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24 Mar 2022
Source Kids Autumn Issue 2022
We are absolutely over the moon to be featured on page 5 of the 30th edition of Source Kids magazine! This issue focuses on autism - exploring the myths, challenges and beauty of the autistic mind and identifying the signs of anxiety.
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15 Mar 2022
Media Release March 2022
Aussie-invented NeedleCalm now available to hospitals following biggest distribution deal yet.
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23 Feb 2022
We are pleased to announce our corporate partnership with The VacSeen Project
The VacSeen Project is a registered charity on a mission to prevent disease in people experiencing homelessness and other vulnerable groups across Australia.
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18 Feb 2022
Welcome Paeds Education Service
We would like to extend a big warm welcome to PAEDS education service who have recently come on board as a partner.
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17 Feb 2022
Manufacturers’ Monthly February issue
In the February issue of Manufacturers' Monthly, we speak with Lauren Barber MACN about how the NeedleCalm Pty Ltd device can reduce needle-related anxiety, and with Jingwei Hou from The University of Queensland about a new process that could lead to the manufacture of unbreakable device screens.
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08 Feb 2022
Why medtech founder Lauren Barber’s unflinching honesty makes her an inspiration for aspiring women founders. By Royina Bakshi
I was very excited to interview Lauren Barber MACN, the founder of NeedleCalm Pty Ltd whose honesty and drive is an inspiration to me and to other women who see themselves at the helm of a startup one day.
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07 Dec 2021
Have you ever heard of TRPV1, TRPM8 and Piezo channels? We hadn’t until about 6 years ago.
Well the scientists who discovered them Physiologist David Julius, PhD, University of California San Francisco, and neuroscientist Ardem Patapoutian, PhD, Scripps Research in La Jolla, California, have jointly been awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.
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30 Nov 2021
Welcome Dr Steve Carey
We are pleased to welcome Dr Steve Carey to our family. Dr Carey is a registered hypnotherapist and uses hypnotherapy to help patients with needle-phobia and is now fully trained to educate patients about NeedleCalm whilst also providing them with other practical techniques to use prior and during a procedure.
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26 Nov 2021
Comfort Quest – Take the fear out of nasty medical procedures for children.
NeedleCalm™ is proudly supported by Comfort Quest.
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