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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Health scientists solve hunt for source of burkholderia cenocepacia outbreak

Sunday Mail journalist Janelle Miles put the innovative work of Gold Coast University Hospital infectious diseases team under the microscope.

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Gold Coast Health signs nursing exchange with Solomon Islands

Gold Coast Health will this month formalise an educational exchange with a provincial hospital in Solomon Islands aimed at improving health care in the Pacific nation. 

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Gold Coast fragile infants set to benefit from feeding workshop

Paediatric Speech Pathology clinicians were given international insights into the latest research and practices into identifying and treating the factors impacting oral feeding in fragile infants.

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Professional skills setting up Allied Health grads for life

More than 100 Allied Health graduates will participate in a new Gold Coast Health program aimed at delivering better connected care to the Gold Coast community.

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World recognition for respiratory virus clinical trial

A Gold Coast Health Clinical Trials program has been recognised internationally for its role in a drug trial for patients suffering from the Respiratory Syncytial Virus.

Runners supported by world-class medical services

With the countdown well under way to this weekend’s Gold Coast Airport Marathon, organisers are working hard behind the scenes to deliver world-class medical services.

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Take the sting out of handling palm fronds

If you live on the Gold Coast, there’s a good chance you have palm trees in your garden. 

Golden opportunity to help sick children

The annual donation drive to buy medical equipment to help sick children will come to a close on Friday 23 June.

'Virtual hospital' a real benefit for patients

Bond University medical students at Robina Hospital are taking part in an innovative “virtual hospital” as part of an integrated healthcare simulation program.

What is infant mental health?

Clinicians at Gold Coast Health have used Infant Mental Health Awareness Week to share the importance of the first 1000 days of a baby’s life – from conception to two-years-old.