Anzac spirit shines at Peel Health Campus with generous donation from Mandurah RSL

The Mandurah RSL has ensured the Anzac spirit wasn't lost at Peel Health Campus this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Members of the Mandurah branch visited the hospital to deliver 1000 poppies and a nurse teddy bear to display over the Anzac Day long weekend.

The unique, limited edition nurse bear, named Sister Bernadette O'Meara, is dressed in the original uniform of the Australian Army Nursing Service.

The bear will move to Cove Ward after the weekend where most Department of Veteran Affairs patients are treated.

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The donation also included Anzac biscuits for staff courtesy of Royal Australian Airforce veteran Sherriden Davies.

Ms Davies baked the biscuits from her Simply Rustic cafe.

Peel Health Campus chief executive officer Andrew Tome thanked the RSL and said the hospital was honoured to receive the donation.

"Anzac Day is going to be quite different this year without parades and services, so we were very grateful when the Mandurah RSL made this donation," he said.

"It was really important to us that hospital staff and patients had the opportunity to share in the Anzac spirit.

"This year we will all privately commemorate the sacrifice of the men and women who have served our country."

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Peel Health Campus will fly the Australian flag at half-mast on Anzac Day.

Staff will also take a moment to remember when volunteer group president Dee Rouse plays the Last Post on her trombone at the front of the hospital.

For more information on the #ANZACspirit campaign visit the RSLWA website.