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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Winning idea gives Gold Coast patients a voice

Gold Coasters with limited communication are benefitting from a Queensland-first lending library of communication devices funded through the annual Gold Coast Health staff innovation awards known as The Improvers.


Health service champions diversity and inclusion

Gold Coast Health has been recognised as a champion of diversity and inclusion through a national campaign to encourage other employers to make their workplace more accessible for people with a disability.


Organ donation is changing lives

Organ donation means the world to some people, especially these three women who are helping to raise public awareness during Donate Life Week.


Therapy dog lends a caring paw to terminally-ill patients

A Delta Society Australia Therapy Dog is playing a very special role in enhancing the well-being of patients in Robina Hospital’s Palliative Care Unit.


Why you should be proud of your health service

Since I began as Chairman of the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service Board in 2012, we have gone from a regional hospital service to one of the nation’s foremost tertiary facilities.


Gold Coast Health staff rewarded for ideas outside the square

Gold Coast’s premier public health innovation event has awarded more than half a million dollars to staff ideas which will directly improve patient care.


Compassionate care resonates with Gold Coasters

A story on Gold Coast Health’s Facebook page celebrating the efforts nursing staff made to fulfil one of the greatest wishes of a terminally ill inpatient at Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) has touched the hearts of thousands of Gold Coasters.


School based nurse plays a healthy hand in youth program

Gold Coast Health nurse Lisa Bancroft-Mitchell was among the audience to congratulate a group of at-risk teenage boys when they graduated from a Queensland Police Service mentoring program earlier this month.


Light show keeps child patients entertained

Children who undergo surgery now have a calming ceiling-light show to keep them busy.


State-of-the-art CT scanner for the Gold Coast

Gold Coast Health patients were the first in Australia to access cutting-edge scanning technology after the installation of $1.5 million worth of CT equipment at Gold Coast University Hospital last month.