Health advocacy

  • Empowering Emmanuel through Occupational Therapy

    Sixteen-month-old Emmanuel has been having Occupational Therapy since he was two weeks old. But what is it? It’s a question his OT, Jess, gets asked all the time.

  • Share the journey this Mental Health Month

    Mental illness affects one in five Australians. The World Health Organisation estimates between 10-20% of children and adolescents worldwide experience mental health disorders, with half of these occurring before the age of 14.

  • “Kids get cancer but don’t assume the worst”

    Before March this year, Meagan Dodgson had never heard the word “neuroblastoma”. Now it is a word she will never forget.

  • Friday Fast Five - Meet Kathi Frankel

    Each month we interview individuals associated with the Australasian NIDCAP Training Centre and the broader NIDCAP Federation International (NFI) community, asking them five questions that explore their association with our unit and NIDCAP.

  • Dietetics explained

    Dietitians are often thought of as the people who help us eat better. But while that is part of their job, the world of dietetics encompasses so much more.