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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Kym receives Domestic Violence Prevention Award

Gold Coast Health Social Worker, Kym Tighe, was recently recognised and celebrated for her advocacy in providing high-quality person-centred support to domestic violence presentations across Gold Coast Health, receiving the Domestic Violence Prevention Award at the Domestic Violence Prevention Centre’s annual breakfast.

Kym was recognised for advocating for the safety and well-being of women and children in the local community. She has a strong commitment to engaging in collaborative, non-oppressive work and responses with women, children, and young people on the Gold Coast.


Behind the build with Kristin Jarrett

Building new hospitals on the Gold Coast is no small feat, but what's equally challenging is setting up the essential digital infrastructure for these health systems from scratch.


Virtual fly-through provides preview of new Coomera Hospital

The community can take a sneak peek at what’s to come with the release of artist impressions and a virtual fly-through animation of the new Coomera Hospital. 


Behind the build with Brad Azzopardi

From a fly-in fly-out tradie to Project Manager, Brad Azzopardi is overseeing the new mental health infrastructure build for the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service (GCHHS).


Meet our clinical trials trail blazers

International Clinical trials day is 20 May. The theme this year is ‘the trail blazers among us’. To mark the day Gold Coast health is celebrating a few of our own clinical trials trail blazers.


Symposium to showcase top Gold Coast Health emergency research

The Emergency Care Research Symposium will put the spotlight on the new knowledge generated by Gold Coast Health Emergency Departments (EDs) next month.


Gold Coast Health appoints new Chair of Research

A new joint Chair of Research appointment will push forward the clinical research agendas at Gold Coast Health with support from Griffith University.


Behind the build with Erin McKenzie

Knowing the behind-the-scenes work she and her team are doing to improve health care on the Gold Coast fuels Senior Project Officer Erin McKenzie’s sense of purpose.  


Roof in place marks major milestone for SMHRU

The roof going up on the $122.7 million Secure Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit (SMHRU) at the Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) signifies a major milestone, but it’s the people behind the build that are bringing its pioneering vision to life.


Researchers prove new diagnostic tool for sepsis in children

A diagnostic tool for sepsis in children is a step closer following a recent study involving clinician researchers from Gold Coast Health.