An­nual ap­peal

Auckland City Harbour News - - News -

The In­ten­sive Care Foun­da­tion be­gins its an­nual ap­peal next week.

Money raised from the ap­peal goes to­wards life-sav­ing clin­i­cal re­search and ed­u­cat­ing health pro­fes­sion­als about in­ten­sive care.

In­ten­sive care teams look af­ter peo­ple who suf­fer ma­jor ill­nesses and in­juries in­clud­ing heart at­tacks, pneu­mo­nia, stroke, road ac­ci­dents, burns and or­gan trans­plants.

Foun­da­tion chair­man as­so­ci­ate pro­fes­sor Ge­orge Skowron­ski says sup­port­ing this re­search could be the dif­fer­ence be­tween life and death for many peo­ple.

Wristbands, keys tags and pens are avail­able for $2 at In­ten­sive Care Units and Jesters Pie Stores through­out New Zealand.

Do­na­tions can made by visit­ing­ten­sive­careap­ or phon­ing 0900-707-707 to make a $20 do­na­tion.

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