CFK has given a $20,000 donation to Ronald McDonald House (RMH). The donation has been used to buy industrial washing machines and dryers for both Houses on Melbourne Street. This equipment will be used by numerous families who use the services of RMH due to the long-term illnesses of their children. CFK members have been among the families who use RMH. CFK previously assisted RMH to fully update three rooms in one of the Houses in 2014. Information about RMH Adelaide can be found at Ronald McDonald House.
The second APS/APRA/CFK Clinical Research Grant recipient will be announced in a few weeks in March. This is a $30,000 grant awarded to a clinical researcher to support research exploring various aspects of paediatric pain management – studies that will ultimately lead to improving health outcomes for children. Last year’s recipient is completing her study and will present her report at the Australian Pain Society National Conference in Sydney later this year to over 1,000 members of the Australian Pain Society.