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Latest news on the John James Foundation.

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

COMMUNITY FUNDING RECIPIENT: SHARING PLACES

Canberra disability service organisation Sharing Places, established more than 28 years ago, is a first time recipient of the Foundation’s Community Health Program funding in 2017. The $20,000 grant will assist Sharing Places continue to…

JOHN JAMES VILLAGE AWARD WINNING ACHIEVEMENT

The Foundation’s signature project, John James Village, officially opened in August 2016 and is now operating at full capacity to provide much-needed respite accommodation for people with blood cancer and related illnesses, their families…

JJF Travelling Fellowship of Medical Oncology

The Foundation welcomes the recipient of a new Travelling Fellowship of Medical Oncology, Dr Andrew Soma, from the Solomon Islands’ National Referral Hospital, Honiara. Dr Soma met the Solomon’s High Commissioner in Australia, His Excellency…

Thank You wall highlights community support

The ‘thank you’ wall at John James Village showcases the many local Canberra trades and businesses that supported construction of the Village with direct donations, in-kind and pro bono services. The wall, in the main administration building,…

Clinical Placements Program

Each year the John James Foundation hosts a group of final year medical students from James Cook University, Qld, as part of the Specialist Elective (Clinical Placements) Program. The 10-week program exposes students to a broad range of medical…