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Surgery and Critical Care

The Division of Surgical and Critical Care operates across the Gold Coast University Health Service District providing acute care services and some outreach programs. Areas include:

Intensive Care

  • Unit at Gold Coast University Hospital accepts departmental admissions
  • Parenteral Therapy Services
  • A second Intensive Care Unit is due to open at Robina Hospital
  • High Dependency Unit at Robina Hospital
  • It will have a 10 bed combined intensive care and coronary care unit.

Emergency Department

  • Emergency Department at Gold Coast University Hospital 
  • Emergency Department at Robina Hospital
  • Linked services include:
    • a HOME team
    • social workers
    • Emergency Psychiatric Service
    • Review Clinic

General Surgery

Surgical lists are undertaken at Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital and the Gold Coast Surgery Centre.


All emergency surgery is undertaken at Gold Coast University Hospital.

  • High dependency/coronary care unit at Robina Hospital
  • General surgery includes Colorectal, Breast, Upper GIT, Pancreato/biliary and Endocrine and Paediatrics

Surgery Sub-specialities

  • Urology
  • Plastics
  • Vascular
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Ophthalmology
  • Maxillofacial

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