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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Green thumbs wanted to help with hospital community garden

Wednesday 29th November at 9:00am

Gold Coast University Hospital is looking for budding gardeners with a social conscience to dig in and help plant, maintain and harvest an on-site community garden.


Half a million dollars drives innovative research at Gold Coast Health

Tuesday 28th November at 11:45am

Nine research projects by Gold Coast Health clinicians and staff will share in more than $517,000 in funding courtesy of a partnership between the health service and Gold Coast Hospital Foundation.


Research confirms Schoolies medical tent frees up emergency departments

Tuesday 28th November at 11:15am

A collaborative research study led out of Gold Coast Health has confirmed that the temporary Schoolies Hub health facility we operate in partnership with the Queensland Ambulance Service each year is a successful emergency department avoidance strategy.

 


Griffith and Gold Coast Health sign MoU to increase clinical trial capacity

Tuesday 28th November at 8:30am

Investigating a treatment for Ross River virus infection is just one of the clinical research trials underway at Griffith University’s Clinical Trial Unit designed to improve patient care and health outcomes on the Gold Coast.


Goal of research conference a healthier Gold Coast

Monday 27th November at 9:00am

Gold Coast Health clinicians and researchers will this week partner with academics from Griffith, Bond and Southern Cross universities for a three-day conference aimed at delivering better health outcomes for the Gold Coast through strong research collaborations.


Gold Coast Health breaks the silence around violence

Friday 24th November at 2:45pm

Gold Coast Health staff took an Oath today to help raise awareness of White Ribbon Australia’s work to end men’s violence against women.


Golden night for health staff

Monday 20th November at 10:45am

Gold Coast Health’s annual staff awards night – the Golden Gala Awards – have been presented for 2017, showcasing our outstanding staff living the Gold Coast Health values.


The imporance of organ donation

Tuesday 14th November at 10:15am

Kate Dale, Gold Coast Health Trauma Nurse Practitioner, shares her personal story of organ donation:

One August morning my Mum Jeanette and Dad Peter woke together and laid in bed for a while listening to the news on the radio.  Unchained Melody played on the radio that morning, this was one of their favourite songs.


Gold Coast Health appoints new directorate leaders

Monday 13th November at 9:15am

Gold Coast Health has made four appointments to its Executive Management Team as it delivers on its purpose to provide excellent evidence-based healthcare that meets the needs of the Gold Coast community.


Public forum puts focus on research around dementia

Thursday 9th November at 2:00pm

Gold Coast Health together with the Menzies Health Institute Queensland at Griffith University is inviting people with dementia, their families and caregivers, and aged care workers, to a public forum featuring leading researchers in dementia.