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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Gold Coast students say no to violent relationships

Friday 9th September at 2:00pm

A school-based domestic and family violence and sexual assault program running in Gold Coast schools since 2011 has shaped student attitudes that violent relationships are unacceptable.

Gold Coast Health leads nation's first NED service

Friday 9th September at 1:45pm

Gold Coast Health will become Australia’s leading centre for the diagnosis and intervention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder when it launches a statewide Neurodevelopment Exposure Disorder (NED) Service today.

Gold Coast Health connects staff on RU OK Day

Thursday 8th September at 2:15pm

Gold Coast Health staff joined the national conversation on suicide by attending an RU OK? Day event on Thursday.

A Seniors Week salute to Gold Coast Health's only architect

Monday 29th August at 9:00am

Gold Coast Health is renowned for the diversity of its workforce and Seniors Week 2016 (13-21 August) presented the perfect opportunity to celebrate our most senior staff member.

Bushfire season preparations call for smoke haze health awareness

Wednesday 24th August at 9:15am

Gold Coast residents are being urged to take health precautions in response to planned burns in t

Digital trial enables speedy enrolment of newborns into Medicare

Monday 22nd August at 9:15am

Gold Coast University Hospital has successfully rolled out a digital trial to make life easier for parents by enabling automatic enrolment of their newborn into Medicare, the Medicare Safety Net and the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register.

Star power helps launch autism animation

Friday 19th August at 9:15am

Acclaimed Australian actor Hugo Weaving joined Health Minister Cameron Dick and Gold Coast Health Board Chair Ian Langdon at Gold Coast University Hospital on 19 August to launch a short animated film designed to raise awareness of the issues faced by people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Associate Professor Sandeep Bhuta appointed to prestigious Radiology role

Wednesday 17th August at 9:30am

Highly respected Neuroradiologist Dr Sandeep Bhuta will fly the Gold Coast Health flag when he attends the world’s largest medical meeting in an official capacity in later this year.

Robina Hospital allegations

Friday 12th August at 9:45am

Gold Coast Health refutes allegations made in Gold Coast Bulletin of 12 August.  Newspaper claims that a bag of unidentified substance was ‘kept quiet’ by Queensland Health are in direct contrast to the facts which were that the hospital provided the bag to police.  The online photo depicted a large quantity of ICE that bore no resemblance to the substance handed to police which equated to about 0.2 gram. All CCTV cameras were confirmed as operating to the newspaper the day before the article was printed.

GCUH surgeons share knowledge on global scale

Tuesday 26th July at 9:45am

Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) has reinforced its credentials as a leading teaching facility, with more than 30 international surgeons travelling across the globe for a two-day training course.