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Announcements

An Australian first for robotic hip replacement surgery
20 April 2016

Pioneering orthopaedic surgeons at Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital have performed the first robotic hip replacement in Australia.


Hope for cardiac patients when surgery is not an option
19 October 2015

Brisbane’s Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital has recently performed its first TAVI procedure for a 91-year-old with severe aortic stenosis.


HSNPH Australia’s leader in use of robotic systems in colorectal surgery
08 September 2015

With the recent acquisition of the da Vinci Xi robotic system, Holy Spirit Northside has commenced using the advanced surgical technology for minimally invasive colorectal and prostate surgery.


Orthopaedic surgery is now ROBOTIC!
17 June 2015

Patients who come to Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital with osteoarthritis may find their partial knee surgery is assisted by a robotic arm.


Live surgery and medical masterclass for surgeons
01 March 2015

Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital hosted the Southern Hemisphere’s first colorectal masterclass demonstrating Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (taTME) in March 2015.


St Vincent’s Health Australia appoints new Group CEO- Mr Toby Hall
07 November 2014

Australia’s largest Catholic not-for-profit health and aged care provider, St Vincent’s Health Australia (SVHA), has appointed Toby Hall to the position of Group Chief Executive Officer, commencing early 2014.


3D technology arrives at HSNPH
09 September 2013

3D technology arrives at HSNPH


Medical Officers join our hospital community
05 August 2013

Monday 5 August 2013 marks a milestone at Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital. The Hospital will welcome four medical officers who will work 24/7 to cover all the wards.


Cardiac surgery transmitted from HSNPH operating theatres into our Education Centre
28 April 2013

In April 2013, a Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgical Training Conference was held over two days at Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital with thirteen Asia Pacific and ten Australian cardiac surgeons in attendance.


Australian Centre of Excellence in cardiac surgery
22 April 2013

Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital is recognised as being an Australian ‘Centre of Excellence’ in its minimally invasive cardiac surgery using the Edwards Lifesciences IntraClude™ and ProPlege™ devices.


Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital opens new 17-chair Day Oncology Unit
19 April 2013

As a leading provider of cancer care services in north Brisbane, Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital is continuing to elevate and expand its cancer services with the opening of a new state of- the- art 17-chair Day Oncology Unit.


Look Good Feel Better Program launched
10 March 2013

In March, Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital held its first Look Good Feel Better program in our new Sister Edith Centre for Education.


HSNPH host international cardiac conference
17 February 2013

Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital is well-equipped with the latest technologies to deliver the most innovative and comprehensive care for patients with complex diseases of the heart.


HSNPH transmits Australia’s first live 3D surgery
13 February 2013

On 13 September 2013 Colorectal Surgeons, Dr David Clark and Dr Andrew Stevenson performed Australia’s first live transmission of 3D laparoscopic colorectal surgery, telecasting their procedures into our Education Centre with 30 national and international colorectal surgeons in attendance.


Health minister Lawrence Springborg visits HSNPH
03 August 2012

Queensland Health Minister Lawrence Springborg was welcomed to Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital on Friday August 3rd August, by Mr Patrick Mullins, Chairman of The Holy Northside Private Hospital Board, Mr John Leahy, CEO St Vincent’s Health & Aged Care and Daniele Doyle, General Manager HSNPH


HSNPH surgeons provide teaching opportunities
19 July 2012

Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital Colorectal Surgeons, Dr Andrew Stevenson and Dr David Clark have over the past 11 years been teaching and training national and international surgeons, laparoscopic and surgical techniques to improve patient outcomes.


Healing hands for East Timor children
18 July 2012

Holy Spirit Northside Private Hosptial Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr Bill Donnelly, is one of the many charitable people, who have changed the lives of two young East Timorese children, with life changing surgery.


Breast and endocrine services commence at HSNPH
12 June 2012

Dr Melinda Cook and Dr Clement Wong will be the first Consultants to provide Breast and Endocrine Services at Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital. Their goal is to provide a multidisciplinary service for patients diagnosed with breast cancer and disorders of the breast.


Shaved for a cure
15 March 2012

Holy Spirit Northside’s Medical Oncologist, Dr Rick Abraham recently participated in the Leukaemia Foundation’s World’s Greatest Shave.


Sr Bernadette Edgecome, Provinical Leader bids us farewell
10 March 2012

Sr Bernadette Edgecombe has recently retired from her role as Provincial Leader for the Holy Spirit Missionary Sisters of the Province of Australia and Fiji.


Mater pathology joins hsnph
05 March 2012

Northside Pathology is undergoing a management and operational change. Effective from 5th March 2012, Northside Pathology’s laboratory testing services will be transitioned from the current provider, Pathology Queensland to Mater Pathology.


Announcing Australia’s first multidisciplinary Heart Valve Team
20 February 2012

Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital’s Heart Valve Team is a multidisciplinary collaboration of cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiologists, cardiac anaesthetists, intensivists and other relevant speciality groups, who assess patients with complex heart valve disease.


New education centre on track
14 February 2012

Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital has entered into an exciting new development phase. An $8M building project commenced in October 2011, with the first stage to deliver a new Clinical Education Centre and Consulting Suites.