Category: In The Media

“How She Healed Me” is now on Amazon – here is the Trailer!

I’ve been working on my memoir, ‘How She Healed Me’ for the past year, I’m SO excited the time has come to birth it into the world. This is my story, the past three years – if you’ve enjoyed my blogs then you will love this book. It WILL make you cry, but I promise…

“Healing Hana” Sunday Night, Channel 7 – Documentary Links

Just in case you missed us on TV recently, here are the links. We’ve been lucky to have a wonderful team follow and document our story with love and care over the past 6 months – here are the shows to date: Sunday March 13th 2016 https://au.news.yahoo.com/sunday-night/features/a/31073201/healing-hana-the-little-girl-who-cant-stop-gaining-weight/ Sunday March 27th 2016 https://au.news.yahoo.com/sunday-night/features/a/31181097/update-the-little-girl-who-cant-stop-gaining-weight/

Last Month’s TV (in case you missed it)

Just in case you missed us popping onto Channel 7’s Daily Edition,  I thought I’d put it here. Not that I’m biased or anything but how gorgeous does Hana look? Also, please note “Troll Doll”, a well kept relic from my own childhood, reclaimed by Hana on our visit to the UK. https://au.tv.yahoo.com/the-daily-edition/video/watch/29520301/little-girl-undergoes-lap-band-surgery/

The Price Young Brain Cancer Survivors pay for a Second Chance – Blog for “Cure Brain Cancer”

My daughter Hana is a brain cancer survivor, but her survival has come at a price. Every day I witness her suffering as she pays this price. Here is a piece I wrote about the cost of surviving paediatric brain cancer for the “Cure Brain Cancer Foundation.” ‘You can’t say that!’ My husband says, aghast.…

Hana’s Journey in the Media Recently…Links to Newspapers and Channel 7 News

Charlie Teo’s Foundation Cure Brain Cancer  (Charlie Teo is a famous Australian Neurosurgeon, by the way) launched a campaign recently to alert people to the fact that Brain Cancer is Australia’s biggest disease related child killer, yet Brain Cancer research only receives a tiny portion of Government research funds – only 3% (hang on, say WHAT??). I met Charlie…

Do Health Care Professionals have a Moral Obligation to get the Flu Shot?

The piece below was first published in a publication called “Connections” by the Australian College of Nursing (then the Royal College of Nursing). It is a fully referenced article that looks at whether Health Care workers should feel morally obliged to get a yearly flu shot in order to protect their patients. It is an…