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Our 2016 Christmas Lights campaign promises to be bigger and brighter than ever as we aim to raise $180,000 to purchase a much-needed, specialised neonatal ambulance.   Every year, approximately 900 sick or pre-term babies born in Western Australia need to be transferred to hospital for intensive care. Newborn Emergency Transport Service WA (NETS WA) is the specialist…

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We at Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation believe that all kids deserve a chance to live their happiest and healthiest life. This belief drives everything we do to support the hospital and it rings especially true around Christmas time. Sadly, many children across Western Australia face the prospect of spending Christmas in Princess Margaret Hospital and hoping that Father Christmas…

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Heny is one of our regular volunteers who for the last few months 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 300 donation tins around Perth, so if you see one of our donation tins somewhere,…

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Eva’s story

November 10, 2016

Eva was just two years old when the headaches and vomiting started. Her balance didn’t seem quite right either. And then, one night, she had a seizure. Her parents were horrified and rushed her straight to Princess Margaret Hospital. After assessment by five different doctors in the Emergency Department, a CT scan revealed every parent’s worst…

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Nick’s story

November 8, 2016

When Nick was born his parents Angela and Joe suspected something was wrong straight away. From the first time he was fed, Nick was constantly choking and vomiting.   They felt helpless and heartbroken as they watched Nick in distress, suffering one choking episode after another with no explanation as to why it was happening….

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Staff at Whitfords Dental Centre donned their superhero best on Saturday 17 September for their second annual Children’s Day. Children’s Day was dreamt up by the Dental Centre staff as a way to support local children in Princess Margaret Hospital and this year as well as dressing up, all the staff donated their wages for…

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After a terrifying tiger snake bite and an initial admission at Bunbury Hospital, three and a half year old Anika was transferred to the Intensive Care Unit at Princess Margaret Hospital in September 2015. As a result of the bite, Anika developed two conditions: extreme rhabdomyolysis which is the breakdown of muscle cells, and a depletion…

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On Saturday 3 September over 400 guests put a glamorous foot forward at the Esplanade Hotel in Fremantle for the second Paediatric Oncology Gold Ball. The Paediatric Oncology Gold Ball is the brainchild of Natasha Carbone (pictured above, second from left) who decided she wanted to do something to help after meeting a family whose…

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Support children in the Total Care Burns Unit at Princess Margaret Hospital and the soon-to-open Perth Children’s Hospital for 12 months of the year! For the first time ever, there are two editions available: colour and platinum black & white! There are different images of the firefighters in each so buying both is recommended (they’re…

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The Big Splash WA

October 10, 2016

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 strategy…

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