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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Exploring impacts of an electronic medical record

Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) has hosted a wide-ranging discussion on the benefits and challenges of moving from paper-based patient information to an electronic medical record (ieMR).

Gold Coasters score well in health report card

Gold Coast Health has congratulated the city’s population for reducing their health risk, but doctors say there is work to do to reduce hospitalisations.

$1m in grants to support health research

More than $1 million in grants were today awarded to Gold Coast Health clinicians and researchers for research projects that will improve the health care delivered to Gold Coasters.

Health data and collaboration in focus for research week

Health professionals, academics, clinical researchers, biomedical scientists and students will gather today for the first day of the annual Gold Coast Health Research Week Conference.

Culture of success under pins community healthcare

Gold Coast Health has delivered a record number of healthcare services while maintaining a balanced budget in an environment of extraordinary growth.

New forensic service a national first

Specially-trained forensic physicians will now work as part of Gold Coast Health’s emergency departments following changes introduced on 1 October.

‘Goldie for a grower’ brings unexpected joy to drought victims

Gold Coast Health’s drought fundraising campaign ‘Goldie for a Grower’ has brought welcome relief to the isolated community of Toompine near Quilpie in western Queensland.

Gold Coast doctor the first Australian to win international award

Gold Coast Health’s Dr Sandeep Bhuta has become the first Australian to receive an International Outreach Professor award to advance the speciality of neuroradiology.

Gold Coast fundraising makes hay for Quilpie

A Gold Coast nurse’s three-month exchange with a fellow nurse from Quilpie Multipurpose Health Service has led to a generous donation of hay for drought-stricken Quilpie farmers.

ArtBeat showcases patient stories of self-discovery

The foyers of Gold Coast University Hospital and Robina Hospital are once again alive with creative artworks by people living with mental illness as part of annual Mental Health Week celebrations.