Successful completion of MyMarathon

Staff from Sunshine Coast Heart Specialists were all successful in completing the 42.2km for the Heart Foundation’s My Marathon Challenge, and clocked up a combined total of 471km in the month of October. Most importantly they were able to raise a total of $3868 for the Heart Foundation that will go towards life-saving research and […]

MyMarathon

The team from Sunshine Coast Heart Specialists that are participating in the Heart Foundation MyMarathon challenge, enjoyed a visit from the Sunshine Coast Daily Newspaper which was encouraged to feature their story of support both in The Buderim Chronicle and the Maroochy Weekly papers. The team are excited by the challenge and the opportunity to […]

Heart Foundation MyMarathon

The team at Sunshine Coast Heart Specialists are taking part in the Heart Foundation’s MyMarathon to raise awareness of the single biggest killer of Australian’s – heart disease. Working in the industry we see first hand the impact that heart disease has on people from all walks of life and all ages. Funds raised will […]

GP Education Evening

Best Western Lake Kawana Hotel, Wednesday 12th September 2018 Sunshine Coast Heart Specialists are pleased to invite you to an evening featuring our SCHS Cardiologists who will be presenting on AF Strokes & Bleeding – Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion (LAAO) & NOACs.  They will also be presenting on AF Ablation (PVI) at SCUPH and Coronary […]

USC Student Placements

SCHS have supported University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) Biomedical Science students. As part of their degree we host students for a 10 week work placement to allow them to experience and learn skills in Cardiac Science. The students work alongside our experienced Cardiac Scientists in clinic to learn ECG technical and interpretive skills; Holter, […]

Queensland Rural Medical Education

SCHS enjoys an affiliation with Queensland Rural Medical Education.  This arrangement sees medical students who have an interest in Cardiology, have the opportunity to attend clinics with our specialists at both our Tewantin and Gympie facilities.  Here they have the opportunity to observe patient health concerns firsthand and also the specialist recommended treatment pathway, tailored […]

Cardiology UPDATE: Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD)

Not every patient who presents with an Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) has obstructive atherosclerotic coronary artery disease. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is frequently missed as a possible diagnosis, especially in younger female patients. Here are 7 key points to remember on spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD): SCAD is thought to be caused by either […]

Operation a first for coast

This article appeared in the Sunshine Coast Daily on 25 May 2016 Patients at risk of cardiac arrest have new solution. CARDIOLOGIST KK Lim has revolutionised the treatment of patients at risk of sudden cardiac arrest by being the first Coast doctor to implant an S-ICD defibrillator system. Dr Lim, who is based at the […]