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Understanding right ventricle complications

Heart Disease

Understanding right ventricle complications

This is a world first project using fibre optics to create a responsive heart pump.

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Research with your support: meet Talvin Lee

Hospital Care

Research with your support: meet Talvin Lee

Your generosity and support has helped to start the research careers of over 200 nurses, doctors, health practitioners and students.

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Research with a global impact

Heart Disease

Research with a global impact

Dr Jo Pauls's current project is looking to share his research and development of new technologies which are cost-effective and reliable VADs.

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Keeping love alive with world-class medical engineering

Heart Disease

Keeping love alive with world-class medical engineering

Research is keeping couples together every day by advancing lifesaving medical engineering. A second chance in life, but in love too!

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How growing skins cells may save lives

Heart Disease

How growing skins cells may save lives

Growing skin cells may be one solution to helping battle cardiovascular disease.

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Using the patient's own tissue to integrate heart pumps into the body

Heart Disease

Using the patient's own tissue to integrate heart pumps into the body

You can get a proper second chance at life! A ventricular assist device helps keep the heart working until a suitable donor becomes available.

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Are you our next Charlie's Angel?

The Common Good

Are you our next Charlie's Angel?

Our amazing volunteers here at The Prince Charles Hospital are affectionately known as "Charlie's Angels" - you can't miss them in their brilliant yellow shirts!

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Together, let's cure homesickness

Hospital Care

Together, let's cure homesickness

Kids are admitted to hospital for all sorts of reasons, but there's one kind of sickness that unites them all: homesickness. And Australia is coming together to try to beat…

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Orthopaedic Robot a Queensland public hospital first!

The Common Good

Orthopaedic Robot a Queensland public hospital first!

Thanks to $2 million in funding through The Common Good, The Prince Charles Hospital will be the first in Queensland to offer this technology to public patients.

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World-first project to improve ICU environment

Hospital Care

World-first project to improve ICU environment

The patient’s experience will be at the centre of an innovative bed space design, or ‘Cocoon’, that infuses technology and personalised medicine with best practice architectural and engineering solutions.

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Freedom from coeliac disease

The Common Good

Freedom from coeliac disease

Most of us don’t think twice about eating a piece of toast in the morning, however for 1 in 70 Australians with coeliac disease this is simply not an option.…

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Sterling's Dream

Ageing

Sterling's Dream

Sterling is just 10 years old. He has a dream – to find a cure to Dementia. The search for a solution is underway, and researchers working with The Common…

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