COVID-19

  • Elective surgery to recommence

    The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a number of essential changes across our hospitals, including the government mandated need to reduce elective surgery. On 21 April, the Prime Minister announced that some elective surgery restrictions would be lifted across Australian hospitals, and we are now working to gradually reinstate elective surgery in a way that is considered safe, and in the best interests of patients, families and staff.
  • Making the most of isolation with your kids

    Social distancing and home isolation is the new norm. It's essential to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our communities but there is no denying that it also has its challenges.

  • Remain extra vigilant with your kids during isolation

    With families spending more time at home during the COVID-19 outbreak, experts across the Network are reminding parents of the need to remain vigilant with supervision to ensure their home is as safe as possible for their children. Here are their top tips.

  • Supporting siblings through COVID-19

    While the world’s attention is firmly focused on COVID-19 on a global scale, sometimes the smaller and not so obvious impacts can be overshadowed despite the lasting effects. March this year saw new measures put in place to protect patients and their families at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick (SCH) and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead (CHW) from contracting COVID-19, impacting sibling visits.
  • Visitor screening - To keep everyone safe

    We are committed to protecting our patients, families and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the situation develops, new practices are being implemented to ensure the health and safety of our vulnerable children, families and staff.

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