The Foundation was pleased to recently fund a Sternotomy Mannequin for the Intensive Care Unit at Wellington Regional Hospital. Using mannequins in clinical simulations allows future and current clinicians to ‘practice on plastic’ first. The Sternotomy mannequin is used for Cardiothoracic Life Support (CALS) courses, which lets physicians train for surgeries in which an incision… Read more »
Please help keep sick kids warm this winter by donating to our
Annual Pyjama Appeal.
For many Wellington families in need, the simple act of having warm pyjamas and heating their home is more than they can afford. A warm pair of pyjamas, to keep our children warm at night, can help prevent them from being admitted to hospital this winter.
Wellington Hospitals Foundation is the official charity for Wellington Regional Hospital, Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital, Kenepuru Hospital and Kapiti Health Centre.
Community support has enabled the Foundation to fund medical equipment, projects and other patient care items that have helped thousands of people in the Greater Wellington Region receive better healthcare.
100% of our funding comes from the community
We get no funding from the Government. Our mission is to fundraise for extra projects that aren’t Government funded.
Our region covers in excess of 900,000 people
We are the official charity for the Capital and Coast District Health Board, who provide specialist tertiary-level care to patients from Whanganui to Napier, down to Nelson and Marlborough.
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News & Events
Check out this fantastic time-lapse video of the team pouring the second concrete slab for your new Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital! The crews from McKee Fehl, Precision Concrete Pumping and Spraying, Higgins Concrete and Allmacks concrete services were amazing, battling Wellington’s wild weather to get the job done – Legends! The crew worked until midnight on Saturday to complete the final… Read more »
We are currently fundraising for the New Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital using face-to-face door knockers. If you receive a knock at your door from one of our representatives, they will give you some information about the new children’s hospital and invite you to become a Well Wisher (regular giver) to support the new hospital. Face-to-face fundraising… Read more »