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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Mental health project to improve staff engagement and patient care

Friday 15th April at 2:45pm

Gold Coast Health is rolling out an intensive project aimed at better engaging its mental health staff and improving care for some of its most vulnerable patients.

$10.5 million funding boost to ensure faster care

Monday 11th April at 2:45pm

Patients with back pain and neurological concerns are among the thousands of Gold Coasters set to benefit from a $10.5 million State Government funding boost.

Cuddle cot helps ease burden of child loss

Wednesday 6th April at 2:45pm

Selena Wool is drawing on her experience of losing a child during pregnancy to help Gold Coast families in their own time of need.

Vaccination matters: One mother's story of her baby's whooping cough

Wednesday 6th April at 9:15am

An emotional message from a mother whose baby daughter contracted whooping cough has received a huge public reaction.

Southport Rotary donations purchase vital equipment

Wednesday 30th March at 2:00pm

Equipment donations are making a difference to patients at Gold Coast University Hospital.

Adults with a stutter needed for research project

Wednesday 30th March at 1:15pm

Participants will attend an intensive stuttering group program at Robina Hospital in two phases, from 29 June-1 July and 11-12 July.

Health in the starting blocks for GC2018

Wednesday 30th March at 9:00am

Gold Coast Health is gearing up to play a central role at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games™ (GC2018), with key staff appointed to manage medical and anti-doping services for the world-class event.

Influenza Prevention in Residential Care Facilities

Tuesday 29th March at 9:30am

The establishment of effective influenza management practices are essential for the protection of patients in residential care facilities (RCF). 

Handling with special care

Thursday 24th March at 9:15am

Gold Coast University Hospital Registered Nurse Melanie Coster has provided a touching personal insight into the wonderful work of our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in an interview with Griffith University’s school of Health.

Heart attack survivor thanks the people who saved his life

Tuesday 22nd March at 9:30am

Michael Barwon-Parry knew he made the right move when he relocated from regional Queensland to the Gold Coast six months ago, but now believes it could have been a life-saving decision.