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Only nine medical suites remain available in new Westside Private Hospital

Only nine of 22 medical suites remain available in what will be a hospital for the future – Westside Private Hospital – due to open in October.

Transact Property Solutions agents Brett & Matt Beamount in front of Westside Private Hospital, due for completion in October.

The Evans Long and Montserrat Hospital joint venture development, at 32 Morrow Street, Taringa, is almost fully leased and it’s not hard to see why, when you examine the building’s facilities.

The ten-storey building will not only be home to Montserrat’s newest short-stay overnight facility but represents a new approach providing patients with a more integrated model of healthcare, where everything is centred around the patient.

In addition to two floors of specialist consulting suites, the hospital floor will include four operating theatres, a large procedure room and three treatment rooms as well as Westside Haematology and Oncology, a new addition to Montserrat Cancer Care Services, located on the third floor.

Essence Medi Apartments & Suites will occupy three floors and offer an affordable, conveniently located, out-of-hospital accommodation option for the surgical and oncology patients before, during and aftercare.

The building also includes a Guardian Child Care Centre, Allied Health facilities, a café and food retailers and concierge services. There are 185 car parking spaces, 90 of which will have 3-hour free parking for Westside Private patients. The location also offers easy access to train and bus services.

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Construction on Westside Private Hospital moves to next stage after ‘topping out’

The Evans Long and Montserrat Hospital joint venture development Westside Private Hospital at Taringa has reached the final stages of construction with the building ‘topping out’.

The ten-storey building at 32 Morrow Street, Taringa, will be home to the new Westside Private Hospital, a short-stay overnight facility operated by Montserrat Hospitals.

The hospital floor will house five operating theatres and three treatment rooms. Two additional floors will provide specialist consulting suites as well as Westside Haemaotogy and Oncology, a new addition to Montserrat Cancer Care Services.

The other floors of the building will include a Guardian Child Care Centre and three floors for the Essence Medi Apartments & Suites, which will offer an affordable out of hospital, yet conveniently located, accommodation option for the surgical and oncology patients before, during and after care.

The two top floors of the building will be luxurious sky homes, with a roof top pool and entertainment area, while at the bottom of the building there will be a café and concierge services, a floor containing Allied Health facilities, and four basement levels of car parking with 185 car spaces. Westside Private will allow 3 hours of free parking providing relief for patients and their family.

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Find-me appoints Rachel Boden as new CEO

Find-me Technologies, the creator of the Find-me Carers Watch, a wearable device to assist the elderly and those diagnosed with dementia, is preparing for rapid growth with the appointment of Rachel Boden as Chief Executive Officer.

Find-Me CEO Rachel Boden – click image to download high-res photo

 

With a career in health spanning over three decades, Ms Boden brings extensive experience in healthcare product commercialisation, having worked in start-up to large corporate pharmaceutical companies servicing Asia Pacific.

Gluten Free Grain Free expert to feature at Gluten Free Food Expo

Finding the foods that made her wake up happy and feeling great in the mornings changed gluten and grain free cookbook author Tania Hubbard’s life so she is sharing her experience at a special presentation at the Gluten Free Food Expo in Brisbane on 12 May.

Tania Hubbard, author of cookbook gluten free grain free – food we love said the Gluten Free Food Expo was a great opportunity for thousands of Australians with coeliac disease and gluten intolerances to come together and discover what’s ‘out there’.

With more than 50 exhibitors participating, the expo will showcase a wide variety of gluten free products, new recipes and foods to taste, as well as featuring a number of live cooking demonstrations, informative talks and seminars from some of Australia’s most notable gluten free chefs and industry professionals.

Tania Hubbard will be among the special guests, performing a cooking demonstration and talk at the Coles Information Stage at 1pm on Saturday, 12 May.

“My presentation will focus on Vegetarian Gluten Free and I will be making my delicious and versatile Chick Pea Flat Bread demonstrated three ways – for breakfast, lunch and pizza dinner,” Tania said.

“This will be my third consecutive expo, and every year I look forward to attending. It is fantastic to be surrounded by like-minded people, sharing information and ideas,” Tania said.

The Gluten Free Food Expo is hosted by Coeliac Queensland, a part of the national organisation, Coeliac Australia and will be held on Friday, 11 May from 4pm to 8pm and Saturday, 12 May from 9am to 3pm at the Commerce Building, RNA Showgrounds, Brisbane.

With one in every 100 Australian’s suffering from coeliac disease, the expo attracts thousands of people every year. Although 75 per cent of sufferers remain undiagnosed, the rate of detection is steadily rising and has resulted in a booming gluten free food industry and the release of a variety of new gluten free foods and products onto the market.

Tania’s journey began several years ago when after suffering migraines, chronic fatigue and repeated bouts of pneumonia; she was diagnosed intolerant to the proteins found in cereal grains.

“Since I was diagnosed, my life changed dramatically. I eliminated grains from my diet and all my symptoms disappeared,” Tania said.

“I was determined to continue enjoying food, despite my illness and restrictive diet, so I set to developing my own gluten and grain free recipes,” Tania said.

Tania’s condition turned out to be a blessing in disguise, helping her realise her talent and passion for food, which saw her to go on to open the Husk & Honey Cafe in Nambour with husband and business partner Eric, develop her own gluten and grain free bake@home range and writer her own cookbook.

Tania’s cookbook,  gluten free grain free – food we love, is packed with over 150 pages of mouth-watering recipes, information about stocking a gluten and grain free pantry, label reading and much more.

Tania said her cookbook aimed to provide delicious and easy recipes and also help people understand and enjoy gluten and grain free living.

“My food isn’t just for coeliacs and those with grain and gluten intolerances, it’s for everyone and anyone that wants to enjoy nutritious and wholesome cooking that tastes great,” Tania said.

“Food has turned my life around and I thoroughly enjoy helping others on their path to healthy eating,” Tania said.

Gluten free grain free – food we love is available for purchase from Husk & Honey Cafe in Nambour, Queensland and retails for $37.50. It is also available only at www.glutenfreegrainfree.com.au where you will also find information about Tania, Husk & Honey and the bake@home range.

Expo tickets are $5 for Coeliac Queensland Members or $10 for Non-members, children are free. Tickets can be purchased only at www.trybooking.com/BEJX and will be on sale until 4pm, 8 May or cash is accepted at the door. For more information visit www.glutenfreefoodexpo.org.au.

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