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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Women’s health made easier with telehealth

Gold Coast Health’s Midwifery and Obstetric team have implemented specialist telehealth gynaecology and obstetric consultations which are making life easier for women.


Associate Professor David Green, Medal of the Order of Australia Recipient

Australia Day honours for long-serving emergency director

Gold Coast Health’s director of emergency medicine, Associate Professor David Green, was today recognised for his services to the community with a Medal of the Order of Australia.


Health service planning for the Commonwealth Games well advanced

Gold Coast Health can confirm that preparations to manage any impact on Gold Coast public health services as a result of the upcoming 2018 Commonwealth Games are well advanced.


Operation Ouch makes special visit to GCUH

Twin clinicians turned children’s entertainers, Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tulleken, have visited sick children in Gold Coast University Hospital.


Gold Coast hosts new generation of doctors

Ninety junior doctors will launch the next phase of their medical careers at Gold Coast public hospitals this year.


Children helping children heal with colourful bandaids

A community collection of bright bandaids will be delivered to Gold Coast Health today to help bring a smile to young patients.


Green thumbs wanted to help with hospital community garden

Gold Coast University Hospital is looking for budding gardeners with a social conscience to dig in and help plant, maintain and harvest an on-site community garden.


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.