Breast Cancer Honour Banner

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Submit a photo of someone you love who's been affected by breast cancer

Support Local Breast Cancer Research to win FREE ice cream for three months*

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For all you ice-cream lovers, get ready to test your taste buds to WIN!

Health Heroes Week! Shout a Cup of Coffee

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Join us and say thank you to our doctors, nurses, public health teams, ambos, pathology workers, and health professionals, as well as support staff who help them do their jobs…

Rotary Club donates proceeds from Race Day to Health Heroes

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We're getting frocked for the races, are you? All to raise money for a good cause!
Paper Crane

Find Mindful Moments Making Origami Paper Cranes

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Register now for your FREE origami paper crane pack!
Caregiver, carer hand holding elder hand woman in hospice care. Philanthropy kindness to disabled concept.Public Service Recognition Week

What is West Moreton Care Connect?

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It gives community members access to local services that are unique to the West Moreton region, on top of national support service information.

Get to know Board Member, Margaret Cook

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Margaret is a strong believer in community and giving back, “I always try to do my bit in our community"
PARK2PARK Cap

Caps on for our Park2Park Fun Run!

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Guess what’s back? Our Park2Park Cap, but in black.
Glass of water with ice and a jug

How much water should I be drinking?

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Fast fact: not drinking enough water leads to dry skin and bad breath #DrinkUp

Meet Therapy Dog, Shade!

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Visiting the patients at the Hospital is the best part of her week!

Ready, steady, cook with Kids Kitchen

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Kids Kitchen is giving hands-on cooking experiences little chefs!
Young lady blowing starting horn for Park2Park

Run Park2Park Virtual Fun Run to support Virtual Healthcare

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Park2Park Virtual Fun Run is the fun run done anywhere, anytime

Top tips for a good night’s sleep

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Some simple habits that you can adopt to help you on the road to getting higher-quality ZZZ's

Keeping your mental health in check

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We've got some tip, tip, tip-a-roos to keep that mind happy and healthy
Kaye Basford standing beside a park

Sit down with Kaye Basford

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See what our Acting Board Chair gets up to on her weekends
young woman with her eyes closed looking like she's meditating

Three misconceptions about meditation

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Truth: Meditation is easier than you think.
two people drinking coffee at a coffee shop

Coffee Catch-ups: No better time to ask, R U OK?

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You don't need to be an expert to reach out - just a good friend and a great listener.
Paul de Jersey, Governor of Queensland

Governor of Queensland gives special thanks to Hero-Gram

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We received a very official Hero-gram from the Governor himself
Kaye Basford standing infront of a green background

Our Acting Chair speaks on her Queen’s Birthday Honour

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Congratulations, Kaye! Thanks for being part of our team.

The history of nursing and medicine at The Ipswich Hospital Museum

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Volunteer, Libby shares a little more history of our Hospital
Close up image of a lemon being squeezed onto a bowl of pasta

Healthy Home Cooking Emerges During Isolation

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Looks like we're getting our 2 & 5
Leanne Kemp and her pet Chicken

Queensland Chief Entrepreneur backs the Virtual Pet Parade

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A Pet Parade, but not as you know it to raise funds for Therapy Dogs in Hospitals
Libby the Volunteer

National Volunteer Week: Spotlight on Libby

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Meet Libby from our Hospital Museum Volunteer Team
Miriam

National Volunteer Week: Spotlight on Miriam

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Meet Miriam from our Hospital Volunteer Team
Sovanna & Co

National Volunteer Week: Spotlight on Sovanna

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Meet Sovanna from our Hospital Volunteer Team
Purdie

Pets can have a paws-itive effect on your health

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Help put more Therapy Dogs into our Hospitals
White Rock

6 Great Walks within 150 kms of Ipswich

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Make the most of this long weekend.

6 ideas for Mother’s Day in isolation

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No.1 Join our FREE Cooking Demo

Operation Education connects secondary students with vital tech

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We're connecting our community in more ways.
box jump

Get Fit At Home With Virtual Fit4Life

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Whether you’re continuing on your fitness journey or it’s only just beginning, there’s something for everyone.

Balance your Work & Life

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Put some more YOU time in your day!

Turn those blues to greens with indoor gardening

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If you need something new to focus on, why not give indoor gardening a go?
Rory, Poppy and Louie smile at the camera sitting next to a waterfall

10 year old Poppy says thanks to our health workers

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Little Poppy is saying thanks to everyone, including her Daddy!
Liz and Alyssa in the kitchen

Virtual Kids Kitchen

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Ready, Steady, Cook (all from home)!
computer safety

6 Top Tips for Staying Safe Online

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Think safe, click safe, be safe!
Holding a phone with social media apps

Reducing your screen-time online

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We’re socially distant, yet virtually connected on social media more than ever before… but are we overusing it?
Caring for others

Caring for chronic illness during COVID-19

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Thankfully, this pandemic doesn’t have to change the quality of care you receive.
Desk exercise with a leg extension

Get fit at your desk and seat

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If you're sitting all day long, it's time to boost your routine with these 7 fun exercises.

Staying safe and sane during isolation

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Ideas, tips, and activities to stay safe and sane during quarantine.
Desk Stretch

Take a break, end your aches (with a 3 minute stretch!)

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Here are 8 simple stretches that’ll help your body stay active, right at your desk.
Working from home

Work from home, the right way

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If your new desk is now a few steps away from your bed, have we got tips for you.
Bindarra Daycare use our sunscreen

We’ve pumped out 1660L of sunscreen over the last 3yrs

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We're protecting our community from the harmful effects of unprotected sun exposure whilst being active outdoors
Ipswich 100

We’ve partnered up for the cycle event of the year – Ipswich 100

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We've teamed up with Moggill – Mt Crosby Lions for Ipswich 100
Megan and Robert taking a boxercise class

Getting fit and having fun has never been easier for this couple

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 “I just wanted to be a little fitter and a little stronger, while having fun, so I gave Fit4Life a go”
Rethink the snag this summer

It’s time to rethink the Aussie snag this BBQ season

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The Aussie snag is being put under the grill this summer. With a few swaps, you're eating your way to better health!

