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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 Aug-Sept 17

Inside this issue

  1. Wellness initiative attracts international interest 
  2. Gold Coast teenagers urged to get free vaccinations
  3. Palm research gets a hand
  4. Have a ball with Hospital Heroes
  5. Staff support suicide prevention with socks

Healthwaves Jun-Jul 17

Inside this issue

  1. ICE team takes message to the community
  2. New unit to support new mums
  3. Speech service seeks stutterers
  4. Brave Alliyah’s fight for survival
  5. GCUH leading trial for trauma patients

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

Last updated 1 Feb 2017