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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Finding light in the Lavender Unit - a new family’s journey

A young Gold Coast couple have bravely shared their experience with postpartum psychosis and depression in a Gold Coast Health video that aims to raise awareness of the mental health support available for new parents.

New immunisation clinic for northern Gold Coast families

Gold Coast Health is partnering with the Benevolent Society to give more children the opportunity for greater protection against life-threatening vaccine-preventable diseases.

Fresh faces at Gold Coast hospitals

Ninety-one junior doctors start the next stage of their medical careers at Gold Coast Health hospitals this month.

Joint police and mental health program extended

A ground-breaking program providing mental health support in policing matters has been extended to a five-day operation following a successful three-month pilot on the Gold Coast.

Emergency departments set record for patients treated in 2018

Gold Coast emergency departments have seen a record number of patients in 2018, with more critically ill patients being treated than ever before.

New therapy space opens for Robina rehab patients

Robina Hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation unit has a new therapy space that will help patients return home faster and reduce the risk of readmission.

Early success for tube-weaning trial

The first families to benefit from our Improver-funded project to help parents wean their babies from tube feeding came together with past tube graduates this week celebrating with a Christmas picnic.

New termination of pregnancy laws begin

From today, all Queensland women can now seek a termination of pregnancy without fear of committing a criminal offence following the introduction of new laws.

Gold Coast Health staff celebrate year of achievements

Gold Coast Health staff celebrated their achievements and those of individual colleagues at the health service’s annual staff awards at The Star on 24 November.

Artwork commemorates organ and tissue donors

Gold Coast University Hospital and DonateLife Queensland will today unveil an artistic tribute to organ and tissue donors and their families who make transplantation possible.