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The Foundation on the Frontline
Kahu was born with a growth the size of a melon, which was distorting his little body.
Until recently, the only way to remove a growth like this in WA was through invasive surgery, leaving children with life-long scarring and at risk of long-term complications or even death.
Instead, Kahu’s doctors at Perth Children’s Hospital were able to use cutting-edge interventional radiology to reduce the growth to the size of a golf ball through minimally invasive scans and injections… read more.
Here at Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation we’re helping to transform the healthcare of WA’s sick children so they can get well and stay well. It’s sometimes surprising for people to learn that our Foundation is the largest funder of Perth Children’s Hospital and the wider Child and Adolescent Health Service after government. In the past 25 years we’ve contributed over $92 million with a further $21 million committed over the next five years… read more.
See our impact
As Western Australia emerged from the grips of the COVID-19 pandemic, the insights we gained about the incredible work of paediatric researchers, clinicians and nurses reaffirmed to us the critical importance of our work.
We are uniquely placed, working closely with those on the frontline of children’s healthcare, to identify the areas of greatest need and what is going to drive the most impact.
This closeness has seen Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation again set a record in grant funding… read more.
Read our stories
The simulation suite at Perth Children’s Hospital is a state-of-the-art training suite, mirroring international best practice. The aim of the simulation team is to improve …
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 …
2020-21 was another record-breaking year for the Foundation, with funded grants totalling over $8.9 million. This gives us the ability to fund change, and make significant inroads in helping transform kids healthcare in WA that comes from:
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.