Special Care Nursery
The special care nursery sees one-third of the babies born.
Vital Equipment Purchases
The Our Kids organisation has purchased more than 1.8 million dollars of vital equipment.
$25,000 worth of equipment is purchased biennially
Our Kids, more formally known as the Northern Rivers Children's Health Fund, was founded in 2001 by Dr Chris Ingall.
Our Kids aims to improve the health services for children in the Northern Rivers area by purchasing paediatric equipment for the Lismore Base Hospital and the surrounding Northern Rivers hospitals, including Lismore, Tweed and Grafton hospitals.
Through the generosity of our community, Our Kids has purchased $2 million+ worth of paediatric equipment for our local hospitals.
This equipment benefits our community by helping kids stay local when needing medical care.
If you would like to make a difference to sick kids in Lismore and the surrounding region, please donate or contact Our Kids today.
Thank you for helping us help our kids!
Meet some of Our Kids
Tahlia was admitted to the Children's Ward earlier this year. She required surgery and since then has done exceptionally well.
Nash is a delightful two year old who has needed nasogastric feeds to thrive. He has spent many weeks of his life in the Children's Ward, and hopefully will have his tube out in the near future.
She is as bright as a cricket! Harvie has been struggling with chestiness, one bug after another and cow's milk protein allergy. She has certainly got to know the Children's Ward staff here in Lismore. She is doing really well.