Our Wish List

Help us make the hospital experience better for you and your family.     

How Your Support Helps

From funding innovative medical research to purchasing vital equipment and upgrading services, your support will changes the lives of Sunshine Coast patients and their families.

Read more about What We Have Funded recently.

Health Service Infrastructure

  • Family Accommodation near the Sunshine Coast University Hospital to keep families together at critical times of need.

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Medical Equipment

  • Paediatric Critical Care Unit Family Room which will have one bedroom, a bathroom, kitchenette and a fold-out sofa bed to help families stay together in times of medical crisis = $200,000
  • Transonic Machine to help patients undergoing dialysis in the Renal Unit at SCUH = $40,000
  • iPads for distraction therapy and to keep elderly patients connected to their families = $2,475
  • Ophthalmology equipment to help diagnose and treat patients with sight issues = $32,875
  • Tumble Form Chairs for the Children and Adolescent Unit Outpatients Clinic to  position children with possible physical, cognitive and feeding conditions eg. prematurity of birth, seizure disorders, cerebral palsy, infantile stroke, low postural control and tone, genetic and chromosomal abnormalities and other physical disabilities = $2,350 
  • Blanket Warmer to provide comfort to cancer & palliative care patients of wards 5D to help support the healing process = $10,000
  • Mortuary upgrade which will include new flooring, soft lighting and an outdoor area for families using this area for viewings = $12,000
  • Diabetes Equipment to assist children at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital and Gympie - includes Blood Glucose Monitoring Equipment for loan to families and funding children to attend Diabetes Camps and other events = $10,300
  • Lateral arm accessory to improve patient comfort and the effectiveness of biopsies on breast cancer patients = $15,000
  • Intra Oral Camera for Noosa District Oral Health = $3,923
  • Rehabilitation Garden at Gympie Hospital to enable improved patient rehabilitation outcomes for adults and children = $360,000

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Medical Research & Education

  • Staff Scholarship funding = $100,000 per annum.
  • Ongoing funding to support medical researchers in finding cures, promoting improvements in health care and implementing evidence-based practices, totalling $1.4 million since 2009.
    You or your business can sponsor a local research project and be kept up to date with the project progression and have the researcher provide regular updates to you, your team and your supporters. Email us at sc-wishlist@health.qld.gov.au to find out more.

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Services and special programs

  • Child Healthy Lifestyle Group Programs – an early intervention programme targeting “at risk” families with links to child obesity and long term health implications for children and their families = $1,999.75
  • Display equipment & health promotion material for participation & use in cultural and health promotion for ATSI Jabba Jabba Child Youth Family Health = $9,964 (partly funded with $6,080 thanks to the 2019 Woolworths Wall Token Appeal)
  • Fitting out the Birth Centre at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital to create a culturally safe, home-like birth environment = $25,000
  • DVDs and iPads for children to use as distractive therapy during long stays in hospital.
  • Gestational Diabetes App for pregnant mothers newly diagnosed with gestational diabetes to monitor their blood glucose levels. This app will allow another 500 mothers to join the program = $41,500.
  • Mum's Hum's Pregnant Women's Choir at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital Antenatal & Maternity Unit = $5,000
  • Reboot Online Pain Management Program for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community at the for Sunshine Coast Persistent Pain Management Service
    = $5,900
  • Ongoing funding for Clown Doctors to bring laughter to sick children at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital = $110,800 per annum. (Sorry, no third-party fundraising permitted)
  • Ongoing funding for Music Therapy for Dove Palliative Care at Caloundra Hospital (15 hours per week) = $43,000 per annum.
  • Ongoing funding for Yoga Therapy for the Children's Ward = $13,000 per annum.
  • Ongoing funding for juvenile diabetes programs on the Coast.

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