Archive: Patient Stories

30-year-old heart transplant recipient’s journey to the 2024 Tour de Brisbane

Heart Disease

30-year-old heart transplant recipient’s journey to the 2024 Tour de Brisbane

A Perth father who received a heart transplant three years ago is preparing to take part in the 2024 Tour de Brisbane. Read more about his journey and support his ride here.

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'My only remaining hope is a lung transplant': Brisbane grandfather with silicosis shares his story

lung disease

'My only remaining hope is a lung transplant': Brisbane grandfather with silicosis shares his story

About 15 years ago, Brisbane grandfather, Frank, now 53, was diagnosed with silicosis. The former stonemason’s condition has worsened over the years.

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Breathing hope into a silicosis diagnosis: Daniel's story

lung disease

Breathing hope into a silicosis diagnosis: Daniel's story

Daniel, 44, is a loving husband and father of four who was recently diagnosed with silicosis. Fortunately for Daniel, it was identified early during a routine medical check-up. The early…

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A Christmas wish come true

Medical Research

A Christmas wish come true

In October this year, Noela was admitted to The Prince Charles Hospital for treatment of her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and an existing heart condition. While she was so…

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Making more precious time for grandparents like Keith

Giving Day

Making more precious time for grandparents like Keith

Keith was visiting family in Dalby on Father’s Day in 1993 when a major cardiac event took everyone by surprise.

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