Gold Coast neurology centre on the cards

A bid to create a $50 million 100 bed neurological centre on the Gold Coast is gathering support as the need for improved services gains recognition.

The region needs a facility that treats patients with complex neurological conditions and bridges the divide between disabled care and health care, says Cheryle Royle, CEO of Brisbane’s St Vincent’s Hospital.

“A number of patients with disabilities are being treated in general medical wards where the care is not optimal,” she said.

“The heart of our mission is to pick up deficits in health care, and this is an