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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Light show keeps child patients entertained

Tuesday 19th June at 5:15pm

Children who undergo surgery now have a calming ceiling-light show to keep them busy.

State-of-the-art CT scanner for the Gold Coast

Thursday 14th June at 3:15pm

Gold Coast Health patients were the first in Australia to access cutting-edge scanning technology after the installation of $1.5 million worth of CT equipment at Gold Coast University Hospital last month.

Gold Coast Health staff compete to make their blood count

Wednesday 6th June at 10:45am

Gold Coast Health staff are competing with thousands of medical workers to give the most blood in an Australian Red Cross Blood Service challenge.

Gold Coast’s ‘largest restaurant’ put to the taste test

Monday 4th June at 12:00pm

Gold Coast University Hospital’s (GCUH) patient food was put to the taste test during a luncheon attended by Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services Steven Miles, community representatives, hospital staff and media.

Crazy socks promote serious health message

Friday 1st June at 1:45pm

Health professionals across Gold Coast Health are wearing odd, silly and colourful socks to support the mental health and wellbeing of their colleagues today.

Keep hospital emergency for emergencies

Friday 1st June at 11:45am

Gold Coasters with non-life-threatening conditions are being urged to consider other options for medical care instead of going to public hospital emergency departments.

Gold Coast Health inspires women to pursue STEM careers in healthcare

Friday 25th May at 4:45pm

Gold Coast Health is empowering young women to play a crucial role in healthcare innovation using artificial intelligence (AI) to transform the way hospitals deliver healthcare.

Weekend clinics a boost for Gold Coast flu vaccination

Friday 25th May at 4:30pm

Gold Coast Health is prepared for another strong turnout to its next weekend flu vaccine clinic.

Taking care to Gold Coast palliative patients

Thursday 24th May at 2:30pm

An online patient consulting initiative has made a difference to hundreds of Gold Coasters in need of Palliative Care in a little more than 12 months.

Gold Coast Health Board welcomes new member

Friday 11th May at 2:45pm

The Gold Coast Health Board will undergo a change from 18 May as a founding member departs and a new face arrives.