News

  • Staff recognised in prestigious health awards

    Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network has cemented its position as leaders in healthcare, winning a number of highly esteemed awards recently.

  • Patients take part in global space project

    It’s not every day you receive a Skype call from a former NASA astronaut.

  • Research connects heart disease to poor mental health outcomes

    Research conducted by experts at The Children's Hospital at Westmead and The University of New South Wales has found that families affected by heart disease had poorer mental health outcomes compared with the general population.

  • Newborn screening for SMA commences

    Recently, Health Minister Brad Hazzard announced that babies born in NSW and ACT will be offered bloodspot screening for the genetic disease Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and Primary Immunodeficencies (PID), a group of immune deficiency disorders.

  • Bear Cottage was our lifeline

    “Being the parent of a child with a life-limiting illness isn’t easy. It is tough, it is stressful and it is tiring. Bear Cottage is the only place we feel normal.” Fiona, mother of nine-year-old Abi and 11-year-old Max, who lives with Batten Disease.

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