Gold Coast Health News
The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.
Gold Coast Health patients in need of rapid and compassionate mental health care are already benefitting from an initiative being trialled to help reduce emergency department demand.
Gold Coast Health researchers are leading a world-first clinical trial into the effects of medicinal cannabis in treating people living with motor-neurone disease (MND) or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Gold Coast Health has welcomed 142 new nursing and midwifery graduates in 2019.
Queensland Health Director-General Michael Walsh visited Gold Coast University Hospital this month ahead of Gold Coast Health’s digital transformation.
Dr Graham Jay, Director of Paediatric Emergency Medicine Training at Gold Coast University Hospital, recently made a humanitarian trip to Laos to teach junior doctors training in paediatrics.
Six Gold Coast Mental Health and Specialist Services staff have been deployed to help with the relief efforts in Townsville this week, providing support to anyone experiencing significant stress following the disastrous floods. They join teams from West Moreton Hospital and Health Service, Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service and Metro South Hospital and Health Service.
Past and present patients touched by the specialised care provided by Gold Coast Health’s Children’s Critical Care Unit (CCCU) have joined staff to recognise the unit’s fifth anniversary in Gold Coast University Hospital’s parklands.
Gold Coast Health breast surgeon Dr Rhea Liang has become a part of history this month by having her research study published in The Lancet’s first edition devoted to women.
Gold Coasters are being urged to take more care when using ladders and scaffold to access high places.
Presentations to Gold Coast emergency departments increased by 5 per cent in December 2018 compared to December 2017, performance data released today has shown.