Sunshine Coast Health Institute (SCHI)

Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service | University of the Sunshine Coast | TAFE Queensland | Griffih University

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The SCHI is an integrated, collaborative and comprehensive education, skills training and research facility for health professionals. The institute is a collaborative partnership between the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service, the University of the Sunshine Coast, TAFE Queensland and Griffith. Their research addresses: Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance; Healthy Ageing; Maternal and Child Health; and Optimising Health Service Delivery and Management.


Key science sectors

Strengths and capabilities

  • Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Healthy Ageing
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Optimising Health Service Delivery and Management.

Facilities and major equipment

  • High fidelity clinical simulation suites of the hospital clinical environment
  • E-learning laboratories
  • Clinical research laboratory with PC2 containment
  • Human body visualisation laboratories featuring a virtual dissection table

Number of research staff

20-100 research staff


6 Doherty St, Birtinya, 4285

Organisation type

  • Research Hospital
  • University Research Centre
  • Queensland Government - Partner

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