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Author: Susannah Christensen

Corporate Partnerships

Inner Circle

The Inner Circle is an opportunity for corporates and individuals to do something powerfully unique in 2019. A series of intimate events, the Inner Circle invites bright minds in Western Australia to join the exclusive Inner Circle where you will professionally and philanthropically challenge yourself not only for your benefit but for future generations to

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Robotics in Rehab

 In 2014, Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation funded Australia’s first Paediatric Robotic Arm used by the team’s Occupational Therapists to assist children and young people with a range of mobility issues to improve upper arm movement, strength and control.  In 2017 a second robotic arm was funded, allowing the rehabilitation team to help hundreds of children

World-Class Expertise

NENASim

Meet NENASim. He is one of the most realistic infant mannequins available in the world. He is here at Perth Children’s Hospital, and is solely funded by Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation thanks to our partnership with Perth Airport.   NENASim is tetherless and looks and feels like a real baby unlike previous infant mannequins which

Positive Patient Experiences

The Healing Nature of Play

“We cannot thank Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation enough for the ongoing support in the area of play. All the research shows that it has enormous impact on the physical and mental well-being of children.” – Emma Davidson, Director of Allied Health Services  “My brother spends a lot of time in hospital. He’s nearly died a

World-Class Expertise

Simulation Training

“We have the ability to stream via audio and visual equipment into other rooms, as training is taking place. This substantially increases the amount of doctors and nurses that can access training. We are also able to create training videos that are used to up skill clinicians around the state. Our staff no longer have

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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

Innovative Equipment and Technology

Interventional Radiology

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

Innovative Equipment and Technology

Respiratory Equipment

Acquiring critical, life changing equipment The generosity of the WA community has enabled the Foundation to purchase a wide range of respiratory equipment. Hand held spirometers, a device that measures the movement of air in and out of the lungs, are invaluable in the diagnosis of different lung diseases. They help to pinpoint the cause

Groundbreaking Research

Respiratory Disease Research

One in five children in Western Australia has a respiratory disease. It is the leading cause of hospitalisation for children under the age of four. Children with asthma, bronchitis, chronic lung disease and cystic fibrosis present in their hundreds to Perth Children’s Hospital each year.  The numbers are increasing at an alarming rate.  Breathing is

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