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Buderim Foundation fund hospital comfort room

A $2980 grant from the Buderim Foundation has allowed Sunshine Coast Health Foundation, Wishlist, to establish an important Comfort Room in the Ambulatory Care Centre at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. During a tough time, the room will be a space for patients and their families to go, away from the hustle and bustle of…

Christmas wrapping station Sunshine Plaza

The Wishlist Christmas wrapping station is up and running at the Sunshine Plaza until December 24, wrapping your Christmas presents for just a gold coin donation. We have masses of volunteers donating their time and gift-wrapping skills to a noble cause. All of the funds raised from the Wrapping station will be directed to The…

SCUH welcomed speech pathologists for Aphasiology Symposium

The Sunshine Coast hosted the largest gathering of specialist speech pathologists in Australia last month, and welcomed international delegates from across the globe, thanks to funding from Wishlist via Just Better Care Sunshine Coast. The Aphasiology Symposium of Australasia 2018 was held at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital on 28-29 November. The symposium brought together speech pathology…

Family grateful for hospital accomodation

When Gail McBride’s son Cooper was booked in to have his tonsils and adenoids removed at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital, medical staff told her that they shouldn’t go back home to Gympie straight away. When Gail McBride’s son Cooper was booked in to have his tonsils and adenoids removed at the Sunshine Coast University…

Donations hand-made with love

We recently received seven hand-made kids’ wooden tables and chairs, along with wooden toys to distribute to children’s hospital wards and services across the Sunshine Coast region. Members of the Blackall Range Woodcrafters Guild, also known as the ‘Woodies’, spent several months making the tables and chairs as part of their ongoing community give-back project.…

iPads a nice distraction for paediatric patients

We have just funded a delivery of iPads to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital’s Paediatric outpatient unit to aid with distraction therapy for kids at the clinic. The iPads were funded by Wishlist as part of a Project Funding Round, and will be immensely beneficial to patients in the paediatric units. Children waiting for procedural…

Gympie Soiree – celebrating 150 years of Gympie Hospital

Hundreds of Hospital Staff turned out in style on Saturday, 20 October to celebrate Gympie Hospitals 150th anniversary. The function was an opportunity for staff and community members to pay tribute to more than a century of outstanding health service. The celebration was successful in bringing the community together to acknowledge the important work of Gympie Hospital,…

Calling for community support – The House the Coast Built

We are calling on the local Sunshine Coast community to rally behind The House the Coast Built to help create a home away from home for families with loved-ones receiving life-saving treatment at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. “Our primary focus is to keep families together at a time when the support of loved ones…

The House The Coast Built

We are excited to announce that we are joining forces with Ausmar Homes and local contractors to build the fourth The House The Coast Built. Our most ambitious project yet, we’re planning to build an affordable accommodation facility for families with loved-ones receiving life-saving treatment at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. “Many families travel great…

Teddy bear donation spreads joy to hundreds of little patients

A donation of 280 teddy bears to Sunshine Coast Health Foundation, Wishlist, has brought smiles to the faces of the Sunshine Coast University Hospital’s smallest patients. Donated by home styling company, Lorraine Lea, the bears will be handed out to children in the Hospital’s Paediatric wards, who will bravely undergo treatment for a range of…