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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Tips to beat the heat as temperatures rise

Monday 1st February at 3:15pm

Drink plenty of water, keep cool, take care of others and have a plan.


Experts address inquiry into alcohol-fuelled violence

Friday 29th January at 3:30pm

Key members from Gold Coast Health’s emergency and mental health departments have shared insights into the impact of alcohol-fuelled violence at a key public hearing.


Social media putting staff in the spotlight

Friday 29th January at 3:15pm

The metrics are in and the analytics clear - Gold Coast Health staff are flourishing under the limelight of social media.


What really happens in an Emergency Department on Australia Day

Monday 25th January at 3:30pm

As Gold Coast Health’s Emergency Department staff ready themselves for their Australia Day shifts, we revisit a compelling article by The Weekend Australian Magazine’s Trent Dalton, who spent a few hours inside Gold Coast University Hospital’s ED on 26 January, 2014.


Going with the Flow helps hospital costs

Monday 18th January at 4:00pm

Cutting-edge technology is saving Robina Hospital energy and reducing its operating costs in the process as Gold Coast Bulletin reporter Quentin Tod explains.


Expert warns of dangers of obsessive healthy eating

Saturday 16th January at 11:15am

An innocent attempt to consume healthy foods and drinks is leading to eating disorders in some people.


Gold Coast Health proves attractive for intern doctors

Wednesday 13th January at 11:30am

Gold Coast Health’s growing reputation for innovation, research and cutting-edge training is proving a lure for medical graduates.


When a small push can change lives

Tuesday 12th January at 11:30am

Gold Coast Bulletin reporter Emily MacDonald took a glimpse into a day in the life of a hospital wardie at Gold Coast University Hospital.


Staff shine as ED demand peaks

Thursday 7th January at 11:45am

The Christmas and New Year period is traditionally a busy time for Gold Coast Health’s Emergency Department.


Jungle fever hits children's ward

Wednesday 6th January at 11:45am

If these walls could talk there may be jungle sounds roaring through the children’s ward at Gold Coast University Hospital.