About the Foundation
The Newborn Intensive Care Foundation is a local charity, originating in the ACT, that raises money for medical equipment and nurse education for Central and East Gippsland hospitals to help give the regions sick newborn babies, the best chance to lead healthy, normal lives.
– money raised in the region, stays in the region
100% of MONEY DONATED DIRECTLY TO THE FOUNDATION GOES TO HELPING SICK NEWBORN BABIES OF THE CENTRAL & EAST GIPPSLAND REGION
For more information, contact Peter Cursley on 0414 446 662
Our next project for Sale Hospital’s Maternity Unit
The Women’s and Children’s Unit at Sale Hospital provides antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care for women and their families from across the Wellington shire and surrounds. Often they welcome families from East Gippsland and further when needed. The Unit aims to provide high quality family and woman centred care, meeting the needs of a diverse range of families. There are many reasons why women may present through their pregnancy to hospital for assessment on the background of concerns. Reduced fetal movements, pain or bleeding are amongst some of these reason’s all of which can raise concern around fetal wellbeing and anxiety for women and family. At these times ultrasound assessment is a valuable tool capable of providing important diagnostic information for clinicians regarding the health of fetus or embryo. Having access to an ultrasound on the unit that can be used bedside allows for immediate assessment 24 hours day. The information obtained can provide accurate diagnosis that can guide timely clinical decision making and planning of care to support optimal outcome for women and babies from whom we care. Please donate HERE. The funds will help buy an ultrasound machine for Sale Hospital’s Maternity Unit.
Resuscitaire for Bairnsdale’s Maternity Unit – Thank you Bairnsdale, this piece of equipment has arrived.
New Project: To raise $10,920 to fund 4 Neo Cots. We have raised enough for 3 so we need another $3,000. These special cots provide a safe environment for babies while allowing the recovering newborns and their mums to be closer together thereby encouraging better bonding.
Will you contribute to this project for Bairnsdale Hospital’s Maternity Unit?
Please, click on the link at the top of the page to donate online or make a tax deductible donation to the Newborn Intensive Care Foundation’s bank account.
Account Name: Newborn Intensive Care Foundation BSB 633 000 Account number 170 221 188.
Please put ‘Sale Hosp’ or ‘Bairn Hosp’ in the description of your donation so we can ensure it is directed for the hospital of your choice.