From an expert

  • Pertussis outbreaks in NSW

    Recently, NSW has seen a rise in community activity of pertussis. Almost 2500 cases were reported between September and November 2018.
  • Spring treatment for craniosynostosis

    The skull bones are made up of ‘plates’ that protect the brain and allow it space to grow. Sometimes, the plates of a baby’s skull fuse too early.

  • Joining in: sport and rec for kids with disabilities

    For children with disabilities participating in sport and recreational activities has lots of pluses. It promotes inclusion, minimises de-conditioning, optimises physical functioning, and enhances overall well being", says Kate Clark, Rehab2Kids Manager.
  • Keeping food safe

    In Australia, we generally have a reliable, safe and nutritious food supply. Even so, foodborne illnesses are quite common, affecting millions of Australian children each year.
  • An insight into genetic counselling

    Today, to mark Genetic Counsellor Awareness Day, the Public Relations team spoke with Rebecca Macintosh, genetic counsellor at the Centre for Clinical Genetics at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, about her role.

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