Kids health

  • A fast track to diagnosis through genomic testing

    Ground-breaking research into ultra-rapid genomic testing is helping to transform the diagnosis and treatment of critically ill children in intensive care, fast tracking result turnaround time from three months to three days.

  • Free Talking and Listening Check-Ups

    Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick’s (SCH) Speech Pathology team provide free, confidential ‘Talking and Listening Check-Ups’ for Aboriginal children aged 18 months – 6 years, based in the South Sydney area.

  • The crucial role of paediatric vision screening

  • Technology enables ongoing healthcare intervention for children

    Tech-savvy patients being treated in and by staff across the Sydney Children's Hospitals Network are embracing the shift towards telehealth models of care.

  • “I thought drowning would be frantic but it was quiet and quick”

    Replying to a text message, answering the door, applying sunscreen or even grabbing a towel are tasks that only take a few minutes to do but in these minutes of distraction, a child can drown.

    In November 2017, four-year-old Micah and his parents were on holidays at a holiday park.

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