Month: April 2021

Breakfast fundraiser with Dr Ashley Bloomfield

Foundation Chair Bill Day enjoyed breakfast with about 70 prominent members of the Tawa Business Network this morning. A fundraiser for the New Regional Children’s Hospital, members particularly enjoyed hearing from guest speaker Dr Ashley Bloomfield. Bill also took the opportunity to provide guests with an update on the building’s progress.

Foundation proudly funds Excellence Awards for ED staff

“During a busy shift, Registered Nurse Tessy recognised a critically unwell patient in the corridor who had abdominal pain and a blue leg.  She prioritised care and alerted medical staff.  This patient received rapid care and a CT scan showed aortic dissection.  The patient was taken to the operating theatre as a category 1.  Tessy… Read more »

Foundation donors help patients in need of lifesaving kidney dialysis

Sadly, demand for outpatient renal dialysis has been steadily increasing. Late last year a satellite dialysis unit – Te Whare Takihi mo te Katoa – was opened at the Hutt Hospital Hub, which will allow patients in the Hutt and Wairarapa areas to receive their lifesaving treatments much closer to home.  Dialysis isn’t a quick… Read more »