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Keep up to date and see the impact of Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation funding. From innovative equipment and technology, to groundbreaking research, world-class expertise and positive patient experiences, you can see the impact your generosity has on the lives of WA’s sick kids.

Inner Circle

The Inner Circle is an opportunity for corporates and individuals to do something powerfully unique in 2019. A series of intimate events, the Inner Circle invites bright minds in Western Australia to join the exclusive Inner Circle where you will professionally and philanthropically challenge yourself not only for your benefit but for future generations to

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Robotics in Rehab

 In 2014, Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation funded Australia’s first Paediatric Robotic Arm used by the team’s Occupational Therapists to assist children and young people with a range of mobility issues to improve upper arm movement, strength and control.  In 2017 a second robotic arm was funded, allowing the rehabilitation team to help hundreds of children

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NENASim

Meet NENASim. He is one of the most realistic infant mannequins available in the world. He is here at Perth Children’s Hospital, and is solely funded by Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation thanks to our partnership with Perth Airport.   NENASim is tetherless and looks and feels like a real baby unlike previous infant mannequins which

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The Healing Nature of Play

“We cannot thank Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation enough for the ongoing support in the area of play. All the research shows that it has enormous impact on the physical and mental well-being of children.” – Emma Davidson, Director of Allied Health Services  “My brother spends a lot of time in hospital. He’s nearly died a

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Simulation Training

“We have the ability to stream via audio and visual equipment into other rooms, as training is taking place. This substantially increases the amount of doctors and nurses that can access training. We are also able to create training videos that are used to up skill clinicians around the state. Our staff no longer have

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The Dermatology Eczema Project

“Thanks to The Stan Perron Charitable Foundation, we have been able to establish the Dermatology Eczema Service at Perth Children’s Hospital.” – Dr Richard Loh In Western Australia, approximately 6,000 babies are affected by eczema each year. While it’s not life-threatening, eczema can cause the skin to develop cracks, weep and even bleed.  “Chronic, untreated

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Interventional Radiology

An integral piece of the interventional radiology operating suite has been the installation of a Carbon Floating Surgical Table, funded by be giving, an imaging table that adjusts to allow patient movement in any direction, while live imaging is carried out, all with the touch of a button. “Thanks to equipment that’s been funded by

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Simulation Suite

Located in the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre (QEIIMC) in Nedlands, the new Perth Children’s Hospital is now complete and the move to this wonderful new facility is imminent. Technology and innovation is a major focus, with leading edge IT applications, medications management, electronic medical records and modular theatres, making Perth Children’s Hospital one of

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Help kids with rare and undiagnosed diseases

Do you hate waiting for answers? Could you live with a sense of suspense every day? 500,000 Australian children live with rare diseases. Like nine year old Lily, many thousands of them don’t even have a diagnosis. Every day is spent in constant uncertainty, not knowing what tomorrow will bring. Getting a diagnosis can take

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Meet Amelia

Walking into the Emergency Department at the Perth Children’s Hospital with their sick two-year-old daughter Amelia, Brianna and Russell felt almost embarrassed about their concerns for her. “I originally thought that Amelia was dehydrated from a tummy bug,” says Brianna. “I honestly thought I was overreacting… I thought the doctors were going to tell me

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Challenge Fundraiser: Run For A Reason

Sisters Kayla and Jasmine have a powerful reason to run this year in the 2019 HBF Run for a Reason. At just three weeks of age, Kayla’s infant daughter Scarlette contracted late onset group B streptococcus, a bacteria commonly found in the intestines. In most people, this infection requires a course of antibiotics, but newborns

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Meet Noah

Claire had five weeks left until her due date when she couldn’t feel her baby moving inside her and knew something wasn’t right.     She called her local hospital and a few hours later little Noah made his dramatic entrance into the world. Born by an emergency caesarean, Noah needed to be resuscitated as

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