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Applications for 2019 Grants & Scholarships

2019 RBWH & RBWH Foundation Research Postgraduate Scholarships Applications are now open for the 2019 Postgraduate Scholarships (opened 16 April 2018). Applications close on 29 June 2018. The scholarships are for medical, nursing, allied health, health practitioner and other graduates working at RBWH and who are wishing to undertake a research higher degree. A number of research scholarships are supported each year. The scholarships are based on merit and are awarded on a competitive basis. To apply, click here to download a Postgraduate Scholarship application form and ensure it is submitted before the closing date.  Applications are ...

2018 | 2019 Entertainment Book

RBWH Foundation is once again selling the ever-popular Entertainment Book as a fundraiser for Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital.   For only $70 you'll have access to thousands of vouchers up to 50% off and 2-for-1 offers for many of the best restaurants, cafés, arts, attractions, hotels, travel, shopping and much more! Offers are valued at over $20,000 and are valid until 1 June 2019. You can choose between buying the traditional Entertainment Book Membership (that comes with the Gold Card and vouchers) or the Entertainment Digital Members that puts the value of the Entertainment Book into your iPhone or Android smartphone.ne  

150 Reasons to support RBWH

150 years caring for Queenslanders... 150 reasons why we hope you'll support our Anniversary Appeal. The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital is celebrating it’s 150th anniversary. During that time, the hospital has played a key role in millions of Queenslander’s lives. Now we are asking for your help. Many of our supporters have a personal connection to the hospital - whether you’ve been a patient yourself or visited family or friends undergoing treatment. You might have seen your children take their first breath in our maternity department or been born here yourself. Whatever your reason, if you wish to support the hospital and say ...

Baby takes after his acrobat mum

Former contortionist and contestant on Australia’s Got Talent Jodie Hollis-Tobin knows the limits of her body, but the recent premature birth of her son certainly put her lithe frame to the test. When baby Tobias decided to enter the world at just 25 weeks gestation at the end of June, 20-year-old Jodie was terrified knowing her baby was in distress. Already two centimetres dilated and having regular contractions as she checked RBWH, Jodie recalled how frightening the experience was for her and bub. “His heart beat was dropping to 45 beats per minute and I was worried. I screamed at them to do whatever they had to do to get him out,” ...

24 years caring for premmies

A photo wall in the corridors of the RBWH’s Neonatal Unit features the little graduates who had a tough start to life. The photos are a reminder for staff of the important role they play in the lives of premature babies and their families. “It always gives us pleasure and satisfaction to look at the photos and see how well those families are doing despite some very difficult circumstances,” says Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Karen Hose. With two adult children of her own, Karen has been nursing for many years, 24 of those in Neonatal care. “Working in Neonatal Units has made me appreciate how lucky I am to have had two normal and ...

Lady in Red

Daphne Griffith was recently awarded an Order of Australia Medal in recognition of her work as a volunteer not only with the Royal but also with the Red Cross and St John’s Ambulance. Daphne has been volunteering at RBWH for 35 years.  She first started in 1979 as a Cherry Lady with the RBWH Auxiliary.  Since then she has held many positions throughout the hospital, most recently helping with various administration duties in the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department, as well as Physiotherapy.  Daphne recently made the decision to retire and take a well-deserved break from her duties at RBWH. Daphne and her family attended a lovely ...