Laughter is the best medicine.
We know that helping improve a child's wellbeing is vital to their recovery and in many cases their survival. That is why we have brought laughter to the wards of Starship since 2010, with regular visits from the Clown Doctors.
These are a group of professional hand-picked clown, that are trained to work with children in hospital though Clown Doctors NZ, which has 20 years of learning to draw on from its global partners.
Medical professionals, and the children and parents who have experienced Clown Doctors, all agree that it can make an incredible difference to a child's perception and prognosis.
At Starship Foundation, we say 'Giving is the Best Medicine', but we also agree 'Laughter is the Best Medicine'.
More From Starship
Purchase this fantastic children's story book illustrated by Rugby Legend Keven Mealamu along with other talented NZ Artists. Books only $20 with proceeds to Starship Foundation.
Starship's kids inspire us every day. Read about some of our youngest superstars and how their stories have touched our lives.