Entries by Yvonne Amos

Help us support our IBD Patients in the North

Anita, a local young mother, welcomed her first child with her husband just over three months ago, a beautiful baby boy named Riaan. Her pregnancy was challenging as Anita has Crohn’s Disease, a chronic inflammatory disease of the bowel that requires lifelong treatment and monitoring when the condition flares. Anita was initially diagnosed five years […]

Major Raffle: Tickets on sale now!

Featured Above: Dr Soleiman Kashkooli, Head of IBD Unit and Charys Winter, IBD Clinical Nurse Consultant Northern Health Foundation Major Raffle raises important funds to support patient care and the purchase of medical equipment. Launched in early July, this year’s raffle will make a real difference for our patients with IBD through the purchase an […]

Still Life : Mask supports Foundation

  Nick Stella, painter and sculptor from Melbourne, Australia has created Still Life, Mask dedicated to those who have served on the frontline in hospitals around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic. The idea to create the print came from wanting to give back to Northern Hospital Epping for their role in caring for the […]

Download our Face Mask Pattern

If you would like to make your own cloth face mask Northern Health Foundation has available pattern that you can downloaded from the link below. NHF-How to make a FaceMask Please view our video presentation on how to safely wear a cloth face mask or single use face mask within the community.  Click here to […]

Vote for Josie our local hero

Northern Health Foundation Patron and local fundraising hero, Josie Minniti OAM, has been nominated as a Westfield Local Heroes finalist for 2020. Westfield Local Heroes is a recognition and awards program that discovers and celebrates individuals who make a positive impact to their local community. Local Heroes are nominated and voted for by their communities, […]

Northern Health goes Dry this July!

Why is getting involved in Dry July is so important? Since 2008, Dry July has inspired more than 200,000 Aussies to go dry, raising $49 million for people affected by cancer. They have funded over 80 cancer organisations across Australia, including Northern Health, helping to purchase a scalp cooling machine and Blanket Warmer for Craigieburn […]

Foundation Chair John Molnar receives Order of Australia Medal

Northern Health Foundation Chair John Molnar was awarded an Order of Australia Medal in the recent Australian Honours announced on Australia Day. John received the award in recognition of his support and services to charitable organisations, including Northern Health Foundation. He is Director of Freemasons Victoria and Master of the Victorian Naval and Military Lodge […]

Renal Unit benefits from new Wheelchair

Our Northern Health volunteers, in collaboration with Northern Heath Foundation, raised funds to support the purchase of a bariatric wheelchair for the Broadmeadows Hospital Dialysis Unit. Led by Nurse Unit Manager, Cheryl Rofe, the Broadmeadows Dialysis Unit were thrilled to receive the wheelchair to help support their patients. Bariatric wheelchairs are designed to meet the […]

Small Research Grants: Asking big questions

The Small Research Grant (SRG) recipients of Round 23 are asking big questions. Justin Wong, Orthopedic Surgeon, wants to know if, “there’s a better way to reconstruct the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)?” Shannon Smith, Clinical Nurse Specialist ICU, would like to know if, ‘alarm fatigue’ is affecting patient care. Jenny Huynh, General Surgery Fellow, is […]