The Prince Charles Hospital is a major teaching hospital in Brisbane's northside with an emphasis in cardiac and respiratory medicine and cardio-thoracic surgery. It also has geriatric and rehabilitation services, elective orthopaedic services and cardiothoracic services, an in-patient psychiatric unit and a 16 bed palliative care unit. In 2007, a major upgrade of the hospital was completed and general medical and general surgical services have been introduced in a newly constructed building. The official opening ceremony was held the next day with the then Queensland Premier Peter Beattie as the chief guest. A brand new state-of-the-art Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department was also built.
The Prince Charles Hospital is the premier cardiac service for the whole of Queensland the northern New South Wales with services in complex interventional cardiology, structural heart disease, cardiac electrophysiology and adult congenital heart disease. It is the home of one of Australia's most advanced cardiac imaging programs. The Queensland Heart Failure and Transplant Unit (QHFTU) and the Indigenous Cardiac Outreach Program (ICOP) are based at The Prince Charles Hospital.
There is a heavy emphasis on teaching, with multiple daily Resident and Registrar teaching sessions. It is also involved in conducting the FRACP clinical examinations which are held every year during July/August. There is a weekly teleconference of Echocardiography teaching with participation of a number of hospitals in Queensland. The hospital's Echocardiography department organises the Echo Australia conference which is held once a year.
A paediatric emergency department and a short stay paediatric unit is currently under construction and is to be commissioned in mid-2012.
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... I's (1493–1519) seven year old grandson, Charles, who was later to become Emperor Charles V (1519–56) ... after his arrival at the Imperial Court in Toledo, Charles V secured his succession to the See of Tortosa, and on 14 November 1516 commissioned him Inquisitor General of Aragon ... During the minority of Charles V, Adrian was named to serve with Cardinal Francisco Jimenez de Cisneros as co-regent of Spain ...
... Charles are two cycles of paintings depicting the life and miracles of St ... Charles Borromeo, the first Saint of the Counter-Reformation ... Charles' name day on November 4 ...
... In 1643 Charles I ordered James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby to go to Mann, where the people, who were no doubt influenced by what was taking place in England, threatened to revolt ... Six months after the death of Charles I (30 January 1649), Stanley received a summons from General Ireton to surrender the island, which he declined ... Stanley went to England with some of his troops, among whom were 300 Manxmen, to join King Charles II ...
... as a regnum (kingdom) by Charlemagne to his eldest son, Charles the Younger, in 790 ... city of the kingdom appears to be Le Mans where the royal court of Charles was established ... and following the latter's death in 838, to Charles the Bald ...
... younger Susanna Elizabeth (1755–1800), Charles (1757–1817) and Charlotte Ann (1761–1838) ... The younger Charles Burney was a well-known classical scholar ... Sleepe Burney also bore two other boys, both named Charles, who died in infancy in 1752 and 1754 ...
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