Our Wish List

We can't do it without you

Support the growing health needs of patients and families on the Sunshine Coast & Gympie.

How Your Support Helps

Our Wish List ranges from funding innovative medical research to purchasing vital equipment and upgrading services, your support will change the lives of Sunshine Coast patients and their families.

Under $5,000

Accommodate a Family

Make a very real difference to families facing a health crisis. You can help a family stay together by providing a night’s stay at a Wishlist accommodation facility. Cost: $80 per night.

Wishlist WIFI is available at SCUH

Wishlist WiFi

Wishlist WiFi is available throughout SCUH to benefit patients and improve their hospital experience. Funding of $1,200 per year supports the maintenance and operation of this service.

Delta Therapy Dog Program

Pet therapy touches humans psychologically, physically, mentally and emotionally. Fund a therapy dog for a year for just $1000.

Glenbrook garden - shade sail

Garden Shade Sail

Help fund one of four shade sails needed for the Wishlist Sensory Garden so residents of Glenbrook Aged Care in Nambour, and their families, can enjoy the garden all-year-round. Cost: $5,000.

Under $10,000

Increase Solar Panels on Wishlist Centre

Solar Panels for Wishlist Centre

Boost Wishlist Centre's sustainability by increasing the number of solar panels - empowering eco-friendly energy solutions for a greener future. Cost: $6,744.

One-armed Wheelchairs

Loss of movement impacts physically and psychologically. The SCUH Rehabilitation Unit urgently need 3 one-armed wheelchairs ($7,070 each) to give patients the ability to move towards companionship, a glass of water or to sit in the sunshine without having to wait for busy nursing staff.

Priority items over $10,000

Patient transport bus connecting Gympie wth SCUH and Nambour Hospital

Gympie Patient Transport

Lessen the stress and burden of travelling long distances for specialist appointments. Help fund our Patient Transport Service connecting Gympie Hospital patients with specialists at SCUH and Nambour Hospital. Cost: $256,000 for two years.

Myosure device for better help outcomes for women

Boost Gynaecology Services

Help us fund a Myosure device for better help outcomes for women. This device removes intra-uterine polyps, fibroids and other lesions under direct vision and lessens operating time and complications. This device will help over 100 women each year. Cost: $87,150

Adolescent and Young Adult Care project

Youth Support Program

Did you know approximately 20 percent of adolescents are estimated to have a chronic physical, developmental, behavioural, or emotional condition? Wishlist needs donations to fund an Adolescent and Young Adult Care project to improve the health of more than 120 young people aged 12-25 each year through the delivery of a Chronic illness Peer Support program. Cost: $97,513

Adolescent Day Program  by Get Real Institute

Adolescent Day Program

Help us fund an innovative Adolescent Day Program Project Pilot to be delivered by the Get Real Institute over two semesters for young people on the Sunshine Coast in 2024. 
Cost: $31,900

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Respiratory study of immunocompromised patients

Lung Research

Support Dr Julia Bashford’s respiratory study of immunocompromised patients. This important research project will focus on how novel molecular diagnostics could improve the detection of fungal lung infection in immunocompromised patients.
Cost: $50,000

Kim from SCUH rehab - wheelchairs, wish list

Power Wheelchair

Loss of movement impacts physically and psychologically. The SCUH Rehabilitation Unit urgently needs an electric wheelchair ($17,299) to give patients the ability to move towards companionship, a glass of water or to sit in the sunshine without having to wait for busy nursing staff.

Interactive waiting area in SCUH

Bust the Boredom

Our youngest patients sometimes need to wait for up to two hours at SCUH to see their treating doctor or specialist in an outpatient setting. We need your help to install an interactive screen to keep children calm and distracted before their appointment. Cost: $67,000 for two interactive units.

Calm Fairies, Calm Fairy, Stacey, Wishlist

Calm Fairies

The Calm Fairy helps anxious kids feel safe and calm in hospital. Ongoing funding is needed at $13,000 per year.

Music Therapy

Music soothes the soul. Ongoing funding is needed to continue this program for palliative patients and create a lasting memory for families. Cost: $43,000 per year.

Clown Doctors

Bring laughter and smiles to sick children at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. Help continue this $200,800 program.

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 info@wishlist.org.au to find out more

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