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Entertainment announcement – Wishlist Jazz & Wine Festival

A Brisbane-based jazz musician will be part of the entertainment line-up for the 2018 Wishlist Jazz & Wine Festival which kicks off in Gympie on August 4. The Shannon Marshall Hammond Combo will venture to Gunabul Homestead to entertain festival-goers as part of the fundraising event to benefit Gympie Hospital patients. Wishlist Fundraising and Events…

TICKETS RELEASED FOR JAZZ & WINE FESTIVAL

Tickets to one of the best festivals in Gympie are now on sale. The third annual Wishlist Jazz and Wine Festival will take place on the lawns of picturesque Gunabul Homestead on Saturday, August 4 featuring live entertainment, gourmet food and wine. Wishlist Events and Fundraising Manager Lisa Wilson said tickets were selling faster than…

CAFE CELEBRATES 5 YEARS AND $238,000

This week, Wishlist Coffee house in Gympie Hospital will celebrate providing the local health service and community with their daily coffee fix for five years. Wishlist Coffee House opened in 2013 and in just five years they have brewed up a $238,000 profit, which has been directed to the needs of Gympie Hospital. The volunteer-based…

GYMPIE STAFF QUARTERS RECEIVE REVAMP

Gympie Hospital’s staff quarters have been given a face-lift. Hospital foundation, Wishlist, has directed almost $10,000 to replace ageing bedding furniture in four units that are primarily used for rotating medical officers and those who are on-call. Residential Accommodation Officer Fiona Kello said 12 new king single bed bases, mattresses and beside tables provided a…

Headliner announced for Wishlist Jazz & Wine Festival

Gympie will be treated to a taste of the Wishlist Jazz and Wine Festival on Tuesday as the charity announces its entertainment line-up. Sunshine Coast’s powerhouse trio The Kitty Kats will be singing their jazzy tunes at the Wishlist Coffee House from 10am until 11am this Tuesday. With an abundance of coffee on hand, and…

FESTIVAL TO RAISE THE BAR FOR STROKE PATIENTS

Gympie stroke patients will soon be able to access new treatment without having to travel to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH) in Birtinya. Local hospital foundation Wishlist has set its sights on raising funds for a neuro-perfusion package for the recently-installed CT Scanner at Gympie Hospital. The equipment, valued at $33,000, will be the…

WISHLIST IN THE NEWS

Breath of fresh air, Gympie Times 12/10/16 Medical staff and members of the community came together at Gympie Hospital yesterday to celebrate the arrival of a new life-saving piece of equipment. The Non-Invasive BiPAP ventilator has been described by staff as an important and long sought after addition to the hospital. “We’ll be using this…

Nurse-led cancer clinic – a Gympie Hospital first

For the first time, Gympie patients can now attend a nurse-led breast cancer review clinic. With one in eight Queensland women developing breast cancer at some stage in their life, the new clinic represents a significant boost to local oncology services. Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service is providing review appointments to complement specialist management…

GYMPIE UNITES FOR LIFE-SAVING FESTIVAL

Wishlist’s inaugural Jazz and Wine Festival has been lauded a success after raising an incredible $25,000 for Gympie Hospital. The event saw almost 250 people converge on Gunabul Homestead on Saturday afternoon to enjoy the talents of celebrated jazz and blues artists, indulge in gourmet food and savour Amadio wines. Wishlist Marketing Manager Megan Harkin…

GYMPIE FESTIVAL TO SAVE LIVES

Kicking up your heels at Gympie’s Jazz and Wine Festival next month will also help breathe new life into Gympie Hospital. The Wishlist event, which was rescheduled to August 13 due to recent wild weather, will raise money for a second BiPAP Non-Invasive Ventilator machine for Gympie Hospital’s Emergency Department. Gympie Hospital Emergency Medicine clinical…