Jed doesn't look sick,

but he has a hidden

deadly disease.

The Foundation on the Frontline

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Jed had just celebrated his third birthday, and while most other children his age were embracing this milestone happy and carefree, he was adjusting to a new normal he could not understand and found terrifying. 

Over 1,100 children and their families are currently living with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) and are being cared for by Perth Children’s Hospital Diabetes Team. For these children and families, there is no rest when it comes to treatment… read more.

Our story

Here at Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation we’re helping to transform the healthcare of WA’s sick kids so they can live their healthiest and happiest lives. It’s sometimes surprising for people to learn that our Foundation is the largest funder of Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) and the wider Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS) after government. In the past 24 years we’ve contributed over $83 million with a further $25 million committed over the next five years… read more

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WA Children's Hospice Project

There is a well-known gap in the provision of children’s respite and end of life service in WA.  Although a child might receive a diagnosis of a life-limiting condition, their journey could span weeks, months or even years. This can have a constant and sustained emotional, economic and psychological impact on families, placing unimaginable stress on them and their well being.

Right now WA does not have a dedicated children’s hospice facility, but with your support we can turn the vision we have into a reality to help fund this once in a lifetime facility for WA’s sickest children and their families… read more 

See our impact

Artist in Residence Program

We’re creating positive memories for children and their families

The Artist in Residence Program. Through the generosity of our donors, we were able to fund educational materials and therapeutic experiences for patients and their …

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Dr Sandra Ruhayel

Closer to new ways of thinking

The Stan Perron Traineeship in Oncology. Perth Children’s Hospital is the sole centre for treatment of children with cancer in Western Australia. Currently, over 100 …

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Early Moves Project

We’re helping fund the future of child health

The Early Moves Project. The first 1,000 days of life are crucial for the cognitive development of a child. The Early Moves project is working …

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The IMPACT Project

Burns are more than skin deep

The IMPACT Project. Burns are a common reason for paediatric emergency department visits and hospitalisations. 200 children are seen by the Burns Unit at Perth …

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Portable Retina Camera

Life-changing treatments for our littlest patients

Portable Retina Camera. Thanks to Foundation donors, babies throughout WA will have access to the same sight-saving service as those receiving care and treatment at …

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Ground-breaking technology making surgery safer

The Space Infusion Station. In a first for WA, Perth Children’s Hospital has started performing intraoperative MRI (or iMRI) for children undergoing brain tumour surgery, …

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2019-20 was a record breaking year for the Foundation, with funded grants totalling over $8.7 million. This gives us the ability to fund change, and make significant inroads in helping transform kids healthcare in WA that comes from;

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Enabling positive patient and family experiences

Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation acknowledges the Wadjuk people of the proud Noongar nation as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which the Foundation is located and we pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

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