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Your support has recently funded innovative medical research to purchasing vital equipment and upgrading services, changing the lives of Sunshine Coast patients and their families.

Wishlist has recently funded two pocket talkers for the older persons unit in Maroochydore.

Pocket Talkers

Two Pocket Talkers for the Older Persons Mental Health team at Maroochydore. These devices help patients who are hard of hearing which will enable easier and more accurate communication when testing cognitive ability and more.

Palliative Care Cuddle Bed

Palliative Care Cuddle Bed

A Cuddle Bed to offer patients and loved ones a compassionate approach to end-of-life care. This Cuddle Bed gives family members the opportunity to lay with their loved ones and make the most of their final hours with them. $18,283.

2 x SOZO machine for cancer patients at SCUH & Nambour Hospital.

SOZO Machines for Cancer Patients

Enhancing treatment for cancer patients at the Adem Crosby Centre at Sunshine Coast University Hospital with two SOZO machines to give health staff a precise snapshot of fluid status and tissue composition in less than 30 seconds. $24,926.


Establishing a specialised service for elderly patients

Specialised Service for Elderly Patients

Establishing a local treatment service to lessen the need for referrals of frail and elderly patients to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital for Radiofrequency Ablation Treatment Service. This treatment is for people living with Barrett's Oesophagus. $40,000

Weighted blankets and massage chair

Funded to improve access to therapeutic tools for consumers in the Older Persons Mental Health Unit at SCUH. $2,800.
Intraoral camera for dental patients

Intraoral camera for dental patients

This equipment is needed at Kawana Oral Health to assist in the assessment, diagnosis and monitoring of oral conditions, particularly for oral medicine/pathology and oral cancers. $3,520

Clinic for Speech Pathology Patients

Thanks to your donations, we have establishing a clinic to reduce travel and wait times for patients needing a swallowing assessment.

Helping Heart Failure Patients in the Community

Use of a smartphone based interactive system for heart failure patients in the community.


Infrared goggles for vertigo patients

Infrared Video Goggles

Help purchase vital equipment to assess and manage patients with severe vertigo and dizziness. $5,357.

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Equipment for Hearing Screening

Resources for the Jabba Jabba Child Health Team to improve access and fund equipment for hearing screening. $8,299.

Supporting Patients with Complex Needs

Updated emergency management plans for 150 children each year with complex and rare medical conditions.


Equipment for newborns

Equipment for Newborns

A Radiometer Arterial Blood Gas Analyser Flex 90 Plus for Maternity and Paediatric Units at Gympie Hospital to support babies born who need blood glucose screening for 24-48hrs after birth. $5692.


Helping At-Risk Mums

A Clinical Nurse Consultant to support newborns and their mothers experiencing domestic violence and trauma.


Dedicated Nurse for young patients

Dedicated Nurse for Young Patients

Funding an adolescent and young adult clinical nurse to help create a smoother transition for young patients into adult care.

Parental Support & Youth Advisory, Wishlist

Parental Support & Youth Advisory

To support young adults and provide a circle-of-care for mental health patients. $218,000.

Sara stedy device

Sara Stedy Device

Wishlist has helped more stroke patients get off their feet at a speedier time thanks to funding a $2500 device.


Wishlist Wellness Garden

A therapeutic outdoor space for patients needing rehabilitation at Gympie Hospital to the tune of $200,000.

Specialised Spinal Bed

Specialised Spinal Bed

A Specialised Spinal Bed for the Intensive Care Unit to help safely turn patients who have unstable spines.



An additional Smileyscope for the anaesthetic department to distract patients receiving treatment.

Renal Pharmacist Outpatient Clinic

Established an outpatient pharmacy service for patients with Chronic Kidney Disease and those receiving a kidney transplant.

Point of Care Ultrasound Machines

3 Point of Care Ultrasound machines for SCUH, Nambour & Gympie Emergency Departments to allow bedside ultrasounds.

Bariatric Equipment

Bariatric equipment including a specialised shower chair and wheelchair for Gympie Hospital.

YAG Laser

Ophthalmology clinicians can administer immediate treatment onsite to reduce the risk of permanent eye damage.


Wheelchair Scale for Children

Wheelchair scales for children with disabilities to enhance inclusion at the Gympie Hospital Outpatient Unit.

Speech Pathology Resources

Resources for the Gympie Child Health Speech Pathology Service. Funded by 92.7 MIX FM’s Give Me 5 appeal.

Pregnancy Loss Pilot Program

A $10,000 pilot program to improve the surgical care of women with early pregnancy loss. Funded by 92.7 MIX FM’s Give Me 5 appeal.

Paediatric Assessment Tools

Assessment tools for the Paediatric Allied Health Team to deliver high quality care. Funded by 92.7 MIX FM’s Give Me 5 appeal.

Calming Wall Art for Medical Imaging

Calming Wall Art for Medical Imaging to distract and entertain young patients. Funded by 92.7 MIX FM’s Give Me 5 appeal.


5 virtual reality goggles have been funded by 92.7 MIX FM's Give Me 5 appeal to distract patients receiving painful tests or procedure.

Resuscitation System

A Giraffe Star Neonatal Resuscitation System which will be part of the life-saving equipment in our emergency department.

Portable Ultrasounds

Two portable ultrasounds for mums using the Maternity Outreach Service.

Blood Analyser

A Radiometer Arterial Blood Gas Analyser Flex 90 Plus will improve the accuracy of blood analysis for at-risk newborns.

Blood Pressure Monitors

20 blood pressure monitors will be loaned to heart patients for a 3 month period to closely monitor their blood pressure.

Buzzy Bee Devices

Buzzy bee distraction devices are being used in the Ambulatory Care Unit at SCUH to distract patients undergoing procedures.

Acute Pain Leaflets

Acute Pain leaflets are circulating Emergency & Surgical Departments to provide patients with a clear pain management plan.

Ophthalmology Equipment

6 vital pieces of Ophthalmology Equipment for the Caloundra Ophthalmology Unit.

Breech Baby Workshop

A Breech Baby workshop to upskill staff to deliver breech babies safely.



AccuVein equipment to aid in easy cannulation of babies and children, as well as cancer patients at the Adem Crosby Center.

Transonic Machine

Transonic Machine to help detect abnormal blood flow which can reduce stress and trauma to dialysis patients.

Parents Retreat

The Parents Retreat makes life a little easier for parents of pre-term babies.


With video monitoring, assists cancer patients undergoing radiation at the Adem Crosby Centre.

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