Launched on the 13 June 2000, UnitingCare Health now operates one of the largest not-for-profit private hospital groups in Australia. Our group of hospitals contain over 999 licensed hospital beds spread amongst our five facilities:

  • The Wesley Hospital
  • St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital
  • The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital
  • St Stephen's Hospital, Maryborough
  • St Stephen's Hospital, Hervey Bay

Today the group employs approximately 3,385 staff, being a mix of full-time, part-time and casual. UnitingCare Health will admit around 104,000 Queenslanders in this 12 months and undertake around 71,000 surgical procedures. In the last financial year, the group had a total annual revenue in excess of $445 million which will be used to improve our services and facilities.

UnitingCare Health is part of UnitingCare Queensland which provides quality and compassionate care to more than 14 000 people every day of the year and also includes UnitingCare Community (including Lifeline services and Crossroads), Blue Care and UnitingCare Social Justice.

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New UnitingCare Health websites set for launch

Photo of new St Stephen's Website


UnitingCare Health will launch the first of its new websites next week – with the St Stephen’s Hospital site due to go live on Tuesday 17 December – improving access to information on our services for patients, visitors and health professionals.

The UnitingCare Health group site will be launched in mid-January, followed by The Wesley Hospital, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital and the Sunshine Coast Private Hospital in early 2014.


New GP electronic Notification System

UnitingCare Health is very pleased to be providing our general practitioners with a new automatic electronic notification system, available from 6 December 2013.

The service will provide GPs whose patients are admitted to The Wesley Hospital, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital and St Stephen’s Hospital (Maryborough and Hervey Bay), with immediate notification of discharges.