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Patient support program doubles this year with support from the Liverpool Catholic Club

Our attendance at the recent BLOOD Conference was a runaway success. How do we know? Because since then, we have built new relationships with many social workers across several new hospitals, and the number of families who have asked us…

January 23, 2023
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    Update on Phoebe & Caitlin, two of our nursing scholarship recipients

    Caitlin Mulcahy has been busy lately juggling a hectic worklife, studying and getting married! As a recipient of Arrow’s Professor Geoffrey Driscoll nursing scholarship, Caitlin has recently completed her Graduate Certificate of Cancer Nursing. A thirst for knowledge and a…

    August 20, 2022
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    GAMBIT medical research program

    The GAMBIT medical research program being undertaken by the Blood Stem Cell and Cancer Research Unit at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, is the largest study of it’s kind.  A population-based study of blood mutations in Australian adults GAMBIT researches the…

    August 19, 2022
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    Liverpool Catholic Club supporting medical research for over six years.

    Thank you to long term supporters Liverpool Catholic Club who have donated an amazing $70,000 to the Arrow Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation. Liverpool Catholic Club have been supporting Arrow for over six years. This recent donation brings their total contribution…

    August 10, 2022
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    James Kirby Foundation grant of $10,000

    Thanks to the James Kirby Foundation for their grant of $10,000 to our patient support program. This grant will be used to help bone marrow and stem cell patients with emergency funding whilst they are receiving their transplant. Covering such…

    June 17, 2022
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    Map the way: New cannula machine donated to St Vincent’s Hospital

    Arrow has donated a cannula machine to St Vincent’s Hospital to reduce the stress and anxiety of receiving a cannulation. This new ultrasound machine helps nurses find a patient’s vein and get the intravenous cannula in on the first go. …

    June 10, 2022
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    Tender Loving Chair

    Patients at St Vincent’s Hospital will enjoy greater comfort thanks to Arrow’s donation of a brand new tender loving chair. This specialised care chair for patients on the haematology and bone marrow transplant (BMT) ward has electronically adjustable height, back…

    June 3, 2022
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    Meet Danielle Lian, recipient of the Professor Driscoll Scholarship for nursing

    Congratulations to Danielle Lian, the latest recipient of the Arrow Graduate Certificate of Cancer Nursing scholarship.  Described as a future leader in cancer care, Danielle works at the day oncology and infusion centre at Cabrini Malvern Victoria. Danielle’s nurse manager…

    May 5, 2022
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    Hawkesbury Canoe Classic PhD Scholar 2022 Ritika Saxena in the research laboratory
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    Hawkesbury Canoe Classic PhD Scholar 2022

    Introducing Ritika Saxena, the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic PhD Scholar for 2022! Ritika Saxena has been awarded this year’s Hawkesbury Canoe Classic PhD scholarship for her stem cell research project aiming to help patients with blood cancers or bone marrow failure….

    April 29, 2022
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    Sophie and Hailey

    Sophie and Hailey are identical twins and the best of friends. Both diagnosed with an inherited immune deficiency at three years of age, the girls have faced significant health challenges throughout their nine years of life. The biggest challenge of…

    April 1, 2022
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    Barrie takes us back

    The inaugural meeting of what was then known as the Australian Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation (ABMTF) was held on 25 February 1987. Some 35 years later, we talk to one of Arrow’s founding members Barrie Beck, who underwent a bone…

    March 30, 2022
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    St Vincent’s BMT & Haematology Ward is hiring

    St Vincents Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant and Haematology department are looking for highly motivated and skilled registered nurses to join their committed and caring team. Working on the specialised Xavier 9 South ward, this role provides you with the opportunity…

    March 21, 2022
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    Leukathon 2021

    Meet Luke Chapman, or Chappo, as he is better known by his mates. Luke had his life turned upside down in 2020 when he was diagnosed with leukaemia, going from diagnosis to treatment in just a matter of days. Being…

    March 15, 2022
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