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Healthwaves+ is Gold Coast Health's bi-monthly community newsletter. The newsletter features news and information on our local health services and is distributed across GP waiting rooms, libraries, hospital, and community health facilities.

Healthwaves April-May 17

Inside this issue

  1. The human side of ED
  2. Breaking down barriers in mental health
  3. Red alert on hidden sugars
  4. Innovative idea gives mums first look at newborns
  5. New Mental Health Act comes into effect
  6. Updated referrals reduces wait times

Healthwaves February - March 17

Inside this issue

  1. Raising cancer cultural awareness
  2. Helping patients with complex needs
  3. New service improves quality of life
  4. Support for domestic violence victims
  5. Funding boost for Foundation
  6. Recycled uniforms help those in need

Healthwaves December - January 2017

Inside this issue

  1. Touching event remembers babies lost too soon
  2. Positive response to PARTY program
  3. Art and music bring people together
  4. Sick children to benefit from amazing appeal
  5. Technology shines at hospital open house

Healthwaves August - October 2016

Inside this issue

  1. Magnet attracts excellence
  2. Breaking the ICE forum
  3. National recognition for Gold Coast Health
  4. Canine companions make a difference
  5. Big hand for little patients
  6. Under the international spotlight

Healthwaves October - November 2016

Inside this issue

  1. Waiting times slashed
  2. Neurodevelopment Exposure Disorder Service launch 
  3. Distinguished award for Dr Graham Jay
  4. Satellite clinics for youth substance use issues
  5. Newborns enrolled directly into Medicare
  6. Generous donor helps baby Kai go home

Last updated 1 Feb 2017