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Photograph: Directions Health CEO, Bronwyn Hendry (Left) and John James Foundation CEO, Joe Roff, at the launch of Directions Health extended outreach services.

Indigenous Allied Health Professional Development and Study Scholarships

Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) is the national Indigenous allied health peak body. The organisation obtains funding for scholarships to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health graduates and students to attend two…

Leukaemia Foundation solar installation

Today marks the launch of an installation of a 11.88kW solar PV system, 2 LG Chem batteries and Reposit energy management technologies on the Leukaemia Foundation building, ACT.  

Canberra team delivers first ever oncology unit to Solomon Islands

Dr Nalini Pati remembers seeing a young woman at the National Referral Hospital in Honiara having difficulty breathing because her lymph node had swollen to such a size it was restricting her airway.

Australia pledges continuous support for high quality doctors

Australia and Solomon Islands have confirmed their commitment to ensure that Solomon Islanders have access to high quality trained doctors.

Australian first Palliative care option planned for Canberra

Most of us would like to die at home, very few of us do. The stark facts are that 86 per cent of Australians will spend the days and weeks before their death in a hospital ward or residential care. But Palliative Care ACT is developing an Australian-first…

John James Foundation Says it can now double cash it distributes

The chief executive officer of the John James Foundation says the sale of the hospital has doubled the pool of cash it can distribute to Canberra organisations and expects to donate $500,000 this year.

Anger as Foundation sells John James Hospital properties

Calvary John James Hospital buildings have been sold for more than $100 million,  in a move the hospital's foundation says will allow it to invest more in the community. But one of the hospital's founders is angry at a lack of consulation…

A sale to go down in history

The John James Foundation has sold the properties that comprise the John James Healthcare campus. With the Foundations asset base almost exclusively being held in the ownership of land and buildings of the John James Healthcare Campus, the…

John James Foundation passes the ball to Joe Roff

Former Wallabies and Brumbies player, Joe Roff, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the John James Foundation.  In August 2017, he will replace Phil Greenwood who is retiring after 7 years in the role and 20 years of leadership…