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THANK YOU AFTERNOON TEA

THANK YOU AFTERNOON TEA

On Friday 14 December 2018, The Baird Institute celebrated the support of our donors with an afternoon tea and a tour of the Hybrid Theatre, the state-of-the-art research facility at the Charles Perkins Centre (CPC) in Sydney University.  Along with many of our valued...

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WHAT MAKES A SUCCESSFUL NURSES EDUCATION CONFERENCE?

 2ND HEART AND LUNG SURGERY NURSES EDUCATION CONFERENCE  CONNECTED CARE    What makes a successful education conference? This question occupied us during months of planning leading up to The Baird Institute’s 2nd Nurses Education Conference, held on 15 September,...

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AT THE CUTTING EDGE OF SURGICAL INNOVATION

The Baird Institute is excited to announce the funding of and collaboration with Vantari VR in building a Virtual Reality (VR) tool for surgical planning.The focus is on improving efficiency and outcomes for patients and is the first of its kind globally to be built...

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RODNEY MERRETT, FIRST NSW OPEN HEART SURGERY PATIENT

A Heartfelt thanks for surgery 60 years ago   Rod Merrett was the first person in NSW to have had open heart surgery using the new American heart-lung machine.  Rod was operated on at RPA Hospital in 1957 by visiting surgeons from Johns Hopkins Hospital in the USA, he...

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DINNER DANCE FUNDRAISER 2018

Put it in your diary ... DINNER DANCE FUNDRAISER Mollymoook Surf Club 6.30pm Sat 24th February, 2018 ALL FUNDS RAISED WILL GO TO THE BAIRD INSTITUTE Special guest speaker; Prof Paul Bannon Dance to the Dave Price Rock 'n' Roll Band Tickets $85 pp (includes catering...

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HEART TO HEART NEWSLETTER

  Welcome back to our revamped “Heart to Heart” newsletter. Heart to Heart will be published twice a year with the aim being to keep you updated on all that is happening in research and training at The Baird Institute.   2017 has been a big year! In May, we...

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COCKTAILS & CONVERSATION 2017

The Baird Institute’s Christmas ' "Cocktails and Conversation" was held on Thursday 30 November,  2017 at the Woolloomooloo Bay Hotel. (Left to right)  Monica Attard,  Rodney Merrett, Norman Kroehnert, Jo Dean and brothers Jake & Jason Rance, explaining what...

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“THE BEST SURGEON WILL EVENTUALLY BE A ROBOT”

Professor Michael Wilson of The Baird Institute, recently spoke to Matt Peacock of the ABC's 7.30 Report. The revolution in robotics and artificial intelligence has made its way into surgery. Patients needing coronary artery bypasses would normally require open heart...

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COCKTAILS AND CONVERSATION

THE BAIRD INSTITUTE'S ANNUAL 'COCKTAILS & CONVERSATION' WAS HELD ON DECEMBER 7, 2016 AT THE WOOLLOOMOOLOO BAY HOTEL, SYDNEY. For more details from the evening, including photos, please view the follow-up news item here: A YEAR OF ACHIEVEMENTS...

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BLACKMORE’S SYDNEY RUNNING FESTIVAL 2016

BLACKMORE'S BRIDGE RUN - PART OF THE SYDNEY RUNNING FESTIVAL 2016 Our regular readers may remember when we wrote some years ago about Steve Suttor and his amazing determination to walk the Kokoda Track in PNG for The Baird Institute. Steve achieved his goal back in...

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MORNING TEA AT VAUCLUSE HOUSE

OVER 80 OF OUR GENEROUS DONORS JOINED PROFESSOR PAUL BANNON AND THE BAIRD INSTITUTE TEAM FOR MORNING TEA AT VAUCLUSE HOUSE.   Our Donor Morning Tea was held at Vaucluse House Tea Rooms on Thursday, 12 May 2016.  Over 80 guests attended - most of whom have...

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INAUGURAL CARDIAC NURSES EDUCATION CONFERENCE

INAUGURAL CARDIAC NURSES EDUCATION CONFERENCE The Baird Institute’s first Cardiac Nurses Education Day focused upon the surgical care of patients requiring cardiac intervention with four rotating workshops to enable small group learning in conjunction with...

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THE BAIRD INSTITUTE AND INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES

THE BAIRD INSTITUTE AND INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is an overarching term used to describe a group of diseases that affect both the heart and blood vessels. The most common forms affecting Australians is coronary artery disease (which includes...

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LAUNCH OF THE KENYAN FELLOWSHIP

The Kenyan Cardiothoracic Surgical Trainee Fellowship was launched at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Reunion Week, 2-4 September 2015.hin Nairobi and Kenya. The fellowship aims to raise funds for an ongoing rolling fellowship to support a 2 year registrar placement...

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