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Training mannequins result in safer birth for mother and baby

Recent international research has demonstrated that refinements in practical birthing techniques can prevent injuries and result in better outcomes for both mother and baby. The ‘Sophie’ mannequin is the only realistic mother / baby training mannequin that is specifically intended to allow obstetricians, registrars and midwives to practice and refine techniques that reduce women suffering… Read more »

Mark Dunajtschik and Dorothy Spotswood onsite to mark milestone in New Children’s Hospital build

Our skyline looks a little different this morning!  Wellington Region’s New Children’s Hospital took another significant step towards completion on the weekend, when builders McKee FEHL removed the multi-storied crane, allowing the new hospital to be completely enclosed and interior work to take place. Three years ago on 10 July 2017, Mr Dunajtschik announced that he… Read more »

National Volunteer Week – Meet Caryl and Lilly

It’s National Volunteer week and we are incredibly fortunate to have an extraordinary family of more than 450 volunteers, who generously choose to gift their time and talents to help our hospitals every week.  Huge aroha and thanks to them all!  Finally in our series this week, we are delighted to share a little extra… Read more »

National Volunteer Week – Meet Nuwani and Patrick

It’s National Volunteer week and we are incredibly fortunate to have an extraordinary family of more than 450 volunteers, who generously choose to gift their time and talents to help our hospitals every week.  Huge aroha and thanks to them all!  This week we’d love to introduce a few of them. Today we have a… Read more »

National Volunteer Week – Meet Raewyn

It’s National Volunteer week and we are incredibly fortunate to have an extraordinary family of more than 450 volunteers, who generously choose to gift their time and talents to help our hospitals every week.  Huge aroha and thanks to them all!  This week we’d love to introduce a few of them. We have amazing teams… Read more »

National Volunteer Week – Meet Richard

It’s National Volunteer week and we are incredibly fortunate to have an extraordinary family of more than 450 volunteers, who generously choose to gift their time and talents to help our hospitals every week.  Huge aroha and thanks to them all!  This week we’d love to introduce a few of them. London born, but an… Read more »

National Volunteer Week – Meet Hayden

It’s National Volunteer week and we are incredibly fortunate to have an extraordinary family of more than 450 volunteers, who generously choose to gift their time and talents to help our hospitals every week.  Huge aroha and thanks to them all!  This week we’d love to introduce a few of them. You have to be… Read more »

Wonderful donation of PJs

Wow.  Huge thanks to Jamilla, Tayla, Charlotte and Ella who dropped in 60 pairs of beautifully wrapped new flannelette PJs for the children’s hospital yesterday!   Money was raised from a long sponsored walk from Wellington Airport to Khandallah.  We are also very grateful to everyone who has donated online.  With our community’s help we can… Read more »

National Volunteer Week – Meet Hineamoa

It’s National Volunteer week and we are incredibly fortunate to have an extraordinary family of more than 450 volunteers, who generously choose to gift their time and talents to help our hospitals every week.  Huge aroha and thanks to them all!  This week we’d love to introduce a few of them. Hineamoa joined our volunteer… Read more »

National Volunteer Week – Meet Pip

It’s National Volunteer week and we are incredibly fortunate to have an extraordinary family of more than 450 volunteers, who generously choose to gift their time and talents to help our hospitals every week.  Huge aroha and thanks to them all!  This week we’d love to introduce a few of them. It takes a very… Read more »