement Project. This simulation training utilises the existing virtual
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