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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Health workers in gold medal performance during Games

The dedicated staff working on the frontline at Gold Coast Health are celebrating a gold medal performance during the Commonwealth Games today.

New treatment for common wrist injury receives research grant

Gold Coast Health orthopaedic surgeon Professor Randy Bindra is part of a team developing bioengineering and 3D printing solution to the common wrist injury Scapholunate Interosseous Ligament (SLIL).

OHO finalises investigation into GCUH maternity services

Gold Coast Health has welcomed the final investigation report from the Office of Health Ombudsman (OHO) into a small number of complaints related to adverse maternity events at the Gold Coast University Hospital since 2013.

Board members on board with baton

Gold Coast Health Board members Professor Allan Cripps and Dr Andrew Weissenberger were wearing very different hats when their paths crossed on the Queen’s Baton Relay earlier this week.

Principles of triage in ED still apply during Commonwealth Games

Gold Coasters presenting to public emergency departments during the Commonwealth Games can be assured that they will be treated based on clinical need.

Luck and expertise on the side of Irish trauma patient

Gold Coast man David Conway has paid tribute to the clinicians, nurses and allied health staff who assisted in his extraordinary recovery from a traumatic injury.

The rewards of public service

We asked Colette McCool, one of only eight Queenslanders to receive a Public Service Medal in the 2018 Australia Day Honours’ List, a few questions during Queensland Women’s Week.

Gold Coast Health female researchers leading the way

Gold Coast Health is shining a spotlight on female researchers this Queensland Women’s Week (3 – 11 March).

Junior doctors get a dose of career advice

Registrars and consultants have shared real world tips with the next generation of clinicians.

Award for Excellence: Journey to Zero - Suicide Prevention Strategy

The  ‘Journey to Zero’ Suicide Prevention Strategy has helped reduce the incidence of suicide in more than 1200 cases.