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.
New Funding for Cancer Research
World Cancer Day (February 4) marked the announcement of funding for four new cancer research projects thanks to the generosity of guests and supporters of Flinders Foundation’s Pink Yellow Blue Enchanted Garden event.
Tour de Cure’s New Mission to Tackle Head and Neck Cancers
Pedal power is helping to re-shape the monitoring of head and neck cancers in a bid to improve care for patients, particularly those in rural and regional areas.
Ralph’s Legacy The Ralph Ernst Fellowship: Changing the Face of Survival in Prostate and Bladder Cancers
A generous man’s chance encounter with Flinders Medical Centre 35 years ago is now helping to change the future for men with prostate and bladder cancers.
Healthcare Heroes Find Ways to Smile with Patients
The wearing of face masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) by healthcare workers has become a way of life.
Flinders Foundation and Little Heroes Foundation team up for kids
Flinders Foundation and Little Heroes Foundation have teamed up to fund a new SmileyScope virtual reality (VR) device for children in the Allergy Clinic at Flinders Medical Centre.
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.