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Pyjama Appeal Launched to Keep Sick Kids Warm this Winter

Hospi's Pyjamas for Winter Appeal

Wellington Hospitals Foundation has launched a new ‘Hospi’s Pyjamas for Winter Appeal’, after significant demand from Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital for new pairs of pyjamas to keep sick kids warm at night. The appeal will help many kids in the Wellington region stay warm and well this winter. Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital sees a significant… Read more »

New mums receive special quilts on Mother’s Day!

Deb Davenport (Acting Charge Nurse Manager at Wellington Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) with Trish Lee (Volunteer Manager at Wellington Hospitals Foundation) with the Mother’s Day gift packs.

New mothers at Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital will be receiving a special gift pack this Mother’s Day.  Each pack contains a beautiful handmade quilt, a beanies and bootees set, and a soft-toy Hospi. The Mother’s Day gifts are made possible thanks to a wonderful team of volunteers, coordinated by Wellington Hospitals Foundation.   Trish Lee,… Read more »

NEW CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL UPDATE

WOW A New Children's Hospital

New Children’s Hospital Underway!  We are delighted to announce that work has now begun on our brand new Children’s Regional Hospital. We expect the hospital to be completed as soon as 2020! Timetable on time! Doctors, nurses, hospital staff, designers, architects, community, Mr Dunajtschik and many others have been working hard since the announcement on… Read more »

United Arab Emirates assists Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital

Mr. Saleh Alsuwaidi

United Arab Emirates new Ambassador to New Zealand His Excellency Mr. Saleh Alsuwaidi today presented Bill Day, Chair Wellington Hospitals Foundation with a cheque for US$20,000 to assist sick New Zealand and Pacific Island children. Mr Saleh Alsuwaidi said the United Arab Emirates is pleased to join with Wellington Children’s Hospital to make a difference… Read more »

Congratulations Mark!

wellingtonian of the year 2017

Mark Dunajtschik, who is to build and donate our New Childrens Hospital, was named as Wellingtonian of the Year at last nights “Welly” Awards for his philanthropic work over past years. “We are so pleased that Mark has been recognised in this way and offer our congratulations” said Bill Day, Chair of Wellington Hospitals Foundation…. Read more »

Foundation orders another Super Transport Incubator for Prem Babies

3rd transport incubator purchased for wellington NICU

Wellington Hospitals Foundation is delighted to have today arranged for the purchase of a third Voyager/transport system for Wellington Hospitals Neonatal unit. Chair Bill Day said that “our appeal to fund one incubator was so successful that the Foundation has been able to purchase a second incubator costing $180,000. The order has been placed today… Read more »

The Wellington Lions Charity Rugby Shirts are here!

The Wellington Lions Charity Rugby shirt design, featuring Hospi.

We are excited to unveil the 2017 Wellington Lions Charity Rugby shirt! This specially designed Hospi jersey was worn by the team at their match against Otago on the 1st of October at Westpac Stadium (the Lions won!). We now have replica t-shirts and jerseys available to purchase in the gift shop at the hospital, and… Read more »

Lions to flip ‘Bravery Coin’ for Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital

Wellington Children's Hospital Charity Jersey

Superhero styled playing jerseys, a one-of-a-kind silver bravery medal, and a big dose of courage will be the driving forces behind the Wellington Lions annual Wellington Children’s Hospital Charity Game against Otago on Sunday. Each one of the Lions 23 unique playing jersey’s will be auctioned on TradeMe after the squad’s top of the table… Read more »

You are never too old to volunteer – 94

Wellington Hospital Foundation Volunteers

Wellington Hospitals Foundation is delighted that Mrs Ruth Gotlieb has joined the Foundation’s 450 hospital volunteer team as a Meet and Greet volunteer, welcoming visitors, patients and family members to Wellington Hospital. Ruth Gotlieb is a prominent Wellingtonian having served the City of Wellington outstandingly over many decades, as a City Councillor, Regional Councillor, Harbour… Read more »

New Transport System for Wellington’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

NICU Transport System Wellington Hospital

Wellington Hospitals Foundation recently presented Wellington Children’s Hospital Neonatal Unit with its second state-of-the-art Transport System. Costing $212,000 the system which is more than just an incubator and can be best described as a “Mobile Neonatal Intensive Care Unit” has been funded by Foundation Charity Partner The Infinity Foundation. Wellington’s Neonatal Transport Team provide transfer… Read more »