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The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Nick Sutton is recovering in Gold Coast University Hospital with mum Helen

Praise for Gold Coast Health Children's Critical Care team

It has been a difficult week for young Nick Sutton and his family.

NCU Registered Nurse and Midwife Margaret Alcock welcomes a fresh batch of lovingly crafted donations.

Margaret inundated with support for precious premmie babies

Margaret Alcock is the Gold Coast’s link between premature babies adapting to their first days of life with caring women who love to put meaning into their craft.

Carrara Health Centre staff are farewelling the aged care and rehabilitation facility as Gold Coast Health is rolling out a new model of care for their patients.

Staff and patients farewell Carrara Health Centre

A final emotional chapter has been written in the history of Carrara Health Centre, with past and present staff coming together to celebrate their quality care of thousands of elderly patients at the site.

Mylie Walker was the 1000th patient to be treated at the Children’s Critical Care Unit. Unit Director Dr Phil Sargent presented Mylie with a certificate and teddy bear alongside Mylie’s Dad Shannon, Mum Casie and brother Ace

1000th patient for GCUH Children's Critical Care Unit

When little Mylie Walker arrived at Gold Coast University Hospital’s Paediatric Emergency Department struggling to breathe little did she know she was about to become a milestone patient.

Board Chair defends Mental Health Services

Board Chair defends Mental Health Services

Gold Coast Health Board Chair Ian Langdon has launched a passionate defence of the city’s public mental health services.

Val Heaton and Bob Curtis from Rotary Runaway Bay, mum Amanda Shutes with Ivy Rose, and Paradise Point Community Bank representatives Britt Van Mengersen and Ian Johnston

Rotary shares birthday celebrations with newborns

Gold Coast University Hospital maternity patients have once again received generous gifts as part of a partnership between two community organisations and Gold Coast Health.

Maria Corbett, an interpreter fluent in Bosnian, Croatian, Hungarian, Serbian and English, with Interpreter Services Coordinator Jennifer Babin.

Interpreters making valuable contribution to health care

Gold Coast Health is delivering more interpreting services than ever before, leading to better quality health care for patients with limited English.

ED staff assess a patient at Gold Coast University Hospital

Emergency Director expects lockout laws to reduce alcohol-related presentations

Emergency Director expects lockout laws to reduce alcohol-related presentations

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Whooping cough cases surge on Gold Coast

Gold Coast Health has renewed calls for parents to ensure their children are up to date with vaccines following a surge in whooping cough cases.

Dr Ben Anderson with former patient Lee Hoskin.

Heart surgery patient reunited with cardiac team

Grandmother Lee Hoskin has been reunited with the team who saved her life as Gold Coast University Hospital’s (GCUH) Cardiac Surgery Service prepares to care for its 500th patient.