Headed by the Associate Professor John Allan, The UnitingCare Health Clinical Unit is based at two of UniitingCare Health's flagship hospitals, the Wesley Hospital and St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital. 

UnitingCare Health is one of the largest not-for-profit private hospital groups in Queensland and is a service group of UnitingCare Queensland, along with UnitingCare Community and Blue Care.

The Wesley Hospital
The Wesley is a not for profit tertiary level private hospital with more than 500 inpatient beds. It is the largest hospital in the Uniting HealthCare Group and is one of the state's leading facilities offering a comprehensive range of medical services. The Wesley Hospital provides tertiary-level medical and surgical services across 30 specialty areas including cardiology, urology, neurosurgery, gastroenterology, orthopaedics, maternity and women’s health. These services are supported by an intensive care unit, coronary care unit, cardiac catheter theatres, 24-hour emergency centre, renal dialysis, radiology, radiation therapy, pathology, pharmacy services, IVF, haematology and oncology services.

Learn more about The Wesley Hospital.

St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital
St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital is a 250 bed facility in Spring Hill, Brisbane, which has been providing healthcare to patients since 1958. The hospital has earned a reputation as a first class hospital particularly for complex clinical procedures with one of the highest patient complexities in Australia.

Learn more about St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital.

Why UnitingCare Health?

  • Accessibility: The inner city location of the Wesley and St Andrew's hospitals makes UnitingCare Health Clinical School a great option for clinical placements.
  • Experience in a private hospital setting: Wesley and St Andrew's are two of Queensland's largest, and well-reputed private hospitals. 
  • Opportunities to work with some of Queensland's leading medical specialists: Some of Queensland's leading medical specialists practice from the Wesley and St Andrew's Hospitals. 
  • Exposure to a varied case mix: the hospitals have a range of specialties including Cardiology, Cardiac Catheter Theatres, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Intensive Care, Emergency Centre, Endoscopy Unit, Medical / Neurosciences Unit, General Surgery Unit, Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, same-day surgery, and Rehabilitation.

Academic Title Holders

UQ Medicine is proud to acknowledge that our provision of high quality medical education and research would not be possible without the work of our hospital and clinic-based health professionals. At UnitingCare Health Clinical School, our clinical training and research is supported by nearly 40 health professionals who hold an Academic Title with UQ.

Find out more about Academic Titles at UQ.

Location and Lifestyle

Both the Wesley and St Andrew's hospitals are located in inner city Brisbane.

Wesley Hospital Location
Wesley Hospital is situated in a picturesque location, across the road from the Brisbane river and just 2.5 km west of the Brisbane CBD. St Andrew's Hospital is located in Spring Hill, 

St Andrew's Hospital Location
St Andrew's Hospital is located in Brisbane's leafy inner-city suburb of Spring Hill, just 2 kilometres north of the central business district

Find out more about Living in Brisbane.


Head, UnitingCare Health Clinical Unit
Associate Professor John Allan MBBS (Qld), FRANZCOG
Phone: +61 7 3232 6717
Email: wesleystandrewsCS@som.uq.edu.au
Address: Moorlands Wing, The Wesley Hospital 451 Coronation Drive, Auchenflower QLD 4066

Clinical Unit Administrator/Team Leader
Senior Medical Education Coordinator
Mr Barry Peacock
Address: Level 4 Diagnostics Building, The Wesley Hospital, 451 Coronation Drive, Auchenflower QLD 4066
Telephone: +61 7 3232 6296
Email: uchcs@uq.edu.au