Duchess of York to tour St Vincent's ICU in lead up to major fundraising campaign

Duchess of York to tour St Vincent's ICU in lead up to major fundraising campaign

20 Oct 2016

Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York arrived in Sydney this week to support a new fundraising campaign for the Intensive Care Unit at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney.  Today the Duchess will undertake a tour of this critical care ward, observe the life-saving work of doctors and nurses in the ICU and see first-hand the equipment that needs updating, including new critical care beds, bedside patient monitors and dialysis machines. 

St Vincent’s has a tradition of strong community support to provide state of the art equipment to support the Hospital’s reputation for unparalleled patient outcomes.

The following night, Friday 21 October, the Duchess will be Guest of Honour at the
St Vincent’s Curran Foundation’s Life Ball, where a $3.2 million fundraising campaign for equipment replacement program in the ICU will be officially launched. 


What: The Duchess of York will be available for doorstop interviews following her tour of ICU (pooled vision of the tour will be available).

When: 03:00 PM Thursday 20 October 2016

Where: Date: Thursday 20 October 2016 Time: 3.00pm Location: Front Entrance St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, 390 Victoria Street Darlinghurst

For more information contact David Faktor, Director of Media and Communications on 8382 2866 or leave a message in the form below.

 

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