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A Healthy Chat for Brekky

25 Oct 2018

Former Brisbane Lions AFL star Alastair Lynch was the guest speaker at the inaugural “Refresh Breakfast” in July. A joint initiative by St Lukes Health and Clifford Craig Foundation, the intention of the business breakfast series is to focus on health initiatives and issues which are important to our region. Whilst Alastair spoke about his

A Great Day Out For The Ladies

Ladies Day Out 2018 was held recently at the Country Club and the event was a fantastic success and appreciated by the 250 plus attendees. Thank you for the wonderful feedback too…… here are a couple of lovely messages that we received. “Congratulations on organising a most successful function. The welcoming glass of sparkling wine,

Mamma Mia – What a Great Night

The 2018 Clifford Craig Charity Ball was held on Friday 11th May and a sell-out crowd enjoyed a memorable night, whilst raising valuable funds for research at the Launceston General Hospital. With an emphasis on food, wine, entertainment, great company and an important cause – the annual event was once again a very successful night.

Dupuytren’s Disease – Research Update

Dupuytren’s Disease has been described as “the most common crippling hand condition that most people have never heard of”, however, it is a common condition in the Australian and Tasmanian populations. The palm of the hand contains a deep layer of tissue called palmar fascia, which extends across the palm to the fingers. In patients

Research Scholarships Awarded

Thanks to the generous support of donors and sponsors, the Clifford Craig Foundation is able to facilitate important research program that contributes to providing the people of north and northwest Tasmania with the best possible healthcare. This year the Foundation has allocated funding of more than $600,000 for medical research. An important element of the