The new Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH) commenced patient services on 21 March 2017. The $1.8 billion hospital has led a major expansion of public health services on the Sunshine Coast and is one of Queensland's largest clinical teaching and research facilities. The hospital has 567 available beds and will grow to its built capacity of 738 beds by 2021. It can be expanded to 900 beds beyond 2021 if needed. The service include emergency care, a comprehensive cancer centre, specialised medical and surgical services, rehabilitation service, mental health unit, renal service interventional and diagnostic clinic support services, outpatient service and allied health service.
|Indicators||Doctors||Nurses||Health practitioners/ professional/technical|
|Change from June 2005||+767.2%||+1000%||+494.4%|