• Jump in trampoline injuries prompts warnings

    Following the opening of several indoor trampoline centres around Sydney, doctors at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick have seen a significant rise in the number of children admitted with preventable trampoline-related injuries.

  • What makes a city smart?

    What makes a city smart? This is the question being considered this week by a group of 100 exceptional leaders selected from 53 Commonwealth countries to participate in the 2015 CSCLeaders Program in the UK. Professor Elizabeth Elliott, consultant paediatrician at the Children’s Hospital in Westmead, and Sydney Medical School professor, is one of six Australians in this multi-disciplinary group.
  • Bridging the Health Gap at La Perouse

    Sydney Children’s Hospital (SCH) recently hosted a special event at the La Perouse Aboriginal Community Health Centre to celebrate the unique health partnership it has developed with the local Aboriginal community.

  • Young people invited to become research advisory group founding members

    The Children’s Hospital at Westmead is introducing a Research Advisory Group made up of children and young people aged 12 to 17. The advisory group, KiDS Sydney, will provide a meeting place to talk about various aspects of research that involves children and young people.

  • Celebrating our volunteers

    It takes a very special person to be a volunteer, and this week as part of NSW Health Volunteer Appreciation Day, the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network celebrated the hundreds of volunteers who go above and beyond for sick kids and their families.