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Continuing Successful Bowel Cancer Research

Thanks to previous support of The Repat Foundation – The Road Home, passionate bowel cancer researcher Dr Erin Symonds has been able to secure funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to continue her life-changing bowel cancer research. read more

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Quilt Raffle

Margaret Rogers, the wife of a Vietnam Veteran has kindly donated a beautiful embroidered quilt, which took her approximately 6 months to complete and can only be “described as a labour of love.” With an estimated value of $2,900, this beautiful quilt is now up for grabs in our Infinity Quilt Raffle! 100% of proceeds from the raffle will be directed to research projects for injured veterans and their families. read more

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Using Art Therapy To Cope With Trauma

The Road Home – The Repat Foundation (TRH) recently won a grant to deliver Art Therapy in Ward 17, Veteran’s Mental Health and Rehabilitation Unit (VMHRU). Through the Sisters of Charity generous grant we are now able to employ Karin Foxwell one day a week to facilitate this valuable work as an adjunct therapy. read more

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2016 TelethonSA Distinctive Home and Land Lottery

Homes at Playford Alive! Just $10 will have you in the running to win this fabulous home, complete with furniture from Taste Furniture, valued at over $400,000 or $250,000 cash! You will also be in the running for the second prize of $10,000 cash and, if you buy a book of six tickets for $50, you will be in with a chance to win the book buyer’s prize of $5,000 cash. Licence No. M13145 read more

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A Thank You to Friends

As a small and dedicated band of volunteers, the Friends of the Repat Hospital consistently rise to the occasion to support the services provided by the Repatriation General Hospital (RGH). read more

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Uplifting Patients with Music

The Repat Foundation – The Road Home’s Music in the Wards Program is a significant part of the clinical setting at the Repatriation General Hospital (RGH) aiding the healing process for patients. We caught up with Michael Nietz, Clinical Services Coordinator from the RGH’s Ward 1 Geriatric Evaluation and Management Unit (GEM) to find out about the importance of this program in his area of work. read more

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Research Brings New Hope for Prostate Cancer Treatment

In 2016, it is estimated that 18,138 males will be diagnosed with prostate cancer.* This includes many of the men who serve to protect our country – our defence force, emergency first responders and veterans. Medical Oncologist Dr Ganessan Kichenadasse, who is based at Repatriation General Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre, is determined to play his part in the fight against the devastating disease. read more

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Advocating for the Invisible Wounds of Service

Father of two and Veteran Mark Reidy is passionate about increasing advocacy and supporting research into the invisible wounds of service that touch the lives of the men and women that put themselves in harm’s way to protect us. Like you, he wants to see change so they can get the help they so desperately need. Research will help make this happen and we’re so grateful for your support and people like Mark, who are helping to drive action. read more

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A Passionate Patron

Known for his highly successful AFL football and media career, our Patron Graham Cornes OAM is committed to helping us drive action into improving the health and wellbeing of those who put themselves in harm’s way to protect us. read more

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A Helping Hand Making Magic Happen

Your support of The Repat Foundation – The Road Home not only provides essential funding for research into the conditions that affect our nation’s heroes, it also is being used to help patients at the Repatriation General Hospital (RGH) on their road home to recovery. read more