News

  • New phage therapy to treat aggressive bone infection

    In an Australian first, clinical teams across The Children’s Hospital at Westmead have successfully treated a seven-year-old girl using an intravenous bacteriophage therapy for a longstanding bone and joint infection.
  • Vaccination clinics delivered at La Perouse

    Together with the La Perouse Aboriginal Land Council, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network staff have now delivered more than 200 vaccination doses to Aboriginal children and families, during the Network’s first outreach vaccination clinic.

  • Research study gives insight into genetic causes of cancer

    A new research study across Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network is helping clinicians to understand the role of inherited genes play in the development of childhood cancer.

    The PREDICT study is being run across the Kids Cancer Centre (KCC) at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick and the

  • Improving the hospital experience for patients with intellectual disabilities

    For a child, coming to the hospital can be a daunting process but for children and young people who have an intellectual disability, it can be even more an even more challenging experience. Across SCHN, almost 14% of admissions are for children and young people with intellectual disabilities. 

  • Tumour donation a silver lining after losing a child to cancer

    Donating a child’s brain tumour has been found to help more than science, with Australian-first research discovering a positive emotional and therapeutic impact on parents following the devastating loss of a child from brain cancer.

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