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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Infection control trainees spread the word

A new traineeship is giving Gold Coast Health nurses the opportunity to learn more about infection control and become a valuable resource and role model for their peers.


Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is the time to take action and get tested

Alan Bishop says there’s no time like September – Prostate Cancer Awareness Month – for men to take action and get tested.
It’s something he wishes he had done earlier.


Gold Coast Health staff make connections for RU Ok? Day

Small gestures can have a big impact.


Pandemic brings medical world closer together

According to Gold Coast Health upper gastrointestinal surgeon Dr Philip Townend, Australian hospitals have played a key role in research related to the impact of COVID-19 on surgical patients and services.


Gold Coast Health nurse is the People's Choice

Being named a winner at the 2021 Queensland Nursing Midwifery Union Practice Awards is extra special for Ella Van-de Velde Fidock because it was voted on by her peers and community.


Greater support for women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

A new Midwifery Group Practice supporting women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds has launched on the Gold Coast.


Gold Coast residents urged to pull on a jersey to save lives

Gold Coast Health and DonateLife Queensland are urging all Gold Coast residents  residents to pull on a sports jersey this Friday, September 3, to raise awareness around organ and tissue donation.


Clinicians rely on the 'beating heart of the hospital'

With millions of instruments passing through Gold Coast University Hospital's Central Sterilising Department (CSD) each year, it's no wonder it's known as the beating heart of the hospital.


Queensland’s first Crisis Stabilisation Unit opens at Robina Hospital

Gold Coast Health recently opened a new Queensland-first Crisis Stabilisation Unit at Robina Hospital designed to divert patients in acute mental health crises away from emergency departments and into a comfortable, therapeutic, and home-like environment.


Gold Coast mums have access to practical support when they need it most

New and expecting mums across the Gold Coast officially have access to a clinically proven and highly successful program already operating through some of Queensland’s largest maternity hospitals.