Latest news

news-image

Supporting medical research in South Australia – Sylvia’s story

As a long-time supporter of The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH), the celebration of THRF’s 50th anniversary this year is a very special occasion for Sylvia Bridgman. As a life guardian of THRF, Sylvia is one of the many valued supporters that will leave a lasting legacy to medical research, enabling the continuation of searching for cures and improving care in South Australia. read more

news-image

Giving Back to TQEH in Memory of a Much Loved Papou

After losing their beloved ‘Papou’, Georgios, to prostate cancer at the age of 86, the Panagiotidis grandchildren are very passionate about their family donation of $10,000 to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) Palliative Care Unit. read more

news-image

State Government support of The Repat Foundation

The Repat Foundation is a new affiliate of The Hospital Research Foundation and a statement of information for all stakeholders is below. The Repat Foundation (TRF) are very grateful for the support of the South Australian State Government, which has allowed for the continuation of independent research and projects for conditions such as PTSD and other health and wellbeing issues which affect those who have served our country as well as their families. read more

news-image

The Longest Table Comes to Life!

Fun. Simple. Lifesaving. The Longest Table (TLT) came alive across the state on Saturday June 20, 2015 – the official date to #forkcancer by raising money for lifesaving medical research. With over 30 dinners left to be hosted throughout the month of July, the TLT family has already raised over $110,000 to find cures for cancer. read more

news-image

An Unexpected Sea Change – Home Lottery Winners

With a million reasons to smile, Hospital Research Home Lottery winner Kathryn and her husband Joe have chosen to take a sea change over a cash windfall. The win came as a complete shock to the mother of four who purchased her five lottery tickets online. read more

news-image

Honorary Bragg Membership for Professor Basil Hetzel

Professor Basil Hetzel AC was one of 14 eminent Australian scientists to receive an Honorary Bragg Membership recently, awarded by The Queen’s cousin, Prince Edward, the Duke of Kent, and Patron of RiAus. Professor Hetzel was the first Professor of Medicine at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) and his research linking iodine deficiency with intellectual disability and deformities in infants has had a profound impact on global public health. read more

news-image

THRF Life Guardians

Leaving a bequest to THRF is one of the most powerful ways you can support lifesaving medical research. On Wednesday 28 May 2015, the THRF regular Bequest Morning tea was held at the General Store Cafe in Kidman Park. read more

news-image

Spotlight on THRF Ambassador: Alex Vakitsidis

“If you do good things, you have good dreams and wake up with a smile in the morning.” This is the motto put into action each day by kindhearted Alexandra (Alex) Vakitsidis, newly appointed Ambassador and long-time supporter of The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF). read more

news-image

SuperCycle 2016…Register Today

“Challenging”, “Amazing”, “Unique” and “Rewarding” are just a few of the ways SuperCyclists have described the Mercer SuperCycle adventure. When you sign up for Mercer SuperCycle you’re signing up for a truly memorable experience. read more