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More than $310,000 was raised at PMH Foundation’s 16th annual Bear by Night Ball in March this year. Over 500 guests joined PMH Foundation at the Tom Wilding Pavilion at Claremont Showgrounds on Saturday 14 March for a captivating evening inspired by the vibrant colour and exotic beauty of Mexico. The night was one of colour…

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Loren’s China challenge

September 17, 2015

“You have not lived if you have not been to the Great Wall.” With this old Chinese saying in mind, Loren Chinnery signed up to complete a five-day challenge trek along the Great Wall of China while fundraising for PMH Foundation. “I’m so inspired by the work PMH Foundation does, so getting to experience one…

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Child and adolescent psychiatry is the focus of a new Professorial Chair position funded by PMH Foundation supporters. Professor Florian Daniel Zepf is the inaugural Chair and Winthrop Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and is currently working at Princess Margaret Hospital investigating the role of the neurotransmitter serotonin in a variety of brain functions, including…

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Tool-kit toys an essential

September 17, 2015

Toys are an essential part of the tool-kit for Child and Adolescent Health Service therapists when working with their young clients. Thanks to ongoing support from PMH Foundation donors, hospital therapists’ tool-kits are well-stocked with a range of carefully-selected range of toys and creative materials to help ensure children and young people are enabled to…

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A group of local firefighters have put their bodies on the line to help children with scarring from burns injuries in WA. Children who have scarring from burns injures now have access to cutting-edge new equipment at Princess Margaret Hospital, all thanks to Perth firefighters who bared all in the Perth Firefighter’s Calendar to fundraise…

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Cutting-edge Pulsed Dye Laser treatment is making a dramatic difference to the lives of WA children born with vascular disfigurements, thanks to a generous PMH Foundation grant. Thanks to support from Rio Tinto, PMH Foundation recently funded a $140,000 Pulsed Dye Laser machine for the hospital’s Dermatology Department, to help treat children born with vascular birthmarks…

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The Princess Margaret Hospital Ward Respite Volunteer Program is an innovative service for long-stay patients and their caregivers, which aims to make the experience of being in hospital less daunting for children and their families. Established with a PMH Foundation grant, the program commenced as a trial in early 2013 with a team of volunteers who…

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Poms pitch in for PMH

September 17, 2015

Football is the game of the British, but they happily shared it in December 2014 for a tournament to raise money for PMH Foundation. “The idea for a Football tournament came from an article I had read about a group of British Expats who get together every year to play a game of football and…

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Join the Color Run fun!

September 8, 2015

The Color Run, also known as the happiest 5km on the planet is back again this year on Sunday 1 November. It is one of the most fun volunteering opportunities we have all year. Not only do you get to be involved in a great event (without having to run!) but you will also make…

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Mental Health

August 24, 2015

Mental health is one of the top three most important issues for young Western Australians. Four times as many young people now present to Emergency Departments with mental health crises including repeated self-injury and attempted suicide compared to five years ago. Clinical experts recognise that although exercise has been demonstrated to be an effective treatment…

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