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The Friends of WCH Passion Projects

The Friends of WCH Passion Projects

The Passion Projects initiative was launched in September 2016 during Person and Family Centred Care Week as a direct response to consumer feedback. They provided four divisions from the Women’s and Children’s Health Network with funding up to $5000 to...

 “We have given a voucher today to a family who have been in PICU for over a week now and live near Murray Bridge ( they live to close to Adelaide to be eligible for the PATs scheme and are doing it pretty tough) The mum of the toddler was extremely grateful and the voucher put a big smile on her face.” (PICU NURSE, 2017)

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Queen Victoria Ladies Do It Again

Queen Victoria Ladies Do It Again

Committee members from the Queen Victoria Auxiliaries Division presented a new Resuscitation Cot to the Neo Natal Unit of the Women’s and Babies Division. Thanks to the amazing fund raising efforts of the committee funds raised throughout the 2016/17 financial year...
New Orthotics System In Our Sites

New Orthotics System In Our Sites

Approximately 240 children per year from around South Australia attend the Orthotics Department at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital for the manufacture of custom-made orthoses and prostheses. The process currently involves taking plaster impression moulds in most...
The Friends give a HUG

The Friends give a HUG

At a time of joy and stress, coming into Hospital over the Christmas period is sometimes the last thing that families need.  It is often the little things that brighten people’s days, so for Christmas this year The Friends of WCH Inc, will be supporting an initiative...
New ultrasound provides greater treatment accuracy

New ultrasound provides greater treatment accuracy

The Paediatric Rehabilitation Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Program at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital provides a consumer-focused, family friendly service for patients who require Botox injections for muscle spasticity, usually 2-3 times per year. This...