Recently we received a batch of letters from our local school themed ‘thank you to our superheroes.’ This letter was from a little girl Sophia, and we’d like her to know that her letter made our day! The letter reads: Dear Doctors and Nurses, Thank you for looking after us during this time. When we
Every day people ask me what it is like running a large neurosurgery practice and my answer is always the same. It is a privilege. I work alongside talented specialists as they strive to better the lives of their patients. Is my day like herding cats? Yes. Like most practice managers, we are experts at juggling,
The day of a BCNC practice nurse starts at 7 am, accompanying our doctors on their morning ward rounds. Our nurses are an integral member of the multidisciplinary team providing care for patients during their stay. The team includes ward nursing staff, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists and pharmacists. During a patient’s hospital admission, the
Brain surgery procedures are often complex operations, a major and daunting event in someone’s life. It is always good to have some information about it to get an overview of what to expect. We have tried to provide some insights into some frequently asked questions, mainly about symptoms, and associated side-effects. We believe that having
It is with much pride that we launch the Pituitary Specialist Centre based here at the Brisbane Clinical Neuroscience Centre at the Mater Private Hospital, South Brisbane. The Pituitary Specialist Centre is a one-site multi-specialist private practice clinic aimed at providing high levels of subspecialty care to patients with pituitary tumours and related conditions. The
During the challenges presented by COVID-19, it is important for our patients to feel reassured that the doctors, nurses and staff at the Brisbane Clinical Neuroscience Centre are here to help. We have been providing Telehealth appointments for years and for the team at BCNC, it is business as usual. The virtual doors are open.