At only 24, an unexpected virus reduced Bec Craven’s heart function to just 16%. While she waited for a transplant, Bec was kept alive by a mechanical heart. If it wasn’t for this technology, and the heart transplant team at The Prince Charles Hospital, Bec would not be here today. Please donate today, and help more people survive the agonising wait for a heart transplant.
Lungs in a Box? Pioneered right here at The Prince Charles Hospital, this amazing technology is keeping lungs alive and breathing while our surgeons prepare a patient for transplant – increasing the number of viable lungs by 400%! Our ‘Lung in a Box’ breakthrough saved the life of Mul Afa, a dedicated father of six, just moments before his own lungs disintegrated in his surgeon’s hands. Donate now and help us continue the search for better ways to treat and prevent lung disease.
Right now, over 400,000 Australians are living with dementia. It’s our second-biggest killer. Scarily, this number is expected to rise to over 1,000,000 in the next 40 years. That’s why The Prince Charles Hospital Dementia Research Team are researching methods of diagnosing this insidious disease before it takes hold. Help us stop dementia stealing precious memories by donating today.
Arthritis is the leading cause of disability and chronic pain, affecting 3.7 million Australians. Orthopaedic Research Group aims to improve the quality of life for patients. From surgical robots for hip and knee arthroplasty, to developing new treatments to prevent osteoarthritis, we are funding the hours that matter. Please donate today and help people living with chronic pain.