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Remarkable $5m effort

Listeners tuned into 92.7 Mix FM could not see the emotion, but they could hear it in Caroline Hutchinson’s voice as she realised sick Coast children will be given a fighting chance. A teary Caroline, alongside co-host Mark Darin, looked up to the Alex Surf Club’s balcony to find the breakfast hosts had smashed their…

Focus on Dove Palliative Care

Darlene Streek has truly been to hell and back, but the gruelling four-year journey that eventually led to her becoming the full-time carer of husband Ron sent her on a new life path. “Why is God taking my beautiful man,” she thought. After a heart-breaking diagnosis that numbered the days of her beloved partner’s life,…

Fun Run Event Information

The inaugural Wishlist Fun Run will kick off this Sunday, April 22, at Lake Kawana. Here is everything you need to know… REGISTRATION: Registration opens at 6am – you must be registered by 7am. The 5km walkers and runners will take off at 7.30am, and the 10km runners will be on the track at 8.15am.…

Wishlist Fun Run announcement

Join us in celebrating 20 years of Wishlist! Walk, run, skip or jump to raise funds and support Sunshine Coast patients and their families. WHEN: Sunday 22 April WHERE: Lake Kawana, 31 Sportsman Pde Bokarina (across from Sunshine Coast Stadium) LAKEFRONT TRACKS: Leap onto the 10km Lakefront Track, tackle the 5km course with your family…

$30,000 GOAL FOR DEMENTIA PATIENTS

In 2004 Peter Williamson was a Director of an international sales company, now the father-of-nine needs 24-hour care after being diagnosed with vascular dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Peter’s wife Jan admits that life for the Coolum couple has changed dramatically since the shock diagnosis in 2015. “A lot of patients are different… But they leave…

Shining a Ray of Light this festive season

Placing an extra gift in your trolley this week could make the world of difference to a Sunshine Coast child this Christmas. Ray White Maroochydore has teamed up with Wishlist for their annual ‘A Little Ray of Giving’ campaign to help sick and disadvantaged children who may need a little extra light in their festive…

INNOVATIVE RESEARCH GRANTS ANNOUNCED

Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS) staff will showcase their cutting edge medical research as the 2016 Wishlist Research Grants recipients are announced on Wednesday 19 October 2016. A total of 19 research grants worth more than $424,500 will be announced at the annual SCHHS Research Day being held at Nambour General Hospital. SCHHS…

WHOLLY GUACAMOLE – IT’S A SUPERFOOD SNACK MACHINE

Gone are the days when the hospital kiosk and fast food outlets down the road were the only options for hungry bellies at Nambour Hospital. A new superfood-charged vending machine offers everything from a superfood salad to spaghetti bolognaise, soups, wraps, meat salads and colourful vegetable salads. Pesto Pasta, Jim Junkie and Buddha Bowl are…

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…