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Gold Coast Health News

The latest news at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Early bubs thrive at home with new program

GOLD Coast families who have experienced pre-term births are being reunited earlier thanks to a new Gold Coast Health service which aims to get premature babies home earlier.

Patient considers every day a miracle after terminal cancer diagnosis

Helen Delaney was given eight months to live but thanks to what she calls her “miracle juice” the Gold Coast grandmother will spend another wonderful Christmas with her family – more than two and half years on from her diagnosis.

Gold Coast Health Annual Report Highlights 2019-2020

COVID-19 has not slowed down the performance of Gold Coast Health with many improvements being recorded across the service in the annual report for the 2019-2020 financial year.

Shawn's mystery illness easier with Nurse Practitioner support

34-year-old Gold Coast Health patient Shawn Komidar has lost count of how many times he has broken bones since he was a child but estimates the number is somewhere in the vicinity of 50.

Dean's nursing legacy lives on through award

Much-loved Robina Medical Assessment Unit Clinical Nurse Consultant Dean Hamilton was this week remembered by his work colleagues, family and friends in a touching ceremony.

Gold Coast Health's improving access to hearing services with new program

Gold Coast Health is improving access to hearing services for inpatients through its new Hearing Access Program.

New service keeps families together during high risk pregnancies

A new Gold Coast Health maternity service is allowing expectant mothers who need extra
care to remain in their homes instead of spending days or even weeks in hospital.

Research Week shines a spotlight on Gold Coast innovation

The growth and impact of the research, and quality and innovation projects underway on the Gold Coast is being showcased by Gold Coast Health in collaboration with Griffith and Bond Universities across four days this week.

Service strengthens cultural connection and improves health outcomes

The first Welcome Baby to Country event took place at Gold Coast University Hospital on November 5, to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families connect to country and culture.

Record number of Gold Coasters access care at home

Gold Coast Health has set a new record on its 2020 virtual health care journey after delivering the 10,000th Telehealth (video conferencing) appointment to Gold Coasters in less than a year.