Maternal Assisted Caesarean Sections

In the last week, Pauline has performed two Maternal Assisted Caesarean Sections. These are very similar to routine Lower Segment Caesarean Sections, however, the mother reaches down and assists with the delivery of her baby and places it on her chest. These were done after the two patients, who for various reasons required delivery by …

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Protecting patient data

In a modern medical practice, most data is stored electronically. National Privacy Principle 4.1 states: An organisation must take reasonable steps to protect the personal information it holds from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. So when a hard drive belonging to one of our server’s RAID arrays failed, I couldn’t …

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Loud Shirt Day

Friday 18 October was Loud Shirt Day, a day when people wear loud shirts and raise funds for Hear and Say. Were Melissa, Pauline and Lauren’s outfits loud enough? I think my camera’s sensor may have sustained some permanent damage!

Weekend to End Women’s Cancers

Last weekend (26-27 October) Pauline, along with 1,345 other people, walked 60km in and around Brisbane to raise money for the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. The event, which was by all accounts very well organised, raised a total of $3.5 million.

Ewen Maddock Dam Panorama

When we bought our rooms in The Wesley Medical Centre, the entry corridor and waiting area was a dark and uninviting space. Lauren, the architect who designed our fit-out did a great job of transforming them into a light, open and inviting space. Since then we have been looking for something to decorate the rather …

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Moving in!

We are finally moving in to our renovated rooms! From Monday 8 August 2011 we will be in Suite 31 on Level 3 of The Wesley Medical Centre. This is one level up from where we have been working for the past few months. All our phone numbers and other contact details remain the same. …

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Set in stone

Our honed limestone reception counter and other bench-tops have just been installed. The glass splash-back behind the treatment room sink has also been installed, which certainly adds some colour to an otherwise fairly clinical-looking room. Unfortunately there are still lots of small details to be taken care of, but we are gradually getting closer to …

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