Skip to main content
Children's Oncology // Treatment rooms get brighter
Children's Oncology // Treatment rooms get brighter
2 June 2021

Blade, 6 years old, has been in and out of hospital treatment rooms for two years, but now thanks to Queensland Police Service, treatment rooms are giving him something to smile about. Over the past three years QPS, Townsville branch has raised $34,000 for the children’s oncology ward.  Clinical nurse, Jessica Loveday said this project has been two years in the making. “With COVID 19 and the panels being made in the UK it’s been a long wait. The rooms were very clinical an...

Read More

More of our Latest News

Are you keen to create Brighter Lives?
7 May 2021

Expressions of interest to join our volunteer board.  Brighter Lives Here For You Here For NQ – the Townsville Hospital Foundation – is the official charity partner of the Townsville Hospital and Health Service and we are seeking expressions of interest to join our volunteer board. If you are passionate about helping your community, have a keen interest in creating a brighter experience for healthcare, and are willing to commit your time, skills, and networks as a volunteer Boar...

Read More

Climb for a Cause raises $8,500
Climb for a Cause raises $8,500
5 May 2021

On April 24, brave members of the community abseiled 95 metres down Castle Hill in the rain to raise money for Brighter Lives Townsville Hospital Foundation. Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and Outer Limits Adventure Fitness organised this once-in-a-lifetime experience – an event that sold out in just 24 hours. The event was a huge undertaking with volunteers from both organisations contributing their time and experience. Firefighter Matthew Puncher walked the equivalent of 111 flig...

Read More

Mother's Day Raffle Winners
Mother's Day Raffle Winners
5 May 2021

 Thank you to everyone who supported our Mother’s Day raffle. Our ten winning tickets have been drawn and all winners contacted. Here are the winning tickets:  1st prize ticket 617 won by SK, 2nd prize ticket 1750 won by LB, 3rd prize ticket 16 won by SE, 4th prize ticket 778 won by JM, 5th prize ticket 140 won by JR, 6th prize ticket 1490 won by JP, 7th prize ticket 1262 won by VC, 8th prize ticket 130 won by JR, 9th prize ticket 1716 won by JR, 10th prize ticket 1053 won by EM....

Read More

Firefighters give our youngest little fighters a morning they'll never forget
Firefighters give our youngest little fighters a morning they'll never forget
15 April 2021

Firefighters give our youngest little fighters a morning they'll never forget. You could hear the laughs and gasps and see the massive smiles before you even saw the fire trucks parked at the Townsville University Hospital Friday morning. Our local legends, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services drove their favourite big red engines to the hospital to surprise the kids and their families in the children’s ward. Firefighter Hal Tucker organised the morning visit with Brighter...

Read More

Emergency Department gets the green light on Vesticam
Emergency Department gets the green light on Vesticam
30 March 2021

The emergency department gets the green light on Vesticam With the help of our wonderful community, the emergency department will be able to reduce the need for repeat movement tests with patients experiencing dizziness and or vertigo. Jenni Meehan, Allied Health Team Leader was ecstatic to hear they are receiving funding for a Vesticam. “When Brighter Lives told me, I was ecstatic they made my week, month, and year. We’ve never had access to this equipment, and it really is a one-of...

Read More

It's our big 5 Raffle Draw
It's our big 5 Raffle Draw
2 March 2021

It's our big 5 raffle draw!  Prize 1 - Ticket number 440. LT Prize 2 - Ticket number 149. DH Prize 3 - Ticket number 2650. AM Prize 4 - Ticket number 2910. SP Prize 5 - Ticket number 602.  DT Thank you so much for your support and congratulations to the winners.  Keep an eye out for our next raffle - Mothers Day raffle drawn on Monday 3 May. ...

Read More

Media Contact

For media enquiries please contact us on 0402 090 650 or 07 4433 1337.