Kids health

  • BrightHearts helps kids manage pain and anxiety

    In a pilot study published by Pain Practice, the biofeedback relaxation app BrightHearts was found to help most young patients cope better with the pain and anxiety of procedures

  • Repeated exposure to anaesthesia link to poorer learning outcomes

    Young children who have been exposed to general anaesthesia have a greater risk of poorer development and lower scores in numeracy and reading , particularly if they have more than one surgery with anaesthesia. The study, published in Pediatric Anaesthesia.

  • Flu free this winter

    Last year’s flu outbreak – resulting in 250,000 lab-confirmed cases, and 650 deaths – was the worst on record. Forty-two per cent of the cases were in NSW.

  • Improving diversity and inclusion

    Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network is asking for your help to learn more about how we can improve diversity and inclusion at our Hospitals.

  • A voice for children

    Sue Foley has spent 43 years protecting children in her role as a social worker.

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