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.
Join us at the Flinders Foundation Fun-tastic Kids Fun Fair.
Calling all past and present Flinders’ babies, kids and families!
You’re invited to join us at the Flinders Foundation Fun-tastic Kids Fun Fair! Celebrate and support Flinders’ Kids. Free games, activities and live entertainment. Amusement rides and food truck treats available for purchase or BYO picnic!
The Flinders Foundation Fun-tastic Kids Fun Fair is a chance for all past and present Flinders babies, children and families to reconnect, celebrate and support Flinders’ kids, and also acknowledge the incredible staff working across the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network.
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 research hopes to improve quality of life for South Australians impacted by cancer
South Australian researchers Dr Katia Ferrar and Dr Emma Kemp from Flinders University hope that their research will help to find better ways to support people impacted by cancer, at every stage of their cancer experience.
$1.1 million in research grants awarded for Southern Adelaide healthcare
Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN) researchers will share $1.1 million in grants, with two major South Australian charities combining to support 17 exciting new health and medical research projects.
Flinders Foundation Cabaret Cash Bonanza winners announced
Were you a winner at the cabaret?
Brett’s Hope for Brain Cancer Breakthrough
Three years ago, Dr Brett Stringer arrived at Flinders to work on an idea to help improve survival for patients with the deadliest form of brain cancer – glioblastoma.
The healing sounds of music
Thanks to the generosity of Flinders Foundation supporters and a CommBank Staff Foundation Community Grant, elderly and palliative patients, as well as those undergoing rehabilitation, have been being entertained, soothed and moved by a variety of visiting musicians through a new ‘Music Matters’ program.
Panthers roar with Flinders Foundation
An exciting partnership has been launched between South Adelaide Football Club and Flinders Foundation for the benefit of the Southern Adelaide community.
New PET scan hope for ‘tricky’ tumours
“Groundbreaking” work out of Flinders is aiming to help doctors visualise ‘tricky’ tumours not visible on PET scans to help them make important cancer treatment decisions.
2023 Flinders Foundation Health Seed Grant Round now open
Flinders Foundation, with support from Flinders University, is proud to open the 2023 Flinders Foundation Health Seed Grant Round supporting health and medical research.