Gold Coast Health News
The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.
The Gold Coast Public Health Unit has been notified of a case of measles on the Gold Coast.
An adviser in Indigenous health, Professor Cindy Shannon, has been appointed to the Gold Coast Health Board to help drive a range of support services.
A new study has discovered a strong link between regional unemployment and the number of substance-induced mental health hospital admissions.
8 October 2019: A person arrived at Gold Coast Airport on Sunday, 6 October, at 9.55am from New Zealand on flight VA110 and was diagnosed shortly after arrival. People at the airport around the time of arrival, as well as the public in general, need to be alert for symptoms of measles over the next three weeks.
2 October 2019:
A person spent time in the following locations while unknowingly being contagious:
An outdoor space for new mothers recovering from severe mental health conditions will open at the state’s only publicly-funded mother-baby inpatient facility.
Gold Coast Heath is leading a cultural revolution to improve staff wellbeing with achievements outlined in the Gold Coast Health Annual Report 2018-2019.
More than $6 million will be invested in extra doctors and nurses for the emergency departments at Gold Coast University Hospital and Robina Hospital.
A hand therapy clinic is helping Gold Coast patients waiting for surgery to begin treatment and return to pain-free symptom-free full health sooner.
Gold Coast Health’s Dr John Gerrard has received a national honour for helping to establish Australia’s first ever treatment centre in an Ebola hot zone.
People with respiratory illnesses who are impacted by smoke haze from bushfires across South East Queensland are being reminded to monitor their health condition closely.