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COVID-19 Impacted Services

As part of our COVID-19 response, some services we deliver may have changed. Please view the Changes to Services page for more details.

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and Neurostimulation Service

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) is a course of medical treatment for severe mental health conditions including major depression, bipolar disorder, and psychotic illnesses such as schizophrenia.

There are two ECT suites at Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) and Robina Hospital.

At GCUH, the suite is located in F Block, Lower Ground Floor. At Robina Hospital our office is located in F Block and treatment is carried out in theatre.

ECT is considered an effective, evidence-based treatment by:

  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP)
  • QLD Mental Health Commission
  • World Health Organisation.


Last updated 10 Dec 2018