The appeal now in its tenth year has raised more than $10 million for 14 hospitals across New Zealand.
With the money raised in 2016, Waikids was able to purchase:
Vision problems in young children can be difficult to detect. Unit will give instant notification as to whether glasses are / are not needed.
Checking blood pressure in paediatric patients having treatment for Cancer, Haemophilia, Metabolic disorders, food challenges and sedation. Reliable, easy to use vital signs monitor. Speed, accuracy and mobility allow information to be collected at point of care.
Locate difficult veins in patients, making it easier for Doctors to insert IV cannulas.
Improved flexible fibrescope making it easier for Doctors to assess and diagnose babies and young children. Better quality picture and effective assessment.
The blanket warmer unit is designed to provide quiet warmth for patients, allowing them to get the rest they need for recovery.
Portable 3D ultrasound scanner which is efficient, accurate and non-invasive.
Used for monitoring vital signs including heart rate, breathing rate, and blood pressure.
For the purpose of quickly and easily assessing children’s ears.
Allows for non-invasive monitoring of pulse and oxygen levels.
Locate difficult veins in patients, making it easier to insert IV cannulas.