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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Therapy dog lends a caring paw to terminally-ill patients

Monday 23rd July at 3:30pm

A Delta Society Australia Therapy Dog is playing a very special role in enhancing the well-being of patients in Robina Hospital’s Palliative Care Unit.

Why you should be proud of your health service

Wednesday 11th July at 10:30am

Since I began as Chairman of the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service Board in 2012, we have gone from a regional hospital service to one of the nation’s foremost tertiary facilities.

Gold Coast Health staff rewarded for ideas outside the square

Friday 29th June at 3:15pm

Gold Coast’s premier public health innovation event has awarded more than half a million dollars to staff ideas which will directly improve patient care.

Compassionate care resonates with Gold Coasters

Monday 25th June at 11:15am

A story on Gold Coast Health’s Facebook page celebrating the efforts nursing staff made to fulfil one of the greatest wishes of a terminally ill inpatient at Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) has touched the hearts of thousands of Gold Coasters.

School based nurse plays a healthy hand in youth program

Thursday 21st June at 2:15pm

Gold Coast Health nurse Lisa Bancroft-Mitchell was among the audience to congratulate a group of at-risk teenage boys when they graduated from a Queensland Police Service mentoring program earlier this month.

Light show keeps child patients entertained

Tuesday 19th June at 5:15pm

Children who undergo surgery now have a calming ceiling-light show to keep them busy.

State-of-the-art CT scanner for the Gold Coast

Thursday 14th June at 3:15pm

Gold Coast Health patients were the first in Australia to access cutting-edge scanning technology after the installation of $1.5 million worth of CT equipment at Gold Coast University Hospital last month.

Gold Coast Health staff compete to make their blood count

Wednesday 6th June at 10:45am

Gold Coast Health staff are competing with thousands of medical workers to give the most blood in an Australian Red Cross Blood Service challenge.

Gold Coast’s ‘largest restaurant’ put to the taste test

Monday 4th June at 12:00pm

Gold Coast University Hospital’s (GCUH) patient food was put to the taste test during a luncheon attended by Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services Steven Miles, community representatives, hospital staff and media.

Crazy socks promote serious health message

Friday 1st June at 1:45pm

Health professionals across Gold Coast Health are wearing odd, silly and colourful socks to support the mental health and wellbeing of their colleagues today.