Our patients

  • Vaping is not cool

    In recent years, vaping has grown in popularity, particularly amongst teenagers and young people, as a “safer” alternative to smoking but experts are warning that’s not the case and are urging everyone to “know the facts” to avoid serious health problems.
  • 21st birthday marks a lifetime of memories

    On this day 21 years ago, Bear Cottage officially swung open its doors. It became the first children’s hospice in NSW and the first home-away-from-home for families of children with life-limiting illness.
  • Transforming health for a more equitable future

    In the last year, SCHN has taken a number of positive steps towards improving health for Aboriginal children and their families, implementing several new programs and introducing new positions that focus on addressing Aboriginal health disparities and ensure safe, reliable and equitable healthcare for all.
  • Abbie-Rose's journey comes full circle through art

    Almost a decade after being admitted to CHW, Abbie-Rose has been selected as one of 50 finalists for the Operation Art Touring Exhibition, with her artwork set to adorn the walls of the Hospital to help lift the spirits of other kids like her during their stay.
  • Baby Archie's journey home for Christmas

    Last Christmas, Sarah and James’ world turned upside down after their baby boy was rushed into the world at just 26 weeks gestation. This year, they are celebrating their Christmas miracle.