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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Technology shines at GCUH open house

Monday 7th November at 10:45am

A close-up view of the technology that drives Gold Coast University Hospital was the highlight of

Community pitches in for children

Thursday 3rd November at 3:30pm

Thousands of Woolworths Wall Tokens have translated into valuable dollars to buy critical equipment for young patients of Gold Coast Health hospitals.

Gold Coast Medical shines a national light on Gold Coast Health's medical expertise

Wednesday 2nd November at 3:15pm

If you watched last night’s first episode of Gold Coast Medical, you will recognise our Director of Plastics Raja Sawhney.

ArtBeat brings people together for Mental Health Week

Friday 14th October at 4:00pm

A community event at Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) today provided a platform for people living with mental illness to celebrate their creative strengths.

Theatre nurses scrub up for national spotlight

Thursday 13th October at 2:30pm

They are the steady hands and calming voices you hear as you drift under anaesthetic before an operation and afterwards when you wake up in recovery.

Extra heart protection for GCUH breast cancer patients

Thursday 6th October at 12:00pm

New technology at Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) is protecting patient’s hearts from radiation doses during breast cancer treatment.

Unprecedented growth in Gold Coast Health services

Thursday 6th October at 12:00pm

The Gold Coast Health 2015-16 annual report paints a picture of enormous outpatient growth, unprecedented activity in its emergency departments and waiting times slashed.

Gold Coast Health and RACS sign MoU to improve respectful culture

Tuesday 4th October at 10:45am

Gold Coast Health and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as a commitment to providing high quality training, education and experience in surgery and the health sector.

Wildlife characters take up residence in children’s unit

Wednesday 28th September at 10:45am

A makeover of the Gold Coast University Hospital inpatient children’s ward is lifting the spirits of patients and their families thanks to a local artist and his vibrant Australiana wildlife images.

Shaken Baby Syndrome focussed during Child Protection Week

Monday 12th September at 1:45pm

As little as 30 seconds of violent shaking can cause a baby’s death, according to Gold Coast Health’s Child Protection Advisor Dr Kerry Sullivan, a long-term paediatrician.