Health advocacy

  • Families thrive after introduction of Wellbeing Rounds

    Having a child in hospital is a worrying time for any parent; add a pandemic into the mix and things are even tougher. The Network’s Clinical Governance Unit are always implementing strategies to help support patients and families when they need it, and ‘Wellbeing Rounds’ may just be one of their most successful activities to date.
  • Increase in intentional overdoses prompts warning

    The COVID-19 pandemic has and continues to have a significant impact on mental health and wellbeing. 

    As the virus emerged in 2020 and cases began to rise, so too did calls to the NSW Poisons Information Centre (NSWPIC) about intentional drug overdoes.

  • Tips for Tip Top Teeth

    Dental health plays an enormous role in our overall health and wellbeing, and there are so many factors that influence dental and oral health.

  • Organ Donation – the two sides of this life changing gift

    This week we celebrate the tenth annual Donate Life Week. Across Australia, tens of thousands of lives have been touched by organ and tissue donation. This includes the lives of people who receive transplants and their families, as well as the courageous individuals and families of those who make the lifesaving decision to donate. It’s also a time dedicated to promoting the importance of having the discussion about organ donation with your family and friends.
  • Canadian First Nations Acknowledgement

    Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network acknowledges the pain and suffering of the Indigenous First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada, who are dealing with the heartbreaking discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves at a former residential school for Indigenous children.

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