CareFlight recently purchased a Macgrath MAC Training Video Laryngoscope, a piece of equipment which is vital to training doctors, nurses and paramedics in one of the most critical interventions their medical teams perform, airway management.
The new equipment was purchased for training in Sydney and the greater New South Wales region, after CareFlight received a recent grant from the Harcourts Foundation.
The equipment will allow CareFlight’s doctors, nurses and paramedics to learn the new techniques associated with video-laryngoscopy without compromising their ability to respond immediately to an emergency.
“Before applying for the grant, training was curtailed because it meant taking the operational equipment out of service,” said CareFlight’s, Andrea Phillips.
Airway management is one of the most critical interventions that can be performed on a patient at an accident scene or in transport as getting it wrong has the potential to kill the patient. However, the devices used in this …
Real estate agents and a huge group of supporters across Australia rallied together on Friday 8 May and walked a mile in high heels to help raise awareness of the issue of violence against women.
The Harcourts Foundation in conjunction with White Ribbon Australia held walks across Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia, Tasmania and South Australia to shed light on an issue that affects up to 1 in 5 Australian women.
The Harcourts Foundation National Coordinator Julia Eyles said she was moved that so many people showed their support, with almost eight hundred walkers joining the team on the day across Australia.
“This is an issue we are all very passionate about, it was so good to see that after five months of planning, so many chose to show their support and walk with us to shed light on an issue that affects so many”, said Mrs Eyles.…
The Harcourts Foundation, the charitable arm of real estate group Harcourts Western Australia, has partnered with the Fremantle Dockers Football Club and the West Australian newspaper to support The Dyslexia-SPELD Foundation of WA and The Mo, Evie and Otis Maslin Foundation in the Kick a Goal for Literacy promotion.
The Harcourts Foundation has pledged to donate $50 for every goal kicked by the Fremantle Dockers during the 2015 AFL football season.
At the end of the season, the total amount raised will be donated to Literary Services via The Mo, Evie and Otis Maslin Foundation and The Dyslexia-SPELD Foundation of WA.
Harcourts Western Australia CEO Paul Blakeley says the money raised will go a long way to supporting children with learning difficulties in Western Australia.
“The Kick a Goal for Literacy promotion has done a great job of raising awareness of the importance of early intervention for children struggling with …