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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Keeping cool in the heatwave

Gold Coasters are urged to be on alert for heat-related illness, with the current heatwave expected to last into the weekend.


New cohort of qualified nurses and midwives join Gold Coast Health

Almost 180 graduate nurses and midwives began their careers with Gold Coast Health this month, servicing both Gold Coast University Hospital and Robina Hospital. 


Yabbabah Men's Health and Well Being program

Gold Coast Health has launched the Yabbabah Men's Health and Well Being program, a program that will give Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men a safe place to yarn and share whilst providing easy access to health services across the Gold Coast.

The launch event brought together Gold Coast Health staff, community members and elders, as well as our partners from Kalwun Development Corporation.

This community-focused program marks another significant step forward for Gold Coast health on our path to health equity.


Gold Coast Health Welcomes 92 new doctors for 2023

A new cohort of medical interns will begin their careers with Gold Coast Health this week. After completing a week of orientation, in training workshops and refining their skills in Basic Life Support and Infection Control, they will spend a week shadowing staff on the wards before beginning their first rotation.


National recognition for transformation progress

Gold Coast Health has won a national health industry award for embedding a culture of transformation to support frontline staff in delivering better health outcomes for patients.


Working with community to close the health gap

Friday 25 November 2022 marked the official launch of the Gold Coast Health First Nations Health Equity Strategy.


Screening program saved Jenny's life

Mother of two, Jenny Bull, is extremely grateful for routine screening that helped save her life. She feels “very lucky” and grateful she had her breast screen when she did, after her latest routine screening mammogram led to a diagnosis of stage 2 invasive breast cancer.


Oli's Gift charity craft boxes puts a smile on little faces

Babies, children and teenagers who are faced with a life changing diagnosis are being gifted Oli's Gift craft boxes that are created by kids for kids through generous donations


Caring for women with complex pregnancy needs

Sophie is Midwifery Navigator who specialises in caring for pregnant women with complex medical diseases, high-risk obstetric complications or complex fetal anomalies requiring dedicated support. 


New art exhibition to support mental health

Gold Coast Health has unveiled a stunning new public art exhibition by artist Kym Hart, who is donating 25 per cent of sales to the Gold Coast Hospital Foundation.