Month: March 2019
Farewell to the old Nurses Home
It is with a nostalgic nod to a bygone era that we say goodbye to Riddiford House – the last of Wellington Regional Hospital’s former Nurses Quarters. In 1883, Wellington Hospital established the first formal nursing training programme in New Zealand. For the next 90 years, supervised Nurses Homes would be built on hospital grounds… Read more »
Celebrating 107 years of care for our youngest patients!
Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital has a unique and remarkable place in New Zealand’s history as the country’s first ever children’s hospital. Today we celebrate its 107th birthday! As we reflect on our past, we also look towards a stunning “All Brand New” children’s hospital, that will provide world-class care and treatment to future generations of sick children… Read more »
Jumbo Tennis – a big hit for Wellington Children’s Hospital!
Jumbo Tennis – a big hit for Wellington Children’s Hospital! A big thank you to the Rotary Club of Wellington for choosing to support Wellington Children’s Hospital, as recipients of their wonderful Jumbo Tennis fundraiser. The competition heated up on the 1st March, when over 40 teams took part in the tournament, playing tennis with oversized, jumbo… Read more »