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    • Wellington Hospitals Foundation Announces New Chief Executive
      • Bill Day, Executive Chair of Wellington Hospitals Foundation, today announced the appointment of Guy Ryan as the Foundation’s new Chief Executive. “My trustees and I are delighted to welcome Guy to the Foundation. Guy brings a strong background in fundraising and community engagement. As the founder of the charity Inspiring Stories and the 2015 Young... Read more » The post Wellington Hospitals Foundation Announces New Chief Executive appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Face to Face fundraising for our hospitals
      • Wellington Hospitals Foundation is the official charity for the hospitals served by Te Whatu OraCapital, Coast and Hutt Valley district. This includes Wellington Regional, Kenepuru and Hutt Hospitals, Te Wao Nui Child Health Service and Kapiti Health Centre. We are currently fundraising for our hospitals using face to face door knockers. But isn’t healthcare free... Read more » The post Face to Face fundraising for our hospitals appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Behind the Stitches
      • Many of you may recognise Lita, one of our hospital gift shop’s lovely co-managers. What you may not know is that Lita is also a talented and prolific knitter, crafting many beautiful items for our hospital’s youngest patients. Lita told us that she finds knitting relaxing and enjoys puzzling out new patterns as it ‘helps... Read more » The post Behind the Stitches appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Christmas surprise for new pēpē
      • Today parents arrived to visit their special wee ones in NICU to find them dressed in Christmas clothing and wrapped in Christmas sheets and blankets. The Foundation also delivered beautiful Santa stockings for each incubator with a gift of a quilt, cardigan, toy, singlet, booties and beanies for every baby. These beautiful stockings were also... Read more » The post Christmas surprise for new pēpē appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Wishing you a happy, healthy Christmas
      • Wellington’s public hospitals are the cornerstones of our community, where caring and dedicated healthcare professionals provide lifesaving and life-changing medical care to many thousands of patients every year. The Foundation is immensely proud to support their incredible work. It is also a great privilege to work with all of our charity partners, major sponsors, friends,... Read more » The post Wishing you a happy, healthy Christmas appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Dulux spreads Christmas cheer
      • Our thanks to Michala and the staff from Dulux who dropped in toys for children spending time in hospital over the Christmas period, along with a giant tin of jelly beans for the staff! Much appreciated! Pictured: Robyn, Play Specialist The post Dulux spreads Christmas cheer appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • LGNZ team treats sick kids
      • Special thanks to Tilly and the team from Local Government New Zealand who brought in a box of toys and beautiful cake for tamariki and staff in hospital over Christmas. We are very grateful for your support again this year. The post LGNZ team treats sick kids appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Thoughtful kids rock!
      • A huge thanks to Gaylene and the rest of the team at We Rock Kids Club from Kilbirnie Presbyterian Church who popped in to Te Wao Nui bearing gifts for children in hospital this Christmas! The post Thoughtful kids rock! appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Sweet Scentsy gifts for sick kids
      • For the last 7 years, Lucy Cameron – Independent Scentsy Consultant has gifted sweet sponsored Scentsy Buddies to children spending time in hospital. These special toys provide a great distraction to young patients often undergoing scary and unpleasant procedures. Not only are the buddies very cute and cuddly, but their hidden pocket with aromatherapy sachets... Read more » The post Sweet Scentsy gifts for sick kids appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Toys for Tots
      • It was lovely to welcome US Ambassador Tom Udall and Marines, Cpl. Garrett Stone and Cpl. Philipp Hartmann to Te Wao Nui Children’s Hospital this afternoon, as part of their international Toys for Tots programme. We are very fortunate to be annual recipients of such kindness and it’s a pleasure to meet with the... Read more » The post Toys for Tots appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Chester Chest – Vascular Training Arm Model for Te Wao Nui Child Health Service
      • The Foundation was delighted to recently fund a Chester Chest – Vascular Training Arm Model for Te Wao Nui Child Health Service. Chester Chest is a lifelike model of a human torso with detachable arm, designed as an effective tool for hands-on learning in paediatric vascular care. Imagine a young patient who needs regular medical... Read more » The post Chester Chest – Vascular Training Arm Model for Te Wao Nui Child Health Service appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Sharing Christmas joy
      • Our grateful thanks to St Vincent de Paul Society Wellington for sharing the Christmas joy with Te Wao Nui Child Health Service. Their Merry Vinnies Toy Shop, which provides toys and gifts for families, was full to bursting with generous community donations and they have kindly shared some of these lovely gifts with us. The post Sharing Christmas joy appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Caring kids kindly support sick kids
      • Check out these happy faces and caring kids! The Shine Montessori whanau have very kindly donated a selection of new books and colouring sets to kids spending time in Te Wao Nui Children’s Hospital this Christmas. Megan Jenkins, the teacher behind initiative, shared that it was a brilliant way to teach their tamariki about the... Read more » The post Caring kids kindly support sick kids appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Support for patients requiring palliative care
      • Thanks to our generous donors, the Foundation was very pleased to be able to fund 5 TENS machines, 30 large TENS electrode pads and 7 portable radios for Wellington Regional Hospital’s Palliative Care Service. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) machines are sometimes used in palliative care to help manage pain and improve the overall well-being... Read more » The post Support for patients requiring palliative care appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Celebrating our Volunteers
      • Wellington Hospitals Foundation trustees and staff were delighted to host Christmas lunches for the dedicated individuals who generously volunteer their time to Wellington, Hutt, and Kenepuru hospitals. This was a lovely opportunity to reflect on and acknowledge the invaluable contribution of our almost 450 hospital volunteers. Our volunteers make an enormous difference to our hospitals. ... Read more » The post Celebrating our Volunteers appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Book worms welcome Christmas gifts to Te Wao Nui
