• Phage therapy offers new hope for children with cystic fibrosis

    In a major advancement for personalised medicine, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead (CHW) has launched a world-first clinical trial investigating the use of phage therapy to treat a chronic bacterial infection in children with cystic fibrosis (CF).
  • Australian-leading clinic helping children with Rett Syndrome

    The Rett syndrome clinic at Westmead, a world leader in its field, is looking towards gene therapy research to treat the condition – giving hope to families like Abigail's for a brighter future.
  • Mia Rose’s Mount Everest

    They say through adversity comes strength, and that couldn’t be closer to the truth for Mia Rose. The 22-month-old has already climbed her own ‘Mount Everest’, after she was diagnosed with a rare form of eye cancer as a baby.
  • Sam's special 'first'

    There are many ‘firsts’ in a baby’s life – their first bath, first smile, first steps and first words. One-year-old Sam will have a unique ‘first’ to remember looking back on his first year of life.
  • Senri's life-changing surgery for bomb injuries

    Coming out of surgery for extensive injuries caused by a bomb, the first question Senri asked was whether his fingers were straight. When his guardian Ros held out her hands with fingers outstretched and told him they were as straight as hers, he looked down at his hands in disbelief to see them straight for the first time in over two years.