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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Rehab patients the real winners of staff innovation competition

Tuesday 24th May at 11:15am

A baby boom in the city’s north has seen Gold Coast Health launch a community-based midwifery service at Upper Coomera to provide families with access to maternity care closer to home.

The Improvers drives innovation among Gold Coast Health staff

Friday 20th May at 1:30pm

The annual ideas boom within Gold Coast Health employee ranks has uncovered five projects which w

From concept to reality: Improvers winners making a difference

Friday 20th May at 11:30am

As Gold Coast Health prepares to host its annual staff innovation competition the Gold Coast Bulletin talked to three past winners and their projects and where they are now.

Vision to set 10-year health agenda

Thursday 19th May at 1:30pm

Health priorities and funding in Queensland will be set based on four key priorities following the development of a vision and 10-year strategy for the health system.

Awards recognise excellence in nursing and midwifery

Monday 16th May at 1:45pm

Gold Coast Health has paid tribute to the thousands of nurses and midwives who go above and beyond in the call of duty to care for Gold Coast patients.

Service committed to development of graduate nurses

Monday 16th May at 12:00pm

Gold Coast Health is using the latest technology and clinical simulations to foster the talents of the next generation of nurses and midwives.

Collaboration to help personalise treatment for cancer patients

Friday 13th May at 1:45pm

An aim to ‘personalise’ specific treatment for cancer patients, enabling them to get the most effective drug the first time, is the aim of cutting-edge research at Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) and Griffith University.

GCUH Youth Cancer Nurse bound for Edinburgh after bursary win

Tuesday 10th May at 3:00pm

Youth Cancer Nurse Consultant Anita Cox will travel to the 1st Global Youth Cancer Congress in Edinburgh in December after being awarded a $5000 bursary from the Leukaemia Foundation and charity Team Adem.

When the surf is up, so are bodysurfing injuries

Friday 6th May at 2:00pm

Bodysurfers are much more likely to suffer neck injuries than surfers, a leading Gold Coast Health neurosurgeon says.

Midwifery Group Practice celebrates 10 years

Thursday 5th May at 2:00pm

Twelve Gold Coast Health midwives use the Birth Centre in Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) to deliver the successful model of care to more than 450 women a year.