Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital
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Latest News

New device preventing hair loss in cancer patients on the Sunshine Coast
Oct 29, 2019
Cancer patients now have access to a scalp-cooling device at Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital, which may help to reduce hair loss during chemotherapy treatment. 



Life-changing heart treatment begins on the Sunshine Coast
Jun 19, 2019
Sunshine Coast residents no longer need to travel beyond the coast to receive life-changing heart treatment, with Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) now offered at Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital (SCUPH).


New clinical trials unit opens on the Sunshine Coast
May 17, 2019
A new clinical trials unit has opened on the Sunshine Coast to give patients access to new therapies which could potentially offer better outcomes for diseases.


Innovative cardiac procedure improves comfort for Sunshine Coast patients
Apr 24, 2019
Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital has started using an alternate route to reach blood vessels during cardiac stenting and diagnostic angiography, which investigates abnormalities in the heart.


Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital invests in the future of neurosurgery
Apr 07, 2019
The full range of neuro-oncology procedures can now be performed on the Sunshine Coast, thanks to the installation of the latest Medtronic O-arm and StealthStation S8 technology at Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital.


Surgeons perform 100th Cardio-thoracic procedure at the Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital
Jul 12, 2018
The Sunshine Coast’s only cardiac surgical unit celebrated its 100th Cardio-thoracic surgical case being successfully performed this week. Staff and doctors at the Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital in Birtinya performed bilateral valve replacement surgery for a female Sunshine Coast resident.


Sunshine Coast's first Cardiac Surgical case
Dec 01, 2017
The Sunshine Coast’s first ever Cardiac Surgical case was successfully performed at the Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital on Tuesday 28th November. The precise operation was an aortic valve replacement, for a female Sunshine Coast patient, by Cardiac Surgeon Dr Douglas Wall, supported by colleague Dr Robert Tam.


SCUPH announces start of Cardiac Surgery Program
Sep 08, 2017
Later this year, the Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital will commence its Cardiac Surgery program. Encouraged by committed surgeons, anaesthetists and perfusionists, SCUPH has invested heavily in training and equipment for a service patients have up to now had to travel to Brisbane to access. SCUPH anticipates that the Sunshine Coast’s first ever elective cardiac valve operation will occur in November of this year. This advance is consistent with the regional strategy of providing healthcare services for Sunshine Coast patients close to home and is a mark of the growing maturity of the hospital and the region.


Robotic Surgery now available on Sunshine Coast
Apr 07, 2017
Men suffering from prostate cancer are now able to access the most advanced treatment available at the Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital at Birtinya.


Helping cardiologists unlock the answer for patients
Feb 23, 2017
In line with their commitment to a comprehensive cardiology service including syncope management, Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital now offer CareLink - a remote monitoring system helping to improve patient outcomes and clinic efficiency. CareLink is designed to continuously monitor securely transferred data recorded by an implantable cardiac monitor – known as Reveal LINQ.