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Thanks to a joint partnership with Telethon Kids Institute, Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation will be at the forefront of a global push to decode the human immune system to transform how we prevent, diagnose and treat disease as the first international hub of the Human Vaccines Project.   The Human Vaccines Project membership, announced today…

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Heny is one of our regular volunteers who has taken to the streets of Perth to distribute more of our donation tins in shops, cafes, bars and other small businesses.   So far Heny has placed over 482 donation tins around Perth, raising $32, 226 to date for the Foundation. So if you see one of our…

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While being told her pregnancy was deemed high risk was a shock, Leana and her husband Kyle knew that remaining calm and centred would give their unborn child, Evelyn, the best possible chance.   Leana’s 12 week scan showed that Evelyn had gastroschisis, a condition which caused her intestines to protrude through a hole in…

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Remembering PMH

June 6, 2018

Families and staff of PMH have had the opportunity to say goodbye to the hospital that has played such a huge part in the community of Western Australia for almost 109 years.   The Foundation funded Thank you PMH Day on 11 April. It was a special time for staff and patients to celebrate the…

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Your donation can make a life changing difference to child or young person like 15-year-old paraplegic Angus.   In January 2017, Dampier teenager Angus was riding a motorbike near his family home when he was suddenly hit by a kangaroo. Flown to Perth for emergency surgery, doctors later gave his parents Debbie and Craig the…

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Shelby is a Mega-Fun volunteer who volunteers her time one day a week in the Megazone play area at Princess Margaret Hospital.   Volunteering is more than just about helping others. It’s also a great opportunity to get out into the community, meet new people and develop a wide range of skills. Volunteering and doing…

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Regular PCH Foundation volunteer Luke has given giant high-fives, auctioned cherries and ridden on a fire truck with Father Christmas.   For over four years Luke has found time outside of his full time job and other commitments to volunteer with PCH Foundation by regularly bringing Stitches Bear, our cuddly mascot, to life. We spoke…

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Flynn spent the first 18 months of life living with atopic eczema.  His tiny body was covered in angry, red blotches.  He would spend hours scratching to the point of bleeding and found it difficult to sleep for more than an hour at time.   In Western Australia, approximately 6,000 babies are affected by eczema…

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Almost 11,000 children are seen each year by specialists in the ENT Clinic at the hospital, reviewing conditions involving the ear, nose, sinuses, throat and airways.   Nasopharyngoscopes are used to evaluate children with airway, voice, swallowing and breathing problems. Between five and ten procedures using these scopes are performed each day.   While the…

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With the welcome news that water quality issues that have plagued the new hospital have finally been solved, all staff and patients and families can look forward to Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) opening in a matter of weeks!   PCH will have a staged opening, with the first patients receiving care in May and a…

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