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 Torie Finnane Foundation

for women & babies
About

What We Do

The Torie Finnane Foundation (TFF) endeavours to improve maternity services in regional New South Wales through the provision of professional development opportunities, and by assisting with the purchase of much needed equipment.

TFF strives to provide opportunities for regionally based Midwives, Nurses and Special Care Nursery staff to undertake further training programs/courses and exchanges with metropolitan, tertiary hospitals to further develop their skills. These skills will then be brought back where they will be utilised in the regional hospital, thereby improving regional maternity services which will be greatly beneficial to the community.

In addition to the professional development of staff and provision of equipment, the TFF objectives are:

 

  • To reduce the instances of mothers being transferred to larger hospitals if they are having a high-risk birth.

  • To reduce the instances of newborn babies being transferred to larger hospitals if they are having complications post-delivery.

  • To allow babies to discharge earlier from metropolitan hospitals due to a higher level of care being provided in the regional hospital. This will allow the baby to return to its community, closer to family and thereby reduce some of the stresses experienced by families during this time.

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Torie's Story

Board of Directors

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Liam Finnane
Chairman
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Geoff O'Hare
Co-Chair & Secretary
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Caddie O'Hare
Director
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Prudence Tynan-Davey
Director
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Sam Bacigalupo
Treasurer

Founding Committee

Anna Elder

Ciaran Finnane

Harriett Joseph

Polly Rhydderch

Sally Dowling

Shamus Shepherd

Tim Ireson

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