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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…

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…

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…

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…