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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Skye reunites with doctors who saved him

Tuesday 2nd May at 10:00am

A dedicated team of Gold Coast Health doctors and nurses turned cheer squad when they reunited with patient Skye McLean for The Today Show. 

Gold Coasters reminded of the dangers of falls

Wednesday 26th April at 12:00pm

Gold Coast Health is joining an international campaign to curb the number of presentations to our emergency departments that result from falls. 

GCUH non-invasive hand treatment a Queensland first

Monday 24th April at 3:45pm

Gold Coast Health patients suffering a common hand condition causing bent fingers now have access to an injection treatment that eliminates the need for orthopaedic surgery.

New consumer group launched

Friday 21st April at 3:45pm

An “energetic and passionate” group of community members attended the first meeting of Gold Coast Health’s new Consumer Advisory Group (CAG) this week.

Flu shots now available ahead of winter flu season

Tuesday 18th April at 4:15pm

Gold Coast Health’s Public Health Unit is undertaking immunisation clinics across the coast following the release of the new four-strain vaccination.

Clinical trial of steroid treatment for children with Bell’s Palsy

Wednesday 12th April at 10:00am

Queensland researchers at Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) are taking part in a study across Australia and New Zealand to determine a safe and effective steroid treatment for children with Bell’s Palsy.

GCUH leads multi-centre trial in critically bleeding trauma patients

Tuesday 11th April at 2:00pm

Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) is the lead site for a Queensland clinical trial aiming to improve outcomes for severely injured trauma patients with critical bleeding. 

Raw deal: seafood trader prosecuted for falsely labelling prawns

Monday 10th April at 2:45pm

Gold Coast Health has successfully prosecuted a seafood wholesale and retail company for selling imported prawns from Asia as Australian King Prawns.

Gold Coast Health services limited on Friday 31 March

Friday 31st March at 8:45am

A reminder that all Gold Coast Health non-essential services have been postponed again on Friday 31 March, as the region recovers from an extreme weather event.

Gold Coast Health services limited during severe weather

Thursday 30th March at 1:00pm

All Gold Coast Health non-essential services have been postponed on Thursday 30 March and Friday 31 March, as the region encounters an extreme weather event.