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Each year the PMH Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the Newborn Emergency Transport Service teach hundreds of nurses, GPs, medical students and trainees in Paediatrics and Neonatology, resuscitation skills and in particular endotracheal intubation. This is one of the most important skills Neonatal doctors and nurses need in order to resuscitate sick newborns. Endotracheal intubation…

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Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, six Foundation Fellowships were funded in 2016 to allow WA medical professionals to focus on specialised areas of research interest for up to two years at a time. Senior Registrar Daniel Yeoh was the recipient of one of these Fellowships. His area of interest is working with vulnerable…

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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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The smell of freshly baked hot cross buns filled the wards at Princess Margaret Hospital on Wednesday 12 April thanks to Foundation supporter and philanthropist Melissa Karlson and members of her be giving initiative, along with Coles supermarket. Stitches the Bear was on hand helping a number of be giving volunteers and Foundation staff members…

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The much-anticipated sequel to the hit children’s book Billy the Brilliant, I’m The Best – written by local teacher, football player and author Tim Bristow  launched on Wednesday 29 March during a family night at the Left Bank pub in Fremantle. Hosted by sports personality Brett Sprigg, the night included an array of WA football…

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Vern and Lorraine are the longest standing volunteers at Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation. They have taken part in nearly every event and fundraising activity throughout their time as volunteers, which spans just over 17 years! Vern was the first of the pair to start volunteering for the Foundation in 1999 after seeing an advertisement in…

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The 2017/2018 Entertainment Book memberships are available for pre-order now! Books will be available from May 2017 but, pre-order yours NOW and you’ll receive bonus Early Bird Offers which can be used straight away! By purchasing an Entertainment Book through the Foundation today, you will be contributing to medical expertise, clinical research, leading-edge equipment and…

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Foundation supporter, Tony recently organised a sausage sizzle at Bunnings Mindarie to raise funds for Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation, something he says just felt like the right thing to do. “Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation is a very worthy cause and my own daughter has spent a good amount of time at the hospital; in my mind…

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Fun with friends, fishing and photos were the order of the day when  Jim McLarty embarked on a fun fundraiser to raise funds for three high acuity paediatric cots for West Australian babies in need. Jim’s ‘Blue HQ’s Take the Kids Fishing’ event – which took place in November 2016 – succeeded in raising $24,000…

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In the face of heartbreak after losing their baby boy to whooping cough, a Perth family made it their mission to educate the community about the danger of the disease and the vital need for vaccination. Catherine and Greg Hughes established Light for Riley to fundraise for the Foundation after their baby boy, Riley, tragically…

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