Messages to TAS Hospitals


Please find messages from families who would like to pay tribute to the many doctors, nurses and medical staff who have taken care of their premature babies whilst in the NICU/SCN throughout Tasmanian hospitals.

Parent’s Names: Brad & Sharnee
Hospital where your baby was born: Royal Hobart Hospital
State: TAS
Premmie baby’s name(s): Amanda
Premmie baby’s year of birth(s): 2009
Length of stay: 20 days
Baby’s gestation: 33+4 weeks
Your thank you message: A special thank you to all of the staff at the Royal Hobart NPICU & SCN who work around the clock to care for our precious babies. They also provided us with heaps of support and information for which we are very grateful.

Parents Names: Mathew and Mary
Hospital where your baby was born: Launceston General Hospital
State: TAS
Premmie baby’s name(s): Petalynnn Rose
Premmie baby’s year of birth(s): 2009
Length of stay: 2 months or so
Baby’s gestation: 32 Weeks
Your thank you message: Thankyou to all the staff of the Nicu at the LGH Our baby girl has so many aunty’s now. If it wasn’t for you guy’s I don’t know how we would have gotten through.

Parents Names: Danielle and Joshua
Hospital where your baby was born: North West Private
State: Tasmania
Premmie Baby’s name(s): Tyson Geoffrey
Premmie Baby’s year of birth(s): 2008
Length of stay: 9 weeks
Baby’s gestation: 32 weeks
Your thank you message: Thank you to all the lovely nurses and other staff, cleaners, cooks etc. You made my stay there feel more like home. It’s so scary having your first prem (i have 2) and the nurses here were wonderful. They like a huge family, there was always laughter somewhere. A special thanks to Nurse Jillian Doyle, you went that extra mile to help Tyson and I while we stayed in hospital and without your support i would have been a wreck. Thanks so so much.

Parents Names: Danielle and Joshua
Hospital where your baby was born: Royal Hobart Hospital
State: Tasmania
Premmie Baby’s name(s): Joshua Junior
Premmie Baby’s year of birth(s): 2010
Length of stay: 13 weeks
Baby’s gestation: 28 weeks
Your thank you message: A huge thanks to the doctors and nurses, without your support whilst our stay there.They were so friendly to my other 2 sons who had to accompany me to nearly every trip to NICU/SCU as we had no family to help. Also like to thank Fight Cancer Foundation house, without this establishment my family and i would have had nowhere to stay in Hobart as Ronald McDonald house was full. Joshua is now a very healthy, happy little boy.

Parents Names: Cindy
Hospital where your baby was born: PNICU Hobart
State: Tasmania
Premmie Baby’s name(s):  Nicholas
Premmie Baby’s year of birth(s): 2007
Length of stay: 10 weeks
Baby’s gestation: 24+6 weeks
Your thank you message: well what can I say, you all became like family. Without you all we would not have my beautiful 5 year old today. I have laughed and cried but you were always there by my side to reassure me. Then when we returned with my 2nd child it was like we had come home, the doctors and staff who were there in 2007 all remembered us. THANK YOU does not feel enough but you all know that you will forever remain in our hearts and thoughts. We love it when we come across one of you shopping.

If you would like to submit a thank you message to your hospital please fill out our submission form.