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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.
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
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
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
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
Zoe needed to be brave from the moment she arrived in the world. After her mum Erin went into labour, doctors found Zoe was distressed. She was delivered by an emergency caesarean at St John of God Hospital then rushed into Perth Children’s Hospital for urgent tests. Unfortunately Zoe had Meconium Aspiration Syndrome,
NETS Cot: Samuel’s Story
Your support will make a huge difference to the lives of sick children like Samuel. Samuel’s mother Martina was 20 weeks pregnant when she went in for a scheduled scan. She was on her own without her husband Dan, expecting the ordinary update she’d received with their older children. “Getting the diagnosis, it came as