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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

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.


Water risks in the spotlight as summer rolls on

Monday 4th January at 11:45am

The family of a little girl who had a near drowning in a residential swimming pool has joined Gold Coast Health in urging for vigilance around water this summer


Whooping cough reminder

Tuesday 17th November at 9:30am

An increased number of whooping cough (pertussis) cases recently diagnosed in the greater Brisbane area is a timely reminder of the benefits of vaccination.


Urgent public health message: Reduce the risk of diarrhoea this summer

Friday 13th November at 9:30am

Gold Coast Health’s Public Health Unit has detected a higher than usual number of diarrhoea infections, which they have linked to swimming pools.


Busting the food safety myths

Monday 9th November at 9:30am

Australian Food Safety Week 8 – 15 November 2015