Health advocacy

  • Hope is where the heart is

    Lisa Paisley is no stranger to heart disease. Not only was she born with a heart defect, but so were all three of her children.
  • Senior NIDCAP Trainer delivers 'gold standard' care to newborns

    Nadine Griffiths, Clinical Nurse Consultant in the Grace Centre for Newborn Intensive Care, has become the first Senior NIDCAP Trainer in Australia and Australasia.
  • Magnet warning from popular toy

    Clinicians at The Children's Hospital at Westmead have warned parents of the dangers of children swallowing magnetic balls after four-year-old Chloe was rushed to emergency.
  • Fewer side effects for kids from COVID vax

    A third of Australian children aged 5-11 years old are experiencing fewer side effects than the rest of the eligible population following their second dose of Pfizer vaccination, according to new surveillance data.
  • 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.