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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

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.

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