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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Double celebration as midwives mark anniversary

Thursday 11th May at 10:30am

Community-based Gold Coast Health midwifery service Your Midwives Brygon Creek has marked one year of serving Upper Coomera families.

Coffee cups to inspire a life-saving conversation

Monday 8th May at 11:00am

Cafes across the northern end of the Gold Coast are uniting with BreastScreen Queensland to encourage locals to start up a life-saving conversation.

Patients benefit from pathology project slashing unnecessary tests

Tuesday 2nd May at 3:15pm

A Gold Coast Health initiative to reduce unnecessary pathology testing for patients is attracting national interest. 

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.