Potentially life-saving procedure debuts on the Sunshine Coast
Sep 22, 2023
A 33-year-old woman with bowel cancer has become the first person to benefit from a new surgery now being offered on the Sunshine Coast, undergoing the region’s first robotic bowel resection.
Sunshine Coast hospitals welcome record number of new nursing graduates
Mar 18, 2022
Ramsay Health Care hospitals on the Sunshine Coast have welcomed a record intake of 30 nursing graduates, as the industry works to recover from staffing shortages related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Clinical trials represent hope
Feb 03, 2022
For some locals participating in clinical trials at Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital, the trials represent hope for themselves. Others participate in the knowledge that their involvement could help shape patient care and identify gold standards of treatment for future generations.
Navigating cancer with personalised care
Dec 02, 2021
Since Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital opened its doors eight years ago, nurse Shelley Knight (pictured) has thrived helping grow the hospital’s cancer services and caring for patients.
SCUPH & Noosa Hospital cancer patients set to benefit from new oncologist’s global expertise
Sep 09, 2021
A Queensland oncologist who spent two years conducting cancer research and clinical trials at the world-renowned Harvard Cancer Institute says he’s thrilled to return home to the Sunshine Coast, not only to treat local patients but also to expand the region’s medical research capabilities.
Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital celebrates 500th cardiothoracic surgery
Apr 20, 2021
Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital is celebrating a significant milestone, performing its 500th cardiothoracic surgery.
Ramsay dialysis donation headed to Port Moresby
Nov 03, 2020
Fifteen dialysis machines are leaving the Sunshine Coast for Papua New Guinea with help from Rotary Clubs, after being donated by Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital and Nambour Selangor Private Hospital.
Women urged to be breast aware for Pinktober
Oct 07, 2020
Sunshine Coast women are being urged to be breast aware this October as part of the National Breast Cancer Foundation’s Pinktober campaign.
Avocado farmer part of heart team’s milestone at Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital
Aug 10, 2020
A 90-year old avocado farmer from the Sunshine Coast is one of the first 100 people to be treated with an innovative artificial heart valve at Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital.
Double milestone for heart team at Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital
Jul 15, 2020
The ‘heart team’ at Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital (SCUPH) has performed its 100th Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) procedure, within 12 months of launching the potentially life-saving treatment.