Unfortunately I live 15 minutes from Gympie!
I had quite a bad experience there when I developed a bloodclot during chemo and was in hospital for just over a week.
There was a morning that I was told I needed emergency surgery to cut it out and I couldn't eat. I was only told the next day (after lunch had been and gone) when I asked about my sugery "oh, nobody told you? They're moving you to Nambour. You can eat."
My husband had to go out and get me takeaway because I hadn't eaten for over a day!
That's just an example. There were rude nurses, people yelling in the hallways at all hours and I was moved 3 times. Once into a shared room with people coughing when my immune system was well and truly down!
When I was moved to Nambour it was 1000x better!
I wasn't aware that you couldn't choose which public hospital you went to! I will definitely be going private and waiting!
We were thinking of staying down the coast a week before my due date and praying he/she doesn't come any earlier! He definitely doesn't want to deliver on the side of the road!
Money isn't a huge issue, we would just like to know what we're in for so we can save up for it.