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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

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.

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.