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Transforming healthcare

for WA's sick children.

The Foundation on the frontline

Sometimes you need to get up close to see what's really needed

There is power in the stories we share. Here, you can learn about Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation from the stories we and others tell.

Meet the children your generous donations support directly—hear their stories, meet their families, and see the impact the Foundation has on these young lives. News and media coverage give us the opportunity to share our stories with the broader community, important for continuing to garner support for those who need it the most. Our blog page is a place where we share Foundation news that matters the most to the people we support, our generous donors, and the broader WA community.

Media Enquiries

For all media enquiries related to Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation please email our Media and Content Manager Samantha Mills at samantha.mills@pchf.org.au or call on 0411 241 475.

Our Stories.

Perth Children's Hospice
Major Projects

Green light for Children’s Hospice

We’re delighted to be moving ahead with WA’s much-needed Children’s Hospice after the granting of development approval (DA). Construction will begin early next year, bringing children and their families closer to a nurturing ‘home away from home’ for end -of-life and respite care. It’s the major milestone we’ve been eagerly awaiting. The recent granting of

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Ground-Breaking Research

Transforming sleep studies for vulnerable babies.

A research study aiming to transform the way sleep studies are conducted for babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) has commenced at Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH). Consultant Neonatologist and lead researcher Dr Dimple Goel said the Chin up clinical study is investigating if sleep studies can be conducted within the NICU rather than

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Greenspace
Major Projects

Construction begins on outdoor sanctuary

Works are underway on our exciting Greenspace project outside the Perth Children’s Hospital. The redevelopment will bring children and families closer to the healing power of nature. A traditional Aboriginal smoking ceremony and sod turn have marked the start of construction of the new $4 million nature playground at the QEII Medical Centre. Located at

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Ground-Breaking Research

Funding update: The ACACIA study

We caught up with Dr Dan Yeoh, an Infectious Diseases Physician at Perth Children’s Hospital to learn more about the ACACIA Study.

Dr Yeoh is leading a team of oncology and immunology researchers to study how effective the current COVID-19 vaccines are when it comes to triggering an immune response in kids with cancer, like Tom.

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Tom Dutton and Mitch Johnson
Meet The Kids

What is chemo really like?

Ever wanted to know what chemo is really like? Tom, #PCHFKidTakeover Ambassador, takes us along for the ride during a round of chemo at PCH.

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