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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Staff and patients farewell Carrara Health Centre

Monday 7th March at 10:15am

A final emotional chapter has been written in the history of Carrara Health Centre, with past and present staff coming together to celebrate their quality care of thousands of elderly patients at the site.

1000th patient for GCUH Children's Critical Care Unit

Thursday 3rd March at 1:45pm

When little Mylie Walker arrived at Gold Coast University Hospital’s Paediatric Emergency Department struggling to breathe little did she know she was about to become a milestone patient.

Board Chair defends Mental Health Services

Monday 29th February at 1:45pm

Gold Coast Health Board Chair Ian Langdon has launched a passionate defence of the city’s public mental health services.

Rotary shares birthday celebrations with newborns

Wednesday 24th February at 2:15pm

Gold Coast University Hospital maternity patients have once again received generous gifts as part of a partnership between two community organisations and Gold Coast Health.

Interpreters making valuable contribution to health care

Friday 19th February at 2:15pm

Gold Coast Health is delivering more interpreting services than ever before, leading to better quality health care for patients with limited English.

Emergency Director expects lockout laws to reduce alcohol-related presentations

Thursday 18th February at 2:15pm

Emergency Director expects lockout laws to reduce alcohol-related presentations

Whooping cough cases surge on Gold Coast

Friday 12th February at 2:30pm

Gold Coast Health has renewed calls for parents to ensure their children are up to date with vaccines following a surge in whooping cough cases.

Heart surgery patient reunited with cardiac team

Thursday 11th February at 2:30pm

Grandmother Lee Hoskin has been reunited with the team who saved her life as Gold Coast University Hospital’s (GCUH) Cardiac Surgery Service prepares to care for its 500th patient.

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.