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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…

$442,310 worth of support to local health projects

We are so excited to announce that we have committed a massive $442,310 worth of support to local health projects, including $10,000 towards a superbug research project. Funding the critical and innovative superbug research project – a joint collaboration with the University of the Sunshine Coast – will enable a better understanding of the nature…

Meet Fabio the Frog volunteer Michaella

They might be our smallest patients, but making sure the kids in our paediatric wards can provide feedback about their hospital experience is a big priority. Thanks to the Wishlist-funded Fabio the Frog project, dedicated volunteers like Michaella can visit kids and their families in hospital and use the fun and dynamic Fabio the Frog…

Two minutes with Fabio the Frog volunteer Sandy

We caught up with one of our Wishlist volunteers Sandy who dedicates her time to the Fabio the Frog project. The Wishlist-funded program allows children to share their hospital experience through a fun and entertaining app and works as a feedback tool for our paediatric patients and parents. The program started in 2016 and was…

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…

Brave Bella’s journey – GM5FK

This month beautiful Bella turned five, but it hasn’t been an easy road for the resilient Sunshine Coast youngster. Bella was born with a rare genetic disorder called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome which means Bella is missing a piece of a chromosome. “Being our fourth baby, my husband and I knew from birth something wasn’t right,”…

TURN OUT FOR THE TEDDY BEARS’ PICNIC

SET off for a stroll in the “woods” as the Teddy Bears Picnic kicks off on Sunday at Buderim Village Park. Young and old will gather at the popular park for a morning of entertainment, fun-filled activities, food stalls and so much more. “And the best thing is, it’s free entry,” Wishlist Event Manager Lisa…

Wishlist turns 20

Wishlist celebrated its 20th anniversary yesterday with cake, volunteers, doctors and nurses at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. Wishlist CEO Lisa Rowe said the milestone was only thanks to the incredible Sunshine Coast community who have supported the local charity for the past two decades. “Thanks to the incredible community of which we serve, and…

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.…

Sunshine Toyota, March

My team and I love meeting the hardworking Hospital and Health Service employees who work tirelessly to keep the Sunshine Coast community healthy and happy. I would like to congratulate Elizabeth & Paul (right) and Nicky who purchases vehicles from us this month and enjoyed the special offer of either a $250 Fuel Card or…