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Gold Coast Health doctor embarks on international journey

A Gold Coast Health doctor will spend the next three years in the United Kingdom researching better medical outcomes for children after she was…


Gold Coast sepsis research leads to up-sized fluid treatment study

Findings from a Gold Coast Health driven investigation into the use of intravenous fluids in sepsis management in emergency patients will be used…


Emergency care researchers probe pandemic impacts

Gold Coast Health researchers have put the impacts of COVID-19 on emergency care under the microscope after securing almost $120,000 from the…


Dr Jamie Ranse was interviewed on ABC24 News Australia regarding mass gathering events and COVID-19 (coronavirus).

This week, Dr Jamie Ranse was interviewed on ABC24 News Australia regarding mass gathering events…


Queen's Birthday honour for emergency care researcher

Professor of Emergency Care Dr Julia Crilly, has been awarded an Order of Australia Medal for her service to emergency care nursing. 


Dr Jamie Ranse discussed the complex and evolving nature of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in relation to Mass Gathering events.

ABC interview about coronavirus impact: Dr Jamie Ranse from our ED research team's service delivery pillar and Griffith University, explains why…


Ultrasound trial could rule out x-rays for common kids arm injury

In the first trial of its kind, a bedside ultrasound study based at Gold Coast University Hospital could spell the end of unnecessary x-rays for…


Health service triples research projects in five years

Gold Coast Health is rapidly expanding its research capability, delivering more than 150 research projects each year, a marked increase from five…


Improving antibiotic prescribing

Gold Coast Health Researcher and Emergency Department Registrar Laura Hamill is delving into doctors’ antibiotic prescribing habits in our…



Last updated 08 Nov 2019