Countdown Kids Logo 2015
Countdown Kids Logo 2015
The 2016 Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal raised $104,070.00 for Waikids in this time.

 

The appeal now in its tenth year has raised more than $10 million for 14 hospitals across New Zealand.

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Our wish list for 2016

The face of Waikato’s 2016 Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal, Daniel Belcher

The face of Waikato’s 2016 Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal, Daniel Belcher

With the money raised in 2016, Waikids was able to purchase:

Ophthalmology Clinic

  • 1 x Optix Auto Refractor

Vision problems in young children can be difficult to detect. Unit will give instant notification as to whether glasses are / are not needed.

Waikids Clinic

  • 1 x Portable Blood Pressure Machine

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.

  • 1 x Accuvein Vein Finder

Locate difficult veins in patients, making it easier for Doctors to insert IV cannulas.

ENT Outpatients

  • 1 x ENT Fibrescope

Improved flexible fibrescope making it easier for Doctors to assess and diagnose babies and young children. Better quality picture and effective assessment.

Te Kuiti

  • 1 x Blanket Warmer

The blanket warmer unit is designed to provide quiet warmth for patients, allowing them to get the rest they need for recovery.

Taumarunui

  • 1 x Bladder Scanner

Portable 3D ultrasound scanner which is efficient, accurate and non-invasive. 

Thames & Tokoroa

  • 2 x MP 5 Monitor

Used for monitoring vital signs including heart rate, breathing rate, and blood pressure.

  • 2 x Auroscope & Ophthalmoscope

For the purpose of quickly and easily assessing children’s ears.

Thames Hospital

  • 3 x Pulse Oximeter

Allows for non-invasive monitoring of pulse and oxygen levels.

All Community Hospitals

  • 4 x Accuvein Vein Finder

Locate difficult veins in patients, making it easier to insert IV cannulas. 

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