Changes to surveillance testing
In line with NSW Health advice, patients and their accompanying parent/carer no longer need to have a PCR test prior to coming to hospital for an outpatient appointment or surgery.Friday 7 January 2022
Tips to help ease your child’s fear of vaccination
Needles. Just the idea of them can fill many of us with dread.
For children with anxiety, needle-phobia or behavioural issues, vaccination can be a distressing and challenging process - for everyone involved.
Friday 7 January 2022
Party Day brings smiles to sick kidsBeing in hospital felt more like being in a children’s wonderland for patients and families as The Children’s Hospital at Westmead transformed for its annual Party Day.Tuesday 7 December 2021
Graduation a major milestone for 11 adolescent patientsFamilies and staff of Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, came together via a virtual Patient Graduation Ceremony on Friday, December 3, to celebrate the transition of 11 long-term patients from paediatric to adult health care services.Friday 3 December 2021
Quiet Pathway gives options to needle-phobic kids
Most children don't like the thoughts of having a needle but with the right support they can get through it. There are some children though, like 13-year-old Sienna, for who the thought of having a needle causes severe stress and anxiety.Wednesday 17 November 2021