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

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WaterWipes is proud to launch the Pure Foundation Fund, a new bursary scheme which recognises the incredible work of all the healthcare professionals involved in bringing new life into the world.

Nominations are now open!

If you are a healthcare professional 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-pregnancy journey.

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 healthcare professionals are involved in the pregnancy, birth and post-natal journey; including midwives, doctors, nurses, surgeons, anaesthetists, obstetricians, neonatal professionals and health visitors. 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, make the c-section incision, and comfort a premature baby. These are the hands that bring so many lives into the world, yet often remain anonymous. That is why WaterWipes want to recognise and celebrate the incredible work maternity and neonatal healthcare professionals do every day – to put faces and names to these hands and to tell the remarkable stories of the lives they have touched.

The grant comprises of:

  • USD 2000 for their department to improve the care of parents and babies. For example, purchase equipment, provide resources for parents, fund training, improve practice / care or support further research relating to pregnancy, baby care and neonatal care.

  • A WaterWipes Pure Foundation Fund plaque

How to enter

WaterWipes is encouraging healthcare professionals to nominate both themselves and their colleagues. Complete a nomination form and submit a 400-600-word / 4000 character max statement summarising your / your nominee’s story, initiative or research project. WaterWipes is looking for entries that are moving and inspiring. Please begin your entry with ‘These are the hands...’

Nominations are now open and the deadline for entries is 6th December 2020. The winner will be contacted via their professional organization and asked if they wish to participate if they have been nominated.

For any further information about the fund, or questions regarding the application process, please contact [email protected] or see the full terms and conditions.

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About WaterWipes

WaterWipes, the world’s purest baby wipes, are a non-medicated baby wipe that contain just two ingredients, 99.9% high purity 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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