POWer Up! Week

2020-10-08T16:12:24+11:00

This September, 13 teams joined us in our first ever POWer Up! Challenge for our Prince of Wales Hospital healthcare super heroes. From 14-20 September these people committed to completing 30km ‘their way’ while raising funds for virtual healthcare services at our Hospital. From running, to cycling, roller skating to walking, 30km was ticked off in many different ways all around Sydney. Our Foundation, and most importantly, the healthcare super heroes at our Hospital couldn’t be more grateful. Former NRL [...]

POWer Up! Week2020-10-08T16:12:24+11:00

A New Diabetes Centre

2020-10-08T16:03:42+11:00

The urgency to set up a COVID-19 testing clinic at our Hospital in March meant that the Diabetes Centre had to move to a new temporary location in our Hospital. Seven months later, the Diabetes Centre has finally found a new permanent easy accessible home strengthening the connection between inpatient and outpatient services, resulting in “safer care and effective coordination for treating teams”, says Dr Sue Mei Lau, staff specialist of the Endocrinology Department. Despite a rising number of Diabetes [...]

A New Diabetes Centre2020-10-08T16:03:42+11:00

Exceptional Diabetes Care : Diabetes Week 2020

2020-08-17T12:37:42+10:00

This National Diabetes Week, we recognize Dr Ann Poynten and the difference her and her team make to people like Melissah, through providing ongoing Diabetes care. Dr Poynten has been a Senior Staff Specialist within our Endocrinology Unit for over 13 years. She understands that when it comes to diabetes management, it is the patient themselves who is the expert of their care and the Prince of Wales Hospital team is there to help and advise. Dr Poynten and her [...]

Exceptional Diabetes Care : Diabetes Week 20202020-08-17T12:37:42+10:00

Download Your Free Gift in Wills Booklet

2020-08-17T12:44:15+10:00

Leaving a gift in your Will to the Prince of Wales Hospital Foundation is one of the most significant ways to make a difference to many lives in the future without impacting your life today. Making or updating your Will is straightforward and easy with our free Gift in Wills booklet. Download here

Download Your Free Gift in Wills Booklet2020-08-17T12:44:15+10:00

Views on Health : Men’s Health Week 2020

2020-08-07T15:13:57+10:00

In recognition of Men’s Health Week this June, Doug, one of our incredible Charity TV ambassadors and principal of local school Claremont College, shared his view on what health means to him. “It's good to be reminded that every week really should be 'Health Week' for us men because to stay well and healthy (body, mind and spirit) it's a necessary daily discipline. For me, it starts with waking up at 5am, having a strong black coffee and then I [...]

Views on Health : Men’s Health Week 20202020-08-07T15:13:57+10:00

NSWSMA May Nurse of the Month!

2020-08-07T15:09:58+10:00

Keith, founder of Keith’s Closet has just recently been awarded NSW Nurses and Midwives Association Nurse of the Month this May. Keith has dedicated his spare time to ensuring mental health patients within our Hospital have access to quality clothing during their time as a patient. Keith’s motto of “Look good, feel good” has him collect good quality, preloved secondhand clothing from our community to give patients a walk-in wardrobe experience in our Hospitals Kiloh Center. Find out more [...]

NSWSMA May Nurse of the Month!2020-08-07T15:09:58+10:00

Love For Our Nurses Spreads Far and Wide

2020-08-07T15:05:31+10:00

During the last months, there has never been a better time to acknowledge the unwavering dedication of our Nurses who have been working nonstop to keep our community safe. A group of Foundation friends shared their appreciation for our Nurses over International Nurses Day 2020. They all have a personal connection to our Hospital, whether we have cared for their loved one, or cared for themselves through some of their most challenging times. Either way, they all want our [...]

Love For Our Nurses Spreads Far and Wide2020-08-07T15:05:31+10:00

Caring for our Front-Line Staff

2020-08-07T14:16:50+10:00

In this ever-changing landscape, one constant is that our staff are here to care for our community. For our hard-working clinical and front line teams, these are busy and challenging times but with dedication and determination, our staff across Prince of Wales Hospital are prepared and ready to provide the best care possible when it is needed. The staff at our Hospital have always been heroes in our community, but they need your help too. It is now, when [...]

Caring for our Front-Line Staff2020-08-07T14:16:50+10:00

55 Years of Excellence : 55 Years of Kidney Transplants : The Story of Judy and Lorraine

2020-08-07T11:46:58+10:00

After a long period of feeling unusually exhausted, a doctor visit revealed that 30-year-old Lorraine’s kidney was functioning at only 15 percent capacity and that she needed a kidney transplant. When Lorraine shared the sad news with her dear friend Judy, Judy did not hesitate for a moment to offer to be her renal donor. After a successful kidney transplantation at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Lorraine and Judy competed together in the Australian Transplant Games in 2012 and [...]

55 Years of Excellence : 55 Years of Kidney Transplants : The Story of Judy and Lorraine2020-08-07T11:46:58+10:00

The Prince of Wales Hospital Cancer Survivorship Centre Opens

2020-08-07T11:50:21+10:00

The recently opened Prince of Wales Cancer Survivorship Centre is helping people from all over NSW to better live with and beyond cancer. The space was launched as a sanctuary for patients to access support during and after cancer treatment. The new centre located adjacent to the Nelune Comprehensive Cancer Centre is providing a holistic cancer survivorship program which addresses all aspects of a cancer survivors journey. Yet most notably, unlike any other medical space, the centre offers a [...]

The Prince of Wales Hospital Cancer Survivorship Centre Opens2020-08-07T11:50:21+10:00
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