Health advocacy

  • 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.

  • Warning for travellers after drug resistant typhoid found in toddler

    SCHN doctors are highlighting the need for vaccines for families who intend to travel to Asia after a toddler was diagnosed with typhoid recently.
  • Could it be sepsis?

    September 13 is World Sepsis Day and we are encouraging the SCHN community to ask – could it be sepsis?
  • Asthma education for our culturally diverse community

    The Aiming for Asthma Improvement in Children Program (AAIC), an initiative of the Respiratory Department at SCH, has won the Multilingual Health Information Awards, Patient Safety Category, for their newly developed and translated resources around ‘Working together towards asthma improvement and zero deaths’.
  • Families the focus in Child Protection

    “Children need adults around them, including parents, family, friends, teachers, health professionals, coaches, community mentors and leaders to recognise child protection concerns and to know how to respond appropriately,” said Calli Goninan, Senior Social Worker at The Children’s H

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