Associate Professor Dr Gordon Thomas, Department Head of Surgery at The Children's Hospital at Westmead explains the importance of community support and showcases the ultrasound machine that was purchased using Leaping Livers Lapping the Lagoon funds.
How your money could help the Liver Transplant Unit at The Children's Hospital at Westmead
$50 could provide a family care package including coffees, toiletries and household basics at time of their child’s transplant
$3,000 could provide educational material on childhood liver disease and transplantation for children and their families
$5,000 could provide occupational therapy equipment to help a baby with chronic liver disease meet their milestones
$10,000 could provide funding for 4 hours of Music Therapy each week across the year to help our patients with all aspects of their experience in hospital
$20,000 could provide funds for the refurbishment of the Liver Transplant Playroom providing a sanctuary during hospital admissions
$30,000 could help establish a Liver Transplant Camp giving children the opportunity to bond with other children with a similar condition
$60,000 could provide vital funds for surgical instruments for our transplant surgeons to use during Liver transplant surgery.