Donate your containers & help us cash in

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Caps off to a greener way to donate to your local hospital foundation
Presents donated to Children's Ward

Santa visits sick kiddies at local hospital

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The jolly man in the red suit took some time out of his busy schedule to spread Christmas cheer. Read the full article from the Queensland Times online.
Lisa donating toys with Santa

Lisa’s found her new Christmas Charity

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As soon as Lisa knew we were taking gifts to the Children’s Ward for Christmas, Lisa had new toys to us within the hour - she didn’t elf around at…
Buy your tickets to Christmas Lights Run here

Christmas Lights Run 2019

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Missed out on the merriest 10km of the season? Here's your chance to grab your sneakers, download the map and run the lights.
Students from Peace Primary donating gifts to the sunshine ward

Young students fund raise for sick kids

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Portable DVD players are the newest editions to the Children's Ward with thanks to Peace Lutheran Primary School.
Celebrating our Volunteers

Celebrating our Volunteers

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When you stick over 100 happy Volunteers in a room, it makes your heart hurt
Bendigo Bank Donates TV

Bendigo Bank gives a little comfort (in the shape of a TV)

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“Being in hospital is never fun and I’m glad Bendigo Bank could help make it a little more comfortable"

Caring Better Together: Volunteer, Malcolm

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"It was a shock, to be honest, being nominated for the award, I was just doing my job."
Donate this Christmas to IHF

Make a difference this Christmas

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‘tis the season to be jolly, giving and creative. There's more than one way to give back this silly season!
Liz and Alyssa in the kitchen

Raising healthy habits

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Liz says to start healthy eating habits at an early age
Volunteers offer support at BreastScreen Qld

Support is on hand when you may worry

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You’ve received a call back to BreastScreen Queensland, you're fearing the worst, but our Volunteers are here!

$10 can bring a whole lotta love to sick kids

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West Moreton Anglican College Students sharing the love with Ipswich Hospital's smallest patients

Confidence, in the shape of a wig

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Feeling confident is just a wig away for cancer patients
Children learning to ride

Learning to ride never looked so fun

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These kids came in on training wheels and left without them & feeling more confident riding a bike

Donor Spotlight – Our local heroes

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Virtual reality goggles, iPads & baby carriers are just some of the new toys at Ipswich Hospital

Kid’s Kitchen – term 4!

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Hands-on cooking & nutrition classes for kids You’ve got books, pencils, pens and are busily covering school books but have you considered registering your children for the popular IHF Kid’s…

Bike4Life School Holiday Program

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CYCLE SAFELY COURSE Are your kids cycling safe? Enrol now for the school holiday Bike4Life Cycling Education Program (2-3 October) presented by Ipswich Hospital Foundation and Sekisui House. The 2-hour…

Unique opportunity to assist at IHF!

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Ipswich Hospital Foundation needs your help! If you enjoy chatting with people, being outdoors and feel passionate about Ipswich - this volunteer opportunity is for you! As Ipswich Showground Caravan…

Protein Balls

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Protein Balls For all of the below recipes, simply add all the ingredients into an electric mixer. Mix on high until all ingredients are combined, then roll into balls with…

Volunteers Care

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Volunteers Care Support is on hand when you need it You’ve received a call back to BreastScreen Ipswich Service and you are fearing the worst. Wondering what chemotherapy is like…

Ride to Work Day

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Ride to Work Day Date: Wednesday 27th March  Location: Darcy Doyle Place Ipswich Cost: Free Ride to Work Day encourages the community to ditch their cars and ride to work! …

Children in West Moreton are in good hands!

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Children in West Moreton are in good hands!  A team of paediatricians under the guide of Dr Ian Shellshear, winner of the 2018 West Moreton Health Interconnected Awards, are busy…

Does your diet require fortification? with Dee Taylor, Nutritionist

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Does your diet require fortification? with Dee Taylor, Nutritionist Fortification, by the addition of vitamins and minerals to foods, aims to reduce shortfalls in everyday dietary intakes. Some people purposely…

Fit4Life Changing for 2019

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Change is in the air! Ipswich Hospital Foundation Fit4Life Activities are enjoying some changes in 2019. Adjustments to classes, membership and venues will reward current IHF members and casual attendees…

Book Now For Kid’s Kitchen

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Book Now For Kid's Kitchen Hands-on cooking & nutrition classes for kids   You've got books, pencils, pens and are busily covering school books but have you considered registering your…

Volunteers Wrap Gifts At Redbank Plaza

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Gift Wrapping IHF Volunteers Gift Wrapping to better health!   Over the 2018 Christmas period IHF Volunteers prepared beautifully wrapped gifts at Redbank Plaza Shopping Centre so shoppers could shop…

Improving your Health

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Take a step forward with ‘My Health Record’ If you had to describe Bill Hardy’s passions, they would be fitness, health and travel. After retiring, the 70-year-old now runs over…
Park2Park Results for 2018

Park2Park Results

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Ipswich Hospital Foundation Park2Park results for 2018 are in. Brand new features, including stadium seating, healthy food options, GPS tracking and enhanced stage zone, were hard to miss at this…

Talkin’ it up for Mental Health

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Regional Youth Mental Health Forum 2018 More than 300 West Moreton youth came together on Thursday 26th July to talk it up about mental health to reduce the stigma around…

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