$6.8 million given to the hospital through fundraising

Thursday 14 February 2019
RBWH Foundation would like to take this opportunity to thank all the businesses, individuals and community groups that have supported us in 2018. We are so grateful for your generosity whether you have donated a prize to be auctioned or items to be sold at our kiosk, volunteered your time at the hospital or to help with one of our many fundraisers, purchased merchandise, bought tickets for one of our events, or made a donation. Because of your support, RBWH Foundation has been able to continue to grow and provide increased funding to enable more research and other ...

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World record and $300,000 to benefit melanoma patients

Thursday 14 February 2019
They came, they ran, and they nailed it … A world record, a gruelling one million metres underfoot and $300,000 raised to enable significant improvements in the management of melanoma patients at RBWH. Twelve doctors from all over Queensland trained and raised funds for nine months ahead of the gruelling three-day challenge in October where they ran one million meters on treadmills at RBWH in the fastest time ever recorded. If fact, the team smashed the world record by more than 11 hours completing the mammoth run in 71 hours 41 min and 11 sec. Million Metres ...

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Please help us care for our tiniest patients this Christmas.

Monday 10 December 2018
"When your child is just so unwell, you have to trust the hospital.  At Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, you only get the highest level of care. This place is absolutely incredible." It’s not going to be the Christmas Lauren and Callum had expected. They thought they’d be preparing for a new baby – their first – who was due to arrive on January 6. Instead, they’re planning to spend most of the day here at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) celebrating their daughters Ari first Christmas. Baby Ari ...

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End of an era

Wednesday 5 December 2018
RBWH Foundation CEO Peter Treseder AM is retiring after nearly 10 years at its helm where he oversaw the building of an organisation which has the financial capacity to support the Queensland community for generations to come. Before joining RBWH Foundation, Peter worked for the charity arm of Westmead Hospital in Sydney and fundraised for a range of other charities. Over the past 17 years, he has been involved in raising a staggering $24.3 billion to support the advancement of health care. “I simply don’t like to see people getting sick,” Peter said. “I ...

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Make your Christmas count for more this year

Wednesday 24 October 2018
Merry Christmas, wonderful person. So it is that time of the year again… Why not make your Christmas count for more this year by fundraising for Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital Foundation and asking for donations in lieu of gifts? Your support will allow RBWH Foundation to continue to provide the highest levels of patient care as well as invest in the latest technology, equipment, research. Click the “Start Fundraising” button to create a personalised fundraising page and ask your friends and family to donate to your page this Christmas. RBWH Foundation ...

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Million Meters for Melanoma

Wednesday 10 October 2018
Million Metres for Melanoma is a group of extraordinary men who are aiming to run a million meters from the 16 October to the 19 October on a treadmill in the main foyer of the RBWH. They are also aiming to raise $250,000 in the memory of Pheobe Eales who lost her battle with melanoma in 2014. All funds raised will assist in establishing a melanoma unit at Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital. To read more about there story or to make a donation please visit www.millionmetresformelanoma.com

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International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

Monday 8 October 2018
October 15, 2018  Sadly many families lose their precious babies during pregnancy and shortly after birth. Although the statistics on infant death have improved significantly over the past 100 years, pregnancy and infant loss is still prevalent in our society with 1 in 4 confirmed pregnancies ending in miscarriage before 20 weeks and 1 in 120 births resulting in stillbirth or a newborn death. International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day on October 15th is for us to ensure that although they may be gone, these babies are never forgotten. It is a day to ...

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Royal Run for Research Results

Thursday 11 October 2018
Royal Run
The Royal Run for Research is over again for another year.  A huge thanks to all the runners and walkers who joined us at Kurilpa Point Park on Sunday 7 October to tackle either the 8km or 6km course to help raise funds for medical research conducted at Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital.  Thanks also goes to RBWH's Physiotherapy who have been running this event for the past 30 years! To see all the winners from the day and race times, click here.

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2018 | 2019 Entertainment Book

Thursday 3 May 2018
RBWH Foundation is once again selling the ever-popular Entertainment Book as a fundraiser for Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital.   For only $70 you'll have access to thousands of vouchers up to 50% off and 2-for-1 offers for many of the best restaurants, cafés, arts, attractions, hotels, travel, shopping and much more! Offers are valued at over $20,000 and are valid until 1 June 2019. You can choose between buying the traditional Entertainment Book Membership (that comes with the Gold Card and vouchers) or the Entertainment Digital Members that puts the value of ...

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Baby takes after his acrobat mum

Wednesday 26 October 2016
Former contortionist and contestant on Australia’s Got Talent Jodie Hollis-Tobin knows the limits of her body, but the recent premature birth of her son certainly put her lithe frame to the test. When baby Tobias decided to enter the world at just 25 weeks gestation at the end of June, 20-year-old Jodie was terrified knowing her baby was in distress. Already two centimetres dilated and having regular contractions as she checked RBWH, Jodie recalled how frightening the experience was for her and bub. “His heart beat was dropping to 45 beats per minute and I was ...

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