Tamworth to Receive Its Own Breast Care Nurse

Tamworth is set to receive its first McGrath Breast Care Nurse, following an announcement from the McGrath Foundation and the Hunter New England Local Health District. President and Co-Founder of the Foundation, Glenn McGrath, was …

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Breast Care Nurses Recognised for Their Contribution

The McGrath Foundation is thrilled to announce that two of our nurses have been recognised for their invaluable contributions to their communities in the 2017 Australia Day awards. Canberra’s metastatic McGrath Breast Care Nurse, Kerryn …

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Government Announces Continued Funding

Today our CEO, Petra Buchanan, has joined Prime Minister Turnbull in Hobart for the announcement that the Federal Government will renew its four-year funding of Commonwealth McGrath Breast Care Nurses. Petra said, ‘We are so …

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15% of Aussie Women Understand Breast Health

The first ever annual McGrath Breast Health Index, which measures levels of what is being termed ‘breastpertise’ among women in Australia, was released today. Breastpertise refers to four criteria comprising breast health understanding: awareness, confidence …

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McGrath Nurse Nominated for Pride of Australia Medal

The McGrath Foundation is thrilled to announce Bankstown’s McGrath Kumho Tyre Breast Care Nurse, Pharmila Sapkota, has been nominated for the Pride of Australia Medal. Moved by her dedication and commitment, James Taylor ‘ a …

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Pink Tractor Funds a Breast Care Nurse

Not many people can say their role is funded by a pink tractor ‘ but thanks to the efforts of Mudgee real estate agent, Hugh Bateman, who embarked on a Pink Tractor Trek across NSW …

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Bingo Industries Raise Over $150,000

Sydney-based waste management company and McGrath Foundation corporate partner, Bingo Industries, has donated $151,000 to the McGrath Foundation on the back of a successful fundraising evening, ‘Paradise Garden 2016’ in early June this year. The …

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Two New Nurses Join the Team!

We are delighted to welcome Erin Primmer from Albury Wodonga and Karen Sprigg from Perth as the two most recent additions to our ever growing team of wonderful McGrath Breast Care Nurses! Karen Sprigg has …

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