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Kahu's Story

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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.

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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.

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Officeworks Perth Children's Hospital Foundation

Thank you, Officeworks!

Officeworks Round up to Make a Difference campaign has raised $140,000 over just one month to support Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation and WA’s sick children. …

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Paediatric Simulation and Clinical Research Fellowship

We’re providing the best training opportunities possible

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 …

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Insulin Pump Therapy Perth Children's Hospital Foundation

Insulin Pump Program

Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune condition where the body destroys the cells that produce insulin. A person with T1D requires lifelong administration of …

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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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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:

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Securing the most innovative and advanced equipment and technology
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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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