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Passion Projects 2018 Showcase

Passion Projects 2018 Showcase

On Wednesday, 19th September, during the 3rd celebration of Person and Family Cantered care Week, we had a chance to look back at the last year’s Passion Projects. It was amazing to hear how Friends supported Consumer driven projects which led to improvements in...
Virtual Reality Presentation

Virtual Reality Presentation

The Friends were pleased to welcome Associate Professor Belinda Lange at the recent Auxiliary Divisions Region 1 Conference held at the WCH. Professor Lange spoke about the Virtual Reality (VR) program current being trialed in the Medical Day Unit at the hospital....
Friends Help To Introduce Virtual Reality

Friends Help To Introduce Virtual Reality

Minor invasive procedures such as blood draws, cannula insertion and catheter insertion can be extremely stressful for children, their family members/ carers and Women’s and Children’s Hospital (WCH) staff. While these procedures are not generally associated with...
Person and Family Centred Care Passion Projects 2018

Person and Family Centred Care Passion Projects 2018

Congratulations to the four successful project teams. The Person and Family Centred Care Passion Projects initiative was launched in September 2016 during Person and Family Centred Care Week.  The system was created as a direct response to consumer and carer feedback,...
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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