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TPCH History: 1990s

Milestones

1990

The first heart transplant was performed on the 29th June.

1991

The Sleep Laboratory opened.

 


The Northern Health Sector, Brisbane North Regional Health Authority was established 1st July

1992

The Heart Failure and Transplant Unit was established.

1993

Principal Items of Equipment Service (PIES) opened (later renamed QuEST – Quality Effectiveness Support Team).

1994

The Day Procedure Unit was opened by His Royal Highness Prince Charles.

The first Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) survey was scheduled for October to gain accreditation.

1995

Queensland’s first paediatric heart transplant was performed.


The Prince Charles Hospital Health Service District was established December

1996

The first lung transplant was performed.

1998

Establishment of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre.

The Extended Care and Palliative Care Units opened.

The Mental Health Acute Inpatient Unit opened.

1999

The first percutaneous atrial defect closure was performed.

Annual Reports

Link to the Annual Reports stored on the Library Catalogue.  Access is freely available.