20 Years of Caring

20 Years of Saving Lives

Over the past two decades we have been able to raise over $65 million to fund groundbreaking research and medical innovation across cardiovascular health, cancer, mental health, diabetes, kidney, and many other areas for a healthier tomorrow. Click on the individual descriptions to find out how we have created life-saving impact. 

Brain
Stroke
Ophthalmology
Heart
Spinal
Kidney
Aged Care
Mental Health
Ear, Nose and Throat
Cancer
Upper GI
Diabetes
Vascular

20 Years of Impact

In 2004, we embarked on a journey to advance healthcare by funding groundbreaking research, medical innovation and staff education and wellbeing for a healthier tomorrow. 

Over the past two decades the support from our community has been pivotal in helping us provide best patient care in an environment of compassion and excellence, accessible to all.

Our shared commitment to provide the highest level of healthcare has saved countless lives and we look forward to continuing our journey towards a healthier tomorrow.

Click on the individual icons in the timeline to read more. 

Foundation inception

$100k seed funding received

$2 million milestone

Delivered vital staff education

Investment in vital stroke research

Modified bus for spinal patient transport

Established patient garden in spinal unit

Wellbeing program for spinal patients

Investment in Glioma brain tumor surgery techniques

Dementia and Delirium research

Investment in less invasive treatment options for heart valve failure

Inaugural Grant Rounds

Launched Emerging Nurse Unit Manager Development Program

$20 million milestone

Capital Investment Nelune Comprehensive Cancer Centre (over $11 million)

Investment in Brainlab Navigation System

Installed Hybrid Operating Theatre

Emergency Department upgrade/refurbishment

Launched Louisa Hope Fund for Nurses and Nursewell app

Laser machine for ENT patient treatment

$40 million milestone

Set up DSA unit in medical imaging

Cardiac and Stroke unit monitors for the detection of life threatening atrial fibrillation

Seed funding for Telestroke services

Research Medal for research into pterygium

Reg Inglis Award for Cardio Care app

Established Kidney Biobank

Cancer Survivorship Centre completion

Investment in Virtual Care Centre

Optical Coherence Tomography for Diabetes Centre

Cavitronic ultrasonic surgical aspirator for Neurosurgery

Head and Neck cancer Fellowship

Research Medal for Emergency Department Mental Health companion

Diabetes Centre upgrade.

Provided Automated Dispensing Cabinets ($2 million)

Funded Renal Research and Haematology/Oncology staff  positions

Invested in Haematology /Oncology clinical trials

$65 million milestone

Funding of Mental Health grants

Staff wellbeing initiatives

Equipment for Epilepsy and First Seizure Clinic

Managing fatigue after cancer pilot study

Intravenous Immunoglobulin pumps for immunodeficiency patients

$1 million Annual Grant to staff

Cancer Survivorship Garden completion

Personalised music tool for Dementia patients