Health

Meet the Sunshine Coast’s new home birth team

The new publicly funded homebirth service is set to begin on the Sunshine Coast in the coming months. The new service will be offered to women who meet agreed clinical criteria and live within a safe travel distance to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. The multidisciplinary team have been preparing for the homebirth service through […]

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New service to benefit Sunshine Coast women’s health

Sunshine Coast women requiring medical care for certain uterine issues will be able to undergo hysteroscopies performed under local anaesthetic. In a boost to women’s services across the region, Nambour General Hospital is set to open an Outpatient Hysteroscopy Service, which will reduce a women’s hospital stay from up to 14 hours, to just one

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Flavia’s Journey: From Diagnosis to Determination – Join the 57 Squat Challenge for Breast Cancer Awareness

Flavia, hailing from Queensland, received her breast cancer diagnosis at the age of 28 in February 2010. Drawing from her mother’s experience with the disease, Flavia learned to prioritize living life fully despite the diagnosis. Three years later, she welcomed her first child, a son, despite challenges with breastfeeding due to her condition. In 2017,

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90 Sunshine Coast students start nursing journey thanks to Free TAFE

Thousands of future nurses will receive free training as part of the Miles Government’s $87.5 million investment in the Diploma of Nursing under Free TAFE. There are 3,500 Diploma of Nursing places on offer this year, with more than 1,700 students enrolled for Semester One. The Free Diploma of Nursing is being delivered by TAFE

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Plant-based medicine offerings to grow on the Sunshine Coast

A 100 per cent Australian-owned medicinal cannabis company has opened a new distribution facility on the Sunshine Coast. The new facility at Coolum Beach is fully licenced to provide Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) compliant products to any Australian-licenced pharmacy, which can then dispense the products on prescription. Sunshine Coast Council Mayor Mark Jamieson said he

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Over 50s encouraged to prioritise health and fitness 2024

With Australians now living longer than ever before, those aged over 50 are being encouraged to prioritise their health and fitness goals in 2024, with statistics revealing that less than 20% of older individuals are meeting the recommended physical activity guidelines. Chris Theron, accredited exercise physiologist and Centre Manager at Caloundra’s Avanti Health Centre, said

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From Noosa Fitness Icon to Author: Alina Anderson’s Lemonade Journey!

Empowerment, resilience, and personal growth take centre stage in the launch of “When Life Gives You Lemons, Squeeze Them Harder,” the inspiring self-help book authored by Sunshine Coast PT, Alina Anderson. Scheduled for release on Friday 26th January, this transformative guide is poised to captivate readers seeking to unlock their potential and harness life’s challenges

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Sunshine Coast, Get Ready to Sip, Savour, and Smile

Global lifestyle sensation, Jamba, has arrived on the Sunshine Coast. Jamba recently unveiled its first-ever Australian store in Melbourne and is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its second store at Sunshine Plaza, marking yet another milestone in its Australian expansion.  Jamba is dedicated to delivering real, high-quality ingredients and delicious choices to health-conscious

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