Real Health.

It matters – to you, to your friends, to your family.

Real health means what you want it to mean – emotional wellbeing, physical strength, being on top of your fitness game or simply being happy.

We all have a tale to tell. This website gives voice to some of the many people who are involved in improving the lives of individuals around Australia – QUT graduates, academics, not-for-profit organisations and people working in the community.

Change the discussion, hear the stories

Real Health, Real Stories

Out of challenge came triumph

The art of Paul Kavanagh

I was expecting a baby, not a stroke

Alana Hitchcock

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Health Faculty News

As we celebrate National #PalliativeCare Week we would like to showcase some of the great work our #nurse educators are doing to help prepare nursing students talk about what matters most during end of life care.
#PCC4U @QUT @RealHealthM @QUT_Nursing

Palliative care can help people with a life-limiting illness have a high quality of life right to the end. It's National #PalliativeCare Week and @QUT encourages you to plan ahead for end-of-life care and discuss it with loved ones & health professionals. #NPCW19 #dyingtotalk

QUT IHBI@qut_ihbi

Today we celebrated National #PalliativeCare Week, with the #PEPA and #PCC4U programs hosting a morning tea to talk about what matters most during end of life care.
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@QUT @RealHealthM @QUT_Nursing @Pall_Care_Aus

A big thank you to our 1902 donors & 305 ambassadors who helped make #QUTGivingDay a huge success. Together we've raised $699,898 inc a combined $24,363 towards our research projects in child hunger & access for pregnant women with a disability in Vietnam. Thank you❤️ @QUTAlumni

On Friday we celebrated #nurses - in all roles - for #IND2019, a time to acknowledge the history & contribution that nurses have made. Thank you @ICNurses and @QUT alumni @DavidGostewy for your presentation, discussing making health for all a reality.
@RealHealthM @QUT_Nursing

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