Supporting people in hospitals across South Australia through vital health and medical research and improved patient care.
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Supports research into the detection, management & treatment of breast cancer.
Funding research into prostate cancer prevention, detection & treatment.
Improving heart health through advances in knowledge & research to beat heart disease.
Our aim is to reduce & eliminate the high incidence of chronic kidney disease and diabetes.
Supports health and wellbeing research & programs for veterans, emergency service personnel and their families.
Driving collaboration, innovation & research to develop best-practice arts, design & health programs.
Supporting world-class stroke research to improve prevention, diagnosis & acute treatment to cure stroke.
Providing donor stool to treat patients with bowel conditions and foster research into faecal transplant as a treatment.
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The 100,000th baby has been born at the Lyell McEwin Hospital!
On Monday January 29th, baby Jaxon was welcomed into the world by his loving parents Kayla and Josh and his older sister Alyera at the LMH.
We’re proud to support research and patient care at the LMH and thrilled to celebrate this momentous milestone with Jaxon, his family and the wonderful staff at the LMH.
Pictured above is our Manager Donor Engagement at the LMH Morgan Pearse and Meredith Hobbs, Divisional Director Nursing & Midwifery, Women & Children’s Division, Northern Adelaide Local Health Network with Jaxon and his family. We were proud to provide young Jaxon and his family a gift to celebrate their milestone kindy donated by local businesses – a Personalised Teddy Bear from Personalised Teddy Bears, a baby gift box from Bundle + Twine and a new mum platter box from Amazing Grazers.
“We’re so thrilled to be involved in such an incredible milestone for the hospital and help welcome baby Jaxon into the world,” THRF Chief Executive Paul Flynn said.
“With the support of the THRF community, we’ll continue to ensure patients at the LMH receive the best care possible informed by the latest research and patient care projects.”
Cancer patients in the northern suburbs are benefiting from a new machine and therapy available at the Northern Adelaide Cancer Centre at Lyell McEwin Hospital, which reduces hair loss associated with chemotherapy by using scalp cooling. read more
Could an iron infusion improve the cardiovascular function of pregnant women? Research is set to find out! Young researcher Min (Susie) Kim has secured an Early Career Introduction to Research Fellowship in our inaugural grant round within the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network and will be researching the health impacts iron deficiency can have on a pregnant women’s cardiovascular function at the Lyell McEwin Hospital. read more
The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) has this week opened a Hub at the Lyell McEwin Hospital that will help discover cures for illnesses and improve care for local communities. read more
A new audiology booth is now open at the Lyell McEwin Hospital! The Hospital Research Foundation recently provided $90,000 for the purchase of a new world-class purpose built audiology booth for the Lyell McEwin Hospital for the first time! read more
Thanks to the generosity of local northern Commonwealth Bank branches, the Lyell McEwin Hospital’s (LMH) Cancer Centre will receive $30,000 through The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF). read more
Did you know that women who experience a complication during pregnancy have an increased risk of developing premature heart disease before the age of 55? read more
According to the World Health Organisation, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) will become the third leading cause of death worldwide by the year 2020. read more
To kick-start our exciting partnership with the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN), The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) has been able to provide $90,000 in funding for a dedicated purpose-built audiology booth for the Lyell McEwin Hospital (LMH) for the first time. read more
A new partnership between The Hospital Research Foundation and the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network will help drive philanthropic growth and support for medical research and improved patient care for the diverse northern communities of Adelaide. read more