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We have established a strong culture of research through our collaboration with universities and external partners which benefits our patients and saves lives.

Study shows better outcome for voice patients

Earlier assessment of patients with voice symptoms by speech pathologists can significantly improve the outcome for patients, according to a…


Opportunity to join Human Research Ethics Committee

 

Gold Coast Health is seeking volunteer members to sit on its Human Research Ethics Committee.

The committee meets 11 times a…


Research improves outcomes for mothers with eating disorders

New research is helping staff in Gold Coast University Hospital’s Lavender Mother-Baby Unit to identify and treat mothers with eating disorders.…


Study finds caring for workforce leads to better patient care

Maintaining a healthy workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic is a challenge for all organisations, but a review by Gold Coast Health researchers…


Research Excellence shines

Today, more than $600,000 was awarded to Gold Coast Health clinicians and researchers dedicated to research that will…


Pandemic brings medical world closer together

According to Gold Coast Health upper gastrointestinal surgeon Dr Philip Townend, Australian hospitals have played a key role in research related…


Gold Coast Health Nursing researcher recognised by international society

Gold Coast Health and Griffith University research fellow Dr Jamie Ranse has been recognised by the prestigious Sigma Theta Tau International…


Persistent pain research published ahead of National Pain Week

This week is National Pain Week, and it's a staggering fact that 1 in 5 Australians live with chronic pain - including adolescents and children.…


How does a partnership between anaesthetists and data analysts result in better treatments for our patients?

With Gold Coast Health's digital hospital system (ieMR), data analysts have empowered and enabled anaesthetists to use big data to assess and…


Research projects seeks patients to share their experiences

A first of its kind research project is looking for Gold Coast Health patients to share their interest in filming their clinical encounters…



Last updated 08 Nov 2019