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Healthwaves+ is Gold Coast Health's bi-monthly community newsletter. The newsletter features news and information on our local health services and is distributed across GP waiting rooms, libraries, hospital, and community health facilities.

Healthwaves Apr-May 18

Inside this issue

  1. Leading the way with breast cancer surgery
  2. Trauma patient pays tribute to staff
  3. New and expanded services at Varsity Lakes
  4. Time to talk about Advance Care Planning
  5. Going for gold at the Games​

Healthwaves Feb-Mar 18

Inside this issue

  1. Health planning for Commonwealth Games
  2. Women's health made easier thanks to telehealth
  3. Many patients now getting set for surgery
  4. Clinical research trials to increase at Gold Coast
  5. Operation Ouch makes special visit to GCUH 

Healthwaves Dec-Jan 18

Inside this issue

  1. Third public hospital for Gold Coast
  2. Data and artificial intelligence to transform healthcare
  3. Miracle Gold Coast triplets survive difficult start
  4. Generous donation improves outcomes for children 
  5. Green thumbs wanted for community garden

Healthwaves Oct-Nov 17

Inside this issue

  1. Medical detectives find deadly bacteria source 
  2. Artwork helps create sacred space for birthing mums
  3. 24/7 kids emergency care
  4. Young patient defies the odds
  5. Gold Coasters give so others live

Healthwaves Aug-Sept 17

Inside this issue

  1. Wellness initiative attracts international interest 
  2. Gold Coast teenagers urged to get free vaccinations
  3. Palm research gets a hand
  4. Have a ball with Hospital Heroes
  5. Staff support suicide prevention with socks

Last updated 1 Feb 2017