Entries by Carma Levene

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$20K Nursing Research Grant Awarded To Help Patients Spot Signs Of Sepsis

Can you identify a sepsis symptom? A new nursing research project at Royal Perth Hospital is aiming to help more patients spot the signs of this life-threatening condition which accounted for 19.7% of all global deaths in 2017. RPH Emergency Department Nurse Jonathon ‘Jono’ Burcham received the Doreen McCarthy Nursing Research Grant ($20,000) to study […]

Lifetime Achievement Honour Awarded

Lifetime Achievement Honour Awarded Professor Gavin Leslie was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Honour Awards at the WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards announced recently. Gavin was honoured for the significant impact he has made to the nursing and midwifery professions on a local, national and international level. Gavin has worked in critical care for almost […]

Inaugural RPH Nursing Research Cape to Cape Walk a Huge Success!

Inaugural RPH Nursing Research Cape to Cape Walk a Huge Success! A major fundraiser to support the nursing research at Royal Perth and Bentley Hospitals was undertaken on the 13-15 May 2021. Nine staff members and their partners undertook a 3 day Cape to Cape Walk. With stunning scenery,  great company, luxurious accommodation and sensational […]

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Grant Funding Received for a RPH Nurse Led Glaucoma Assessment Clinic Project

Grant Funding Received for a RPH Nurse Led Glaucoma Assessment Clinic Project The WA Nurses Memorial Charitable Trust has awarded $14,960 to Jeanne Young, Lauren Entwistle, Jean-Louis DeSousa, Meredyth Haigh, Fiona MacDonald, Kim Hill to evaluate a Nurse Led Glaucoma Assessment Clinic Project. Glaucoma is a serious, irreversible optic neuropathy that can result in permanent loss […]

Apply Now For A $15k Research Grant

Royal Perth Hospital Nursing Research Foundation is providing grants to a total of $15,000 for financial assistance to nurses working in or with the Royal Perth Bentley Group pursuing research projects in 2021/2022. The research projects should aim to advance nursing knowledge and improve patient care. The Foundation encourages new researcher to apply. To receive […]

Winners Are Grinners, Thanks to Paywise Salary Packaging

Thank you to everyone who bought tickets in our NRF raffle for your support in making it such a success! Judi Gardner from Paywise Salary Packing (pictured below) drew the winning tickets today – which is only fitting, as it was Paywise who generously donated the 128GB 8th gen iPad as our major prize. 1st […]

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Remote Monitoring of Critically Ill Patients Project (RMCIP) Research Grant

Remote Monitoring of Critically ill Patients Project (RMCIP) Congratulations to Mr Timothy Leen, Ms Kylie Fawcett, Ms Jeanne Young, Dr Heather Kidd, Dr Timothy Bowles, Ms Katie Khoury who were awarded a $137,323 Clinical Simulation and Training Research Grant. The research funding from the Department of Health in conjunction with the WA Simulation in Healthcare […]