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Paediatric Simulation and Clinical Research Fellowship
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We’re providing the best training opportunities possible

The simulation suite at Perth Children’s Hospital is a state-of-the-art training suite, mirroring international best practice. The aim of the simulation team is to improve the quality and safety of paediatric patient care in Western Australia through the use of simulation education. By delivering high quality paediatric high fidelity simulation training to health service staff

Dr Sandra Ruhayel
Groundbreaking Research

Closer to new ways of thinking

The Stan Perron Traineeship in Oncology. Perth Children’s Hospital is the sole centre for treatment of children with cancer in Western Australia. Currently, over 100 new cases are diagnosed every year. With your support, the Foundation has funded Dr Sandra Ruhayel as the Stan Perron Traineeship in Oncology, a 24-month training position in Paediatric Haematology,

Pilbara Faces Program
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Closer to closing the Indigenous health gap

Pilbara Faces Program. 100 faces were captured from very remote communities. These communities are very hard to access and are closed to the public. These otherwise ‘invisible faces’ are crucial to ensuring the library encompasses the facial variation that exists in the community. Launched in 2017, and led by clinical geneticist Professor Gareth Baynam, the

Early Moves Project
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We’re helping fund the future of child health

The Early Moves Project. The first 1,000 days of life are crucial for the cognitive development of a child. The Early Moves project is working to identify a biomarker for cognitive impairment in infants as young as 3 months of age, allowing early diagnosis and intervention and most importantly improving outcomes for children and their

The IMPACT Project
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Burns are more than skin deep

The IMPACT Project. Burns are a common reason for paediatric emergency department visits and hospitalisations. 200 children are seen by the Burns Unit at Perth Children’s Hospital each year. Bringing together clinicians that are the best in their fields, the IMPACT project (Improving Psychosocial and Activity outcomes after Childhood burn Trauma) sees the team at

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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

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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

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Dr Nick Gottardo’s Fellowship

The generosity of Foundation donors is securing the future of paediatric health in WA through the Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation Paediatric Trainee Development Fellowship program. The focus of the program is training and fostering the development of the next generation of leaders in paediatric medicine. Dr Nick Gottardo, Head of the Department of Clinical Haematology

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Professorial Chair: Associate Professor Catherine Elliot

Thanks to the support of our generous donors, Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation is able to employ specialists as part of the Professorial Chair program at Perth Children’s Hospital. The program helps bring experienced health professionals to Perth who can treat patients, teach the next generation of specialists and lead clinical research projects. One of the

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