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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 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

Healthwaves Jun-Jul 17

Inside this issue

  1. ICE team takes message to the community
  2. New unit to support new mums
  3. Speech service seeks stutterers
  4. Brave Alliyah’s fight for survival
  5. GCUH leading trial for trauma patients

Healthwaves April-May 17

Inside this issue

  1. The human side of ED
  2. Breaking down barriers in mental health
  3. Red alert on hidden sugars
  4. Innovative idea gives mums first look at newborns
  5. New Mental Health Act comes into effect
  6. Updated referrals reduces wait times

Last updated 1 Feb 2017