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Gympie children to benefit from new service

An innovative Telehealth service will connect Gympie Hospital paediatric patients with specialists at SCUH following a successful Wishlist Jazz & Wine Festival which raised $31,341. All funds raised at the August 4 event will be directed to the needs of Gympie Hospital with the first item – a $19,532 Telehealth Service – to be ticked…

Jack’s life-changing diagnosis

Jack Dalla Costa is unlike most 15-year-old boys living in Gympie. From the tender age of seven, Jack and his parents Emma and Jason received news that would be life-changing for the entire family. “He actually came down with swine flu which knocked him about for months,” Mrs Dalla Costa said. “It was about six…

Telehealth service on Gympie Hospital ‘Wish List’

Next weekend little William Stokes will be six months old, but he has already had a visit to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. In early April, 10-week-old William was having trouble breathing properly after contracting bronchiolitis – a type of chest infection. Gympie mother Jenni Stokes said because of William’s age doctors had to monitor…

Gympie photographer needed

Are you a Gympie based photographer? We are hosting our annual Wishlist Jazz and Wine Festival on August 4 at Gunabul Homestead and we are searching for a photographer to donate their time on their day to take social photos. (You’ll get free tickets into the event!) Your work will be credited and it’s a…

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…

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A REED HOUSE VOLUNTEER

We caught up with Wishlist volunteer Cheryl Jeynes who has been dedicating her time at Reed House since 2009.  How long have you been a volunteer at Reed House? I have been a volunteer at Reed House from October 2009, a few months after the opening of Reed House on April 6, 2009. I volunteer…

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…

New stroke service for Gympie Hospital

Gympie Hospital will soon be home to a new stroke service, thanks to the Gympie community converging for an afternoon of jazz and wine. The Wishlist Jazz and Wine Festival held on Saturday, August 5, raised a total of $33,723 which has been directed to the purchase of a neuro-perfusion package for the recently-installed CT…