      • Our grateful thanks to all the Kiwi Christmas Books booksellers and sponsors! We have been generously gifted 200 beautiful books for tamariki and rangatahi spending time in hospital this Christmas. We are so appreciative of this annual donation. The post Book worms welcome Christmas gifts to Te Wao Nui appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Grant Thornton tee up fantastic fundraiser
      • Huge thanks to Grant Thornton New Zealand Wellington for teeing up an incredible Charity Golf Day last week. It was an outstanding day to hit the green at Boulcotts Farm Heritage Golf Club with all proceeds going towards projects for Te Wao Nui Child Health Service. It’s safe to say that with their help, we... Read more » The post Grant Thornton tee up fantastic fundraiser appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Buddle Findlay:  Enhancing paediatric care at Te Wao Nui Child Health Service
      • Buddle Findlay Child Health Foundation have been a valuable long-standing partner of Wellington Hospitals Foundation. In an exciting new collaboration, we recently announced a three-year charity partnership agreement that allows us to work together to enhance the services provided by Te Wao Nui Child Health Service. As one of our major supporters, this partnership has... Read more » The post Buddle Findlay: Enhancing paediatric care at Te Wao Nui Child Health Service appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Kapiti Coast crafty Christmas quilters
      • Our huge thanks to all members of the very talented Kapiti Coast Quilters group who kindly crafted and donated beautiful Christmas stockings and gifts for Te Wao Nui Children’s Hospital. Pictured: Sally Barton WHF and Margaret Atkins The post Kapiti Coast crafty Christmas quilters appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • World Marudào Karate kicking it with kindness
      • Thank you to our Charity Partner World Marudao Karate. It was wonderful to welcome students from the club to Te Wao Nui Children’s Hospital last night. Every year they kindly walk from their dojo in Berhampore to drop in Christmas gifts to kids spending time in hospital over the holiday period. The post World Marudào Karate kicking it with kindness appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • 20 years of extraordinary volunteer service
      • This week we enjoyed a Christmas lunch with many of our amazing volunteers. We were also thrilled to be able to acknowledge and celebrate the tremendous service of Margaret Lucas. Margaret was one of our very first hospital volunteers, and started her volunteering as a Pink Lady after answering an ad in the newspaper. She... Read more » The post 20 years of extraordinary volunteer service appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Farewell to our volunteer elder-statesman
      • This week we farewell our esteemed volunteer elder-statesman Derek Smith who has been a cornerstone of the Wellington Regional Hospital volunteer guiding team for the past two decades! Over the years Derek has clocked up thousands of miles across the hospital campus, helping patients and visitors navigate the confusing maze of buildings so that they... Read more » The post Farewell to our volunteer elder-statesman appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Police, pooches and pressies for Te Wao Nui
      • Children and young people in Te Wao Nui Children’s Hospital were treated to a very special Christmas visit from the Wellington District Police this morning. There were smiles all round as members of the police team, the Dive Squad and a couple of excited pooches, went bedside handing out gifts. Our huge thanks to the... Read more » The post Police, pooches and pressies for Te Wao Nui appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Buddle Findlay spreading festive joy
      • It was so lovely to welcome Santa and a few of Buddle Findlay’s Summer Clerks to Te Wao Nui Children’s Hospital this morning! Buddle Findlay have been spreading festive cheer and putting smiles on the faces of sick tamariki since 2004. Joining them were the fantastically talented face painters from BodyFX The post Buddle Findlay spreading festive joy appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Christmas Baubles on the Bridge
      • Every year generous local businesses and families help bring a little Christmas joy to patients, staff and visitors to Wellington Regional Hospital. This year we launched a new Baubles on the Bridge campaign, with large colourful baubles take centre stage on the Link Bridge that connects the main hospital complex with Te Wao Nui Children’s... Read more » The post Christmas Baubles on the Bridge appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Thoughtful gesture for sick kids this Christmas
      • A big shout out to Keddie (left) and Bree for their thoughtfulness in creating activity packs for children spending time in hospital over Christmas. The girls were inspired to help as part of their work in this year’s William Pike Challenge, organised by Samuel Marsden Collegiate School for Y8 students. Bree and her sister know... Read more » The post Thoughtful gesture for sick kids this Christmas appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Transforming paediatric surgery with new Laparoscopic and Endoscopy Equipment
      • Thanks to the incredible generosity of our donors, we have been able to fund new state of the art laparoscopic and endoscopy equipment for Wellington Regional Hospital’s Paediatric Theatre Service. The new 3D/4K Operative Laparoscopy System and 4K upgrade of the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Imaging System will ensure better health outcomes for our hospital’s youngest patients... Read more » The post Transforming paediatric surgery with new Laparoscopic and Endoscopy Equipment appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Foundation donors bring hope for better cancer detection and treatment
      • Breast cancer is New Zealand’s third most common cancer, sadly claiming more than 600 lives every year. New Zealand is lucky to have a national breast screening programme and fortunately for most people, this is simply a routine health check. However, if routine screens reveal abnormalities or if a patient exhibits breast cancer symptoms, the... Read more » The post Foundation donors bring hope for better cancer detection and treatment appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

    • Celebrating World Allied Health Professional Day
      • Today is World Allied Health Professionals Day. Allied Health Professionals are highly skilled health practitioners with specialised expertise in preventing, diagnosing and treating a range of conditions and illnesses. Allied Health is a term that includes specialties such as dietitians, social workers, occupational and play therapists, pharmacists, anaesthetic technicians, optometrists, psychologists, medical imaging technologists and... Read more » The post Celebrating World Allied Health Professional Day appeared first on Wellington Hospitals Foundation.

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