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The simple act of holding your baby is something parents in Gold Coast University Hospital’s (GCUH) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) can’t always do.
Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) is among Queensland hospitals implementing a new program designed to significantly reduce the rate of late gestation stillbirth.
Emily Vella always wanted to work in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health – she just didn’t picture it would be as a child health nurse.
Associate Professor Laurie Grealish is working on Subacute and Aged Nursing research in her conjoint role with Gold Coast Health and Griffith University, and has an interest in preventing delirium in patients in hospital settings.
It was advice from someone important in her life that prompted Kim to start a career in social work – despite not knowing what it was.
The Gold Coast Health Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) is taking Expression of Interest (EOI) for a female lay member, which is a voluntary position.
“Younger is better. Parents should get on to any potential hearing issues as soon as possible,” she said.
Several Gold Coast Health Emergency Department (ED) staff have been recognised for their humanitarian work in the Philippines, in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.
“The kids were telling me for ages, ‘you are going deaf Dad’ and they used to call me ‘Hey’ because that’s what I said all of the time,” Patrick said.
A Queensland Advancing Clinical Research Fellowship of almost $145,000 will help Dr Peter Snelling complete a research project which explores the benefits of point-of-care ultrasound for children with broken arms.