Woodvale family gets tour of new Perth Children’s Hospital

MLA Jessica Stojkovski and her daughter Nadija with Tracey, Darren, Xavier (7), Blake (9) and Koby (16 months) Horsley.
MLA Jessica Stojkovski and her daughter Nadija with Tracey, Darren, Xavier (7), Blake (9) and Koby (16 months) Horsley.

WOODVALE’S Horsley family was among the first to inspect Perth Children’s Hospital before it opened for public tours this month.

Tracey and Darren Horsley and their three children, two of whom have life-long medical conditions, joined Kingsley MLA Jessica Stojkovski, Premier Mark McGowan and Health Minister Roger Cook for a walk through the new hospital, which is set to open to patients on May 14.

Mrs Horsley described the hospital as family friendly with “gorgeous, bold uplifting colours and calming, natural light”.

“As a parent of children that require life-long medical care, having the great care from our doctors and nurses with the new technology at this hospital is so comforting; we are getting the best of the best,” she said.

Mrs Stojkovski said she was glad the Horsleys were able to tour the facility because they would be “spending some time there once it is open”.

“As a Mum with young kids myself, I know how important it is for us to have a facility that is safe for our kids if they are sick or injured,” she said.

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