Bunnings boosts cardiac

Bunnings boosts cardiac

The Bunnings community sausage sizzle is BACK!!! – Great News Cairns The smell of cooking sausages and onions will once again be a hallmark of a Bunnings shopping session. The Far North Queensland Hospital Foundation team is ecstatic the first Cairns fundraising...

It’s on!

IT’S ON! In a stunning chain of favourable events, the QSuper Cardiac Challenge has been confirmed for a September start. With the announcement that Cape York will be opened to visitors from July 10 and following compliance with government regulations, the green light...

Riders buy diagnostic tools

PATIENTS with heart disease throughout the Far North will be monitored with the latest technology, thanks to hundreds of cyclists riding to Cooktown in 2019. A paediatric cardiac ultrasound worth $93,000 and cardiac monitors worth $150,000 have been purchased with...

QSuper signs up

CYCLISTS in this year’s Cardiac Challenge will be supported by Queensland’s largest super fund. The Far North Queensland Hospital Foundation is announcing that the fundraising ride for 2020, has proudly partnered with QSuper. Foundation CEO Tony Williamson said, “It...

Cath lab opens!

People in Cairns now have even more cardiac care services after a new theatre was opened today thanks to investment from the Palaszczuk Government and the community. Health Minister Steven Miles, Member for Cairns Michael Healy, Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt and...

Toddler in his heart

Little Sophie Gwynne was a completely normal little 18-month-old on July 23, 2006. The day before she had a cold. The next day she died of two heart conditions no one could have foreseen. In a few weeks’ time her dad Mark will ride 330km to Cooktown in Sophie’s...