Kennards Hire and the Humpty Dumpty Foundation Donate Vital Equipment to Robinvale District Health Services


Kennards Hire in partnership with the Humpty Dumpty Foundation have answered the plea of Robinvale District Health Services’ frontline with the donation of a Connex Vital Signs Monitor valued at $6,200 for the Clinical Services & Urgent Care Centre. 

The Connex Vital Signs Monitor allows accurate assessment of vital signs like temperature, blood pressure and oxygen saturation levels in the paediatric setting. 

This monitor recognises deteriorating clinical conditions immediately, allowing for early intervention, which greatly reduces further health risks to the child. The Connex Monitor is an absolutely vital piece of equipment in the ward.

“We’ve been supporters of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation for some time now and, as a family-owned business, feel a strong connection to the incredible work they do,” said Bill Whitehouse, CEO of Kennards Hire.

“This is the second Connex Vital Signs Monitor that we’ve been able to help purchase this year and we’re really pleased that the equipment is going to Robinvale District Health Services. With what our frontline health workers have had to do over recent months with the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s great to be able to give something back.”

“It is with thanks to the generosity of donors like Kennards Hire that the Humpty Dumpty Foundation can urgently respond to the pleas from the frontline and make a real difference to hospitals and healthcare services across Australia,” said Paul Francis OAM, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation. 

“Now more than ever, hospitals and healthcare services need Humpty’s help and it is important we continue our critical work of providing essential and often life-saving medical equipment to metropolitan and regional areas in Victoria to ease the load on our frontline professionals.”

About the Humpty Dumpty Foundation

The Humpty Dumpty Foundation provides life-saving medical equipment specifically requested by 427 hospitals and health services across Australia. To date, Humpty has raised over $70m and in 2019, Humpty provided close to 450 pieces of medical equipment for Paediatric Wards, Neonatal Units, Maternity and Emergency Departments. The Humpty Dumpty Foundation provides equipment for approximately 20,000 children (0- 18 years) who are in hospital on any given day.

On average in Australia, 1 in 5 babies will need medical intervention at birth. Locals, community and business organisations interested in supporting the Humpty Dumpty Foundation and their local hospital, either by donating a piece of medical equipment or by making a donation, can visit www.humpty.com.au or contact the Humpty Dumpty Foundation on 02 9419 2410.