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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Half a million dollars drives innovative research at Gold Coast Health

Nine research projects by Gold Coast Health clinicians and staff will share in more than $517,000 in funding courtesy of a partnership between the health service and Gold Coast Hospital Foundation.

Research confirms Schoolies medical tent frees up emergency departments

A collaborative research study led out of Gold Coast Health has confirmed that the temporary Schoolies Hub health facility we operate in partnership with the Queensland Ambulance Service each year is a successful emergency department avoidance strategy.


Griffith and Gold Coast Health sign MoU to increase clinical trial capacity

Investigating a treatment for Ross River virus infection is just one of the clinical research trials underway at Griffith University’s Clinical Trial Unit designed to improve patient care and health outcomes on the Gold Coast.

Goal of research conference a healthier Gold Coast

Gold Coast Health clinicians and researchers will this week partner with academics from Griffith, Bond and Southern Cross universities for a three-day conference aimed at delivering better health outcomes for the Gold Coast through strong research collaborations.

Gold Coast Health breaks the silence around violence

Gold Coast Health staff took an Oath today to help raise awareness of White Ribbon Australia’s work to end men’s violence against women.

Golden night for health staff

Gold Coast Health’s annual staff awards night – the Golden Gala Awards – have been presented for 2017, showcasing our outstanding staff living the Gold Coast Health values.

The importance of organ donation

Kate Dale, Gold Coast Health Trauma Nurse Practitioner, shares her personal story of organ donation:

One August morning my Mum Jeanette and Dad Peter woke together and laid in bed for a while listening to the news on the radio.  Unchained Melody played on the radio that morning, this was one of their favourite songs.

Gold Coast Health appoints new directorate leaders

Gold Coast Health has made four appointments to its Executive Management Team as it delivers on its purpose to provide excellent evidence-based healthcare that meets the needs of the Gold Coast community.

Public forum puts focus on research around dementia

Gold Coast Health together with the Menzies Health Institute Queensland at Griffith University is inviting people with dementia, their families and caregivers, and aged care workers, to a public forum featuring leading researchers in dementia. 

Gold Coast Health to lease former Varsity Lakes surgical hospital from Healthe Care

Gold Coast Health will lease the former Gold Coast Surgical Hospital to deliver more efficient public elective surgery to the local community.