News

Acutely ill and immobilised children are at risk of pressure injuries which can develop in as little as 30 minutes if there is high pressure on a small area. Both increased pressure over short periods of time and slight pressure for long periods of time have shown to cause equal damage. Children with physical disabilities…

More

Thanks to your donations, 19 nurses from Princess Margaret Hospital were given a Foundation grant to participate in a Paediatric Trauma Life Support course in 2016 to enable them to better care for infants and children who have suffered an injury through trauma. Delivered through The Australian College of Emergency Nursing, the primary aim of…

More

The team at Ocean Keys Shopping Centre helped by our amazing volunteers put the fun into fundraising last festive season, by wrapping customer’s gifts in return for a gold coin donation! And the fantastic news is that the festive fundraiser netted over $3,300 for Princess Margaret Hospital! Ocean Keys Shopping Centre Assistant Marketing Manager, Sharnee…

More

Three years ago our son, who was just 11 years old at the time, suffered a severe and debilitating breakdown caused by mental illness halfway through his final year at primary school. It forever changed not only his world, but the entire world of our little family. In hindsight we could see the signs, but…

More

A new leadership program launched by Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation has exceeded fundraising targets exponentially, and has just scooped a major prize at the Fundraising Institute of Australia’s national award ceremony. The Emerging Leaders in Philanthropy (ELiP) program is comprised of 14 young professionals who have been partnered with mentors and speakers who are high profile…

More

The HBF Run for a Reason is coming up on Sunday 28 May and we would love you to join our team! This year you can help raise $40,000 to fund a new Exercise and Health Promotion Specialist Trainer by fundraising through the HBF Run for a Reason. This new trainer is desperately needed and will…

More

Ryan’s story

March 7, 2017

“Only being able to hold my newborn son for ten short minutes before he was rushed to PMH for life saving surgery broke my heart.” When first time mum, Yvonne, was told her son had spina bifida she felt every emotion possible. But fear was the strongest. “Not knowing what the future would hold for…

More

Over the last 12 years, Princess Margaret Hospital has become Conor’s second home. Conor has Systemic Lymphangiectasia a rare disease that means his lymph nodes don’t work so he has to have regular surgeries to drain built up fluid from his brain, lungs and other organs. Conor’s mum, Sam is taking on the Perth Children’s…

More

Kids helping kids!

February 10, 2017

More than 35 Little Athletics WA centres across WA banded together last November as part of their annual fundraiser day supporting the Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation! Each Little Athletics WA centre took on their own challenge – ranging from lap-a-thons to tin shaking to barbeques and cake stalls – all in the name of supporting…

More

Familiar battle lines were drawn when Perth’s medical community came together to fundraise for Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation to support WA children last year. Dr Rob Henderson organised the annual AFL Footy Charity Match on Sunday October 30 2016, which raised more than $600 for the Foundation. He said the match was a chance for…

More
media enquiries

Please contact Nicola Brandon