WaterWipes launch the Pure Foundation Fund. Nominations are now open!

4 minutes

15/10/2020

a midwife and a baby

WaterWipes is proud to launch Pure Foundation Fund, a new bursary scheme in the Australasia, which recognises the incredible work of all healthcare professionals involved in the pregnancy, birth and post-natal journey.

Nominations are now open!

If you are a healthcare professional working in Australia and New Zealand and would like to nominate yourself or a colleague, read more below. If you are a new or expectant parent, you can also nominate a healthcare professional involved in your pre or post-birth journey here.

The COVID-19 health crisis has highlighted the importance of human connection. The pandemic has opened people’s eyes to the dedication of our healthcare heroes who have gone above and beyond to provide support, compassion and care for others.

A whole host of nurses, midwives and healthcare professionals are involved in the pregnancy, birth and post-natal journey. These are the hands that touch the lives of expectant and new parents, both physically and emotionally. From the first scans and antenatal care; to the hands that deliver the baby, care for a premature baby and support parents and newborns when they leave the hospital. These are the hands that bring so many lives into the world. That is why WaterWipes want to recognise and celebrate the incredible work of these professionals – to put faces and names to these hands and to tell the remarkable stories of the lives they have touched.

Two winners will receive:

• A fund of $5,000 for their department to improve the care of parents and babies

• A WaterWipes Pure Foundation Fund plaque

How to enter

WaterWipes is encouraging healthcare professionals involved in the pregnancy, birth and post-natal journey to nominate themselves and/or their colleagues for the scheme.

As part of your nomination form, you will be required to submit a statement up to 600 words summarising your / your nominee’s story, initiative or research project. WaterWipes is looking for entries that are moving and inspiring.

If you would like to enter or nominate healthcare professional in Australia, please complete an AU entry form. If you would like to enter or nominate a healthcare professional in New Zealand, please complete an NZ entry form

Nominations for both the Australia and New Zealand schemes are now open and the deadline for submitting entries is the 23rd November 2020.

Terms and conditions apply.

About WaterWipes

WaterWipes, the world’s purest baby wipes, are a non-medicated baby wipe that contains just two ingredients, 99.9% purified water and a drop of fruit extract. They provide safe cleansing for the most delicate newborn skin, whilst offering the convenience of a wipe. They have been validated by the Skin Health Alliance as being ‘purer than cotton wool and water’ and are so gentle they can be used on premature babies.

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