News and media

News and media

Sydney Children's Hospitals Network provides media services to ensure the community remain informed, updated and engaged via the media of necessary information regarding our patients, staff and state-wide health issues.

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All media requests and enquiries are managed by the Communications and Engagement Directorate of the Sydney Children's Hospitals Network. See more details on our media enquiries page.

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Recent News

In the bustling corridors of The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, a new initiative is quietly transforming the way children with severe behavioural disturbances receive medical care. The Quiet Pathway started as an idea in 2017 when discussions surrounding particularly challenging cases resulted in the discovery of an unnoticed direct entrance into the anaesthesia bay. This conversation sparked the concept of ‘patient-focused hospital admission’, revolutionising the induction of anaesthesia.

A brain cancer diagnosis hasn’t stopped eight-year-old Xaviah from lighting up every room he enters with his contagious laugh and boundless kindness. It's this incredible zest for life that defines exactly what palliative care is all about – living life to the fullest.

Last updated Friday 7th June 2024