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Braemar Charitable Trust funds new Oximeters for Asthma and Respiratory Services Waikato

Asthma and Respiratory Services Waikato have two brand new Pulse Oximeters thanks to funding they received by the Braemar Charitable Trust. One Oximeter will be used in the clinic and the other in the community for home-based visits and will help to ensure the safety of all children Asthma and Respiratory Services Waikato see. Sheryl Long, Manager of Asthma and Respiratory Services Waikato thanked the Trust and advised that 'the Pulse Oximeters provides quick, real-time assessment of a child’s...

June 13, 2019

Braemar Charitable Trust funded Art Therapy workshops a big success at Waikato Hospital.

The Braemar Charitable Trust together with Arts for Health Community Trust, have been able to offer a professional art based experience for patients through weekly workshops being run in the Older Persons Orthopaedic Rehabilitation and Stroke Wards, at Waikato Hospital. The purpose of the art workshops is to provide an avenue for patients to access the arts for social interaction, participate in creativity, utilise the creative art as a healing therapy and to use the arts as a form of empowermen...

May 29, 2019

Outstanding Anaesthetic Technicians recognised by Bramar Charitable Trust

Each year at the Anaesthetic Technician Annual Conference and Awards in November, outstanding Anaesthetic Technicians from across New Zealand are recognised for their commitment to improving their practice and dedication to their profession. This year, the Braemar Charitable Trust is funding an additional prize, to acknowledge this commitment to excellence. Trust Manager Paula Baker said she is "delighted on behalf of the Braemar Charitable Trust to enable a worthy recipient to attend the annual...

May 1, 2019

Waikato Family Centre says "thanks" to the Braemar Charitable Trust

The Braemar Charitable Trust was delighted to be able to assist the Waikato Family Centre who for over 21 years, have provided professional, free, nursing based and integrated family health services to family/whanau with babies and toddlers, in Hamilton and the surrounding areas.  When the Waikato Family Centre approached the Braemar Charitable Trust to assist them to install a separate area and sink bench for parents and staff to manage breast milk, breast pumps, cleaning, autoclaving and ...

April 5, 2019

Trustee Prof Adam El Gamel Supports Innovative Heart Surgery in Malaysia

One of our Trustees and  Clinical Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Professor Adam El Gamel was in Malaysia last month helping other consultant cardiothoracic surgeons at the Cardiac Vascular Sentral Kuala Lumpur (CVSKL) Hospital with an innovative aortic surgery done for the first time in Malaysia or in fact Asia. The Waikato Cardiothoracic Unit are the leading centre in the southern hemisphere for this procedure called PEARS (Personalised External Aortic Root Support). Well do...

March 1, 2019

Congratulations Braemar Trustee Renae Smart - recognised as the Emerging Leader of the Year at Business Awards

Congratulations to Trustee Renae Smart, for being recognised as the “Emerging Leader of the Year” at the recent Waikato Business Awards. Braemar Charitable Trust are very proud of your achievement Renae and consider it is a well-deserved accolade in recognition of your outstanding leadership qualities and contribution to many businesses including governance of the Braemar Charitable Trust....

November 24, 2018

Braemar Charitable Trust funds Emergency Supplies for Asthma Waikato

The Braemar Charitable Trust was delighted to be able to provide funding to buy emergency supplies equipment including a Emergency Defibrillator, an hours training and a Full first aid kit for Asthama Waikato’s new premises. Asthma Waikato was formed in January 1973 by a group of parents with children who had asthma, with a view to supporting each other and others in the community who were also affected by the condition. Asthma Waikato covers the whole Waikato region and educates and supports ...

November 21, 2018

Hamilton's Arts for Health Community Studio sponsored by Braemar ÇharitableTrust

The Braemar Charitable Trust is proud to sponsor the “Braemar Charitable Trust Art Studio” at Arts for Health Community Trusts premises in Ward Park, Central Hamilton. The Braemar Charitable Trust studio, is the premium art studio space offer a working studio space and kitchenette that caters for up to 20 people. The Arts for Health Community Trust provides an inclusive service in a caring and supportive environment where participants can work at their own pace in a supportive environment to...

November 10, 2018

National Ostomy Society receives 2019 conference funding from Braemar Trust

The Braemar Charitable Trust are pleased to be able to assist the Waikato Ostomy Society with funding to assist with the costs of running the 2019 Ostomy Conference. The Trusts funding will be applied to the costs associated with enhancing the education and the support of the conference attendees. Ostomates are patients that have had surgery for Bowel Cancer, inflammatory Bowel disease or major accidents and some congenital defects in babies. They will all have a colostomy, urostomy or ileostomy...

October 27, 2018

New Art Initiative for Hospital Patients sponsored by Braemar Trust

PRESS RELEASEThe Braemar Charitable Trust and Arts for Health Community Trust.Patients in the Older Persons Rehabilitation wing are in for a treat while they recover in Waikato Hospital with the start of three new weekly Arts for Health Community Trust workshops. The art workshops are designed to utilise the creative arts as a healing therapy, increase social interactions and independence and to participate in a community rather than nurse lead activity.These workshops are only possible due to a...

October 3, 2018

Trust Manager Paula Baker attends 2018 Social Enterprise World Forum, Edinburgh.

As part of Braemar’s focus on excellence, Trust Manager Paula Baker attended the 2018 Social Enterprise World Forum in Edinburgh, Scotland in September. Key defining characteristics of a social enterprise include re-investing profits for social good, being based on principles of trade rather than aid, and having transparency and accountability of all aspects of the business. As one commentator explained “At the heart of a social enterprise is an innovative business idea as an answer to real ...

October 1, 2018

ParkRun says Thank You to Braemar Trust

ParkRun Cambridge and HamiltonParkRun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs throughout the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in. They are about inclusiveness and wellbeing, with the goal of having a ParkRun in every community. The Braemar Charitable Trust were approached by ParkRun Cambridge and Hamilton seeking support for the purchase of two Automated External Defibrillators and were very happy to support this great community based initiative as outline...

September 2, 2018

Whare Ora receives support from Braemar Trust

Whare Ora is a healthy homes initiative whose vision is to create safe, healthy, warm homes for Waikato children. The objective is to reduce Waikato’s avoidable child hospital admissions by focusing on those children who are most at risk.  The initiative offers practical solutions to address both structural and functional overcrowding, cold and damp homes, allergens, pests and safety - all issues that compromise an already vulnerable group of children. The Braemar Charitable Trust support...

July 5, 2018

Creative Arts Pilot to be sponsored by Braemar Trust

The Trust is pleased to be able to partner with Arts for Health Community Trust, a small community based organisation providing an avenue for people experiencing unwellness or wanting to maintain their wellness using the creative arts. The Braemar Charitable Trust is supporting Arts for Health with a pilot project that involves providing a group arts based service and activities for patients at Waikato Hospital, a service Arts for Health were forced to discontinue in 2016, due to financial limit...

June 2, 2018

Braemar Trust goes Pink for Waikato Breast Cancer Walk

Over the last four years the Braemar Charitable Trust has supported the annual Waikato Breast Cancer Research Trust “Pink Walk” with all funds raised enabling the Trust to continue its valuable work looking for new treatments to beat breast cancer....

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