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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Partners urged to avoid booze during pregnancy

Tuesday 9th February at 2:30pm

Gold Coast Health’s leading foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) expert has encouraged more partners to share the responsibility for avoiding alcohol when planning for and during pregnancy.

Nurses add security blanket for GCUH's sickest bubs

Monday 8th February at 3:00pm

Gold Coast University Hospital’s Newborn Care Unit has become the first in Australia to introduce ground-breaking technology that allows nurses to be alerted about serious patient events via their handheld phones.

Gold Coast Health marks World Cancer Day

Thursday 4th February at 3:00pm

Gold Coast Health joins the international health community to recognise World Cancer Day.

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.