Working together to prevent, cure and care
That simple sentence sums up Flinders Foundation’s purpose – to work together with individuals and organisations in the community to support health and medical research and improve patient care across the Flinders medical precinct.
Together, we raise vital funds to support the leading clinicians and researchers across Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University to make medical discoveries and improve the care available to patients and their families.
Celebrating 10 years of the Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer
Flinders Foundation is celebrating 10 years of hope and healing at the Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer (FCIC).
Opened in 2012, the FCIC was South Australia’s first integrated cancer centre, combining world-class compassionate care and survivorship with groundbreaking prevention and early intervention research.
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Thanks to generous supporters, corporate partners and fundraisers in our community, new discoveries are being made across a range of diseases, illnesses and social issues and extra support is available to patients and their families across the Flinders medical precinct.
Take a look at our latest news below and read more about how we're all working together to prevent, cure and care.
Gaming Projector Brings Fun and Games to Kids at Flinders
Flinders’ young patients now have a welcome distraction from medical appointments thanks to a new interactive projector gaming console.
Sssshhhh… ‘Sound Ears’ protecting little ears
New noise monitoring devices in the Flinders Medical Centre Neonatal Unit are helping the tiniest babies to get more restful and peaceful sleep.
Renowned expert joins precision dosing research team
Thanks to the support of family, friends and the community, a courageous cancer fighter’s goal has been achieved.
Flinders Foundation Lottery 2022 winners
We are pleased to announce the following winners in the Flinders Foundation Lottery 2022.
Exciting trial for people with MND
A new Fellow, based at the Flinders Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Clinic, will oversee an exciting patient trial investigating the effectiveness of a drug combination used to treat HIV in slowing the progression of MND.
A silver lining: how friendship formed from cancer
“If you asked a woman in their 30s, or younger, ‘what do you know about breast cancer?’ They’ll say, ‘well the awareness month is in October and the colour is pink’. There is really not much more to it, so it was quite shocking.”
New scholarship improving prostate cancer outcomes
Thanks to the support of the community and The Masonic Charities Trust, a Dutch doctor has been awarded a new scholarship to boost prostate cancer research at Flinders and improve patient outcomes.
Laughter really is the best medicine
An Australian-first pilot program at Flinders Medical Centre is brightening up hospital stays for elderly patients - many of whom have dementia.