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Ground-breaking technology making surgery safer

The Space Infusion Station In a first for WA, Perth Children’s Hospital has started performing intraoperative MRI (or iMRI) for children undergoing brain tumour surgery, thanks to the delivery of a Space Infusion Station. The Space Infusion Station, funded by Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation donors be giving, is a panel of drug pumps set in

Innovative Equipment and Technology

Simulation Suite

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

Help kids with rare and undiagnosed diseases

Do you hate waiting for answers? Could you live with a sense of suspense every day? 500,000 Australian children live with rare diseases. Like nine year old Lily, many thousands of them don’t even have a diagnosis. Every day is spent in constant uncertainty, not knowing what tomorrow will bring. Getting a diagnosis can take

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Meet Amelia

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

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Challenge Fundraiser: Run For A Reason

Sisters Kayla and Jasmine have a powerful reason to run this year in the 2019 HBF Run for a Reason. At just three weeks of age, Kayla’s infant daughter Scarlette contracted late onset group B streptococcus, a bacteria commonly found in the intestines. In most people, this infection requires a course of antibiotics, but newborns

Meet Noah

Claire had five weeks left until her due date when she couldn’t feel her baby moving inside her and knew something wasn’t right.     She called her local hospital and a few hours later little Noah made his dramatic entrance into the world. Born by an emergency caesarean, Noah needed to be resuscitated as

Zoe’s fight

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,

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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

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Big Walk Fundraisers: Forward Hops

The Euroz Big Walk for Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation on Sunday 17 March is a chance for our community to come together, have fun and raise money for sick kids in hospital. Over the years, the Euroz Big Walk has raised more than $1 million for the Foundation, and it’s the ongoing support of the

Spud King Tony Galati crowned Cherry King!

Perth Spud King Tony Galati is the proud owner of the state’s most expensive cherries after he placed a bid of $100,000 for a 5kg box of cherries at the annual Market City Charity Cherry Auction on Friday 14 December.   The auction, which raised a record-breaking total of $135,450 for the Perth Children’s Hospital

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