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UQHC responds to COVID crisis

July 10, 2020
When Metro South Health (MSH) and the Brisbane South Primary Health Network (BSPHN) approached UQ Health Care to establish one of the Federal Government’s 100 dedicated respiratory clinics, the organisation took the opportunity to deliver on its mission and values and support the COVID-19 response. UQHC converted the CBEH office suite on level three at...

UQHC anchors $30M Southwest Medical Precinct

July 1, 2020
UQ Health Care will anchor the new $30 million Southwest Medical Precinct at Logan, with a flagship medical and specialist centre due to begin development in 2021. Situated on a prominent corner of Logandowns Drive, the new build  is a multi-level facility comprising over 2,000m2 of retail, medical and office space.  Located 200m from Logan...

Five questions with Dr Rosy Dobrijevic

May 1, 2020
This month we spoke to Dr Rosy Dobrijevic, General Practitioner and Medical Director at the UQ Health Care St Lucia and Gatton Clinics. What do you enjoy about your role as a GP providing healthcare to students? The diversity of presentations, further enhanced by our multicultural cohort of students. Satisfaction even from the easiest scenarios...

Five questions for Steve Royle

February 17, 2019
This month we spoke to Steve Royle, Exercise Physiologist at the UQ Health Care Ipswich Bremer Medical Centre. What have been your highlights whilst working at the Bremer Medical Centre? Meeting and assisting so many great members of the Ipswich and Somerset Regional communities in the past three years suffering from one or more chronic...

Five questions for Dr Rosy

January 22, 2019
This month we spoke to Dr Rosy , General Practitioner and Medical Director at the UQ Health Care St Lucia and Gatton Clinics What do you enjoy about your role as a GP providing health care to students? The diversity of presentations, further enhanced by our multicultural cohort of students.  Satisfaction even from the easiest...

Five questions for Dr Elizabeth Justo

November 30, 2018
This month we spoke Dr Elizabeth Justo, UQ Health Care General Practitioner at Aveo Durack. What inspired you to pursue a career? I started off in paediatrics, but transitioned to general practice to fit with my growing family’s needs What have been your highlights whilst working at AVEO Durack? The relationships I have developed with patients,...

The GP service offering a lifeline to homeless men

November 2, 2018
Homelessness increased by 14 percent between the 2011 and 2016 censuses, with over 116,420 people now thought to have no permanent home in Australia. The rate of homeless men increased from 54 to 58 per 10,000, according to the data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics in March this year. There is considerable research...

Allies in longevity: Ita Buttrose visits UQ Healthy Living

October 2, 2018
UQ Healthy Living welcomed Five Good Friends ambassador and positive ageing advocate Ita Buttrose AO OBE to its Toowong premises this week, to share how its integrated health and lifestyle programs are transforming Brisbane’s over 50s. As a legendary media trailblazer, businesswoman, best-selling author, community and welfare contributor and 2013 Australian of the Year, Ms...

Five questions for Dr Nga Phan

October 1, 2018
This month we spoke to Dr Nga Phan, General Practitioner at the UQ Health Care Cornwall Street Medical Centre.  What inspired you to pursue a career as a general practitioner? As a general practitioner, what I enjoy most about my work is the variety of health problems that I get to see and treat.  I...

Prescribing exercise as medicine

September 9, 2018
A weekly exercise program prescribed by UQ Health Care Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Steve Royle has improved 79 year old Janice’s health, fitness, strength and mobility. Janice is one of Steve’s many clients who use an exercise plan to manage and prevent chronic injuries and health issues. “Since starting with Steve at the Healthy Living Centre...