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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Health service planning for the Commonwealth Games well advanced

Monday 22nd January at 10:45am

Gold Coast Health can confirm that preparations to manage any impact on Gold Coast public health services as a result of the upcoming 2018 Commonwealth Games are well advanced.


Operation Ouch makes special visit to GCUH

Monday 15th January at 3:30pm

Twin clinicians turned children’s entertainers, Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tulleken, have visited sick children in Gold Coast University Hospital.


Gold Coast hosts new generation of doctors

Monday 15th January at 12:15pm

Ninety junior doctors will launch the next phase of their medical careers at Gold Coast public hospitals this year.


Children helping children heal with colourful bandaids

Wednesday 20th December at 1:45pm

A community collection of bright bandaids will be delivered to Gold Coast Health today to help bring a smile to young patients.


Green thumbs wanted to help with hospital community garden

Wednesday 29th November at 9:00am

Gold Coast University Hospital is looking for budding gardeners with a social conscience to dig in and help plant, maintain and harvest an on-site community garden.


Half a million dollars drives innovative research at Gold Coast Health

Tuesday 28th November at 11:45am

Nine research projects by Gold Coast Health clinicians and staff will share in more than $517,000 in funding courtesy of a partnership between the health service and Gold Coast Hospital Foundation.


Research confirms Schoolies medical tent frees up emergency departments

Tuesday 28th November at 11:15am

A collaborative research study led out of Gold Coast Health has confirmed that the temporary Schoolies Hub health facility we operate in partnership with the Queensland Ambulance Service each year is a successful emergency department avoidance strategy.

 


Griffith and Gold Coast Health sign MoU to increase clinical trial capacity

Tuesday 28th November at 8:30am

Investigating a treatment for Ross River virus infection is just one of the clinical research trials underway at Griffith University’s Clinical Trial Unit designed to improve patient care and health outcomes on the Gold Coast.


Goal of research conference a healthier Gold Coast

Monday 27th November at 9:00am

Gold Coast Health clinicians and researchers will this week partner with academics from Griffith, Bond and Southern Cross universities for a three-day conference aimed at delivering better health outcomes for the Gold Coast through strong research collaborations.


Gold Coast Health breaks the silence around violence

Friday 24th November at 2:45pm

Gold Coast Health staff took an Oath today to help raise awareness of White Ribbon Australia’s work to end men’s violence against women.