Health advocacy

  • Be water safe

    With summer temperatures hitting high 30s and 40s, children all over the country are heading to pools, beaches, rivers and lakes to cool down.

    Sadly, every year there are water-related fatalities: Drowning is a leading cause of death in Australia among children under the age of five.

  • Friday Fast Five: Meet Deborah Buehler

    Each month we interview individuals associated with the Australasian NIDCAP Training Centre and the broader NIDCAP federation international community and ask them 5 questions that explore their association with our unit.

  • Are landlords ready?

    The 13 March 2018 deadline to ensure the safety of children in multi-story residences through the installation of window safety devices is almost here, but are landlords, owners corporations and strata management companies ready?

  • Sydney Children's Hospitals Network is going sugar free

    The first phase of the Healthy Choices in Health Facilities rolls-out tomorrow. All sugar sweetened drinks currently available for purchase will be replaced with sugar free options.

  • Kids Can Drown Without a Sound!

    Summer is on the way. With the hot weather comes an increased risk of drowning, the leading cause of death in children under five. Kids can drown without a sound in seconds in just 5cms of water.

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