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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.


Social media putting staff in the spotlight

The metrics are in and the analytics clear - Gold Coast Health staff are flourishing under the limelight of social media.

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What really happens in an Emergency Department on Australia Day

As Gold Coast Health’s Emergency Department staff ready themselves for their Australia Day shifts, we revisit a compelling article by The Weekend Australian Magazine’s Trent Dalton, who spent a few hours inside Gold Coast University Hospital’s ED on 26 January, 2014.

Maintenance co-ordinator Barry Walker (left), Senior Director Infrastructure and Support Services Nigel Hoy and Shane Berryman from Robina Hospital's building and engineering department.

Going with the Flow helps hospital costs

Cutting-edge technology is saving Robina Hospital energy and reducing its operating costs in the process as Gold Coast Bulletin reporter Quentin Tod explains.

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Expert warns of dangers of obsessive healthy eating

An innocent attempt to consume healthy foods and drinks is leading to eating disorders in some people.

Interns take part in a simulation during their orientation week

Gold Coast Health proves attractive for intern doctors

Gold Coast Health’s growing reputation for innovation, research and cutting-edge training is proving a lure for medical graduates.

Michelle Williams and Scott McGregor love their jobs

When a small push can change lives

Gold Coast Bulletin reporter Emily MacDonald took a glimpse into a day in the life of a hospital wardie at Gold Coast University Hospital.

Some of the GCUH ED staff who worked though the busy 2015-16 Christmas/New Year period.

Staff shine as ED demand peaks

The Christmas and New Year period is traditionally a busy time for Gold Coast Health’s Emergency Department.

Staff of the children’s ward in front of one of the colourful, vibrant murals.

Jungle fever hits children's ward

If these walls could talk there may be jungle sounds roaring through the children’s ward at Gold Coast University Hospital.

Lily Young with Gold Coast Health’s Dr Susan Moloney.

Water risks in the spotlight as summer rolls on

The family of a little girl who had a near drowning in a residential swimming pool has joined Gold Coast Health in urging for vigilance around water this summer

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Whooping cough reminder

An increased number of whooping cough (pertussis) cases recently diagnosed in the greater Brisbane area is a timely reminder of the benefits of vaccination.