COVID-19

  • WTM: Why the mask?

    With more and more people wearing masks in the community, we know kids are going to have a lot of questions - especially when they start seeing people they know like their nurse or doctor, their child life therapist or their parent or carer with their face covered.

  • Advice on wearing a mask when visiting our hospitals

    With an increase of community transmission of COVID-19, and following advice from NSW Health, from Friday 24 July 2020 all patients and visitors over the age of 12 are asked to wear a mask when visiting our hospitals.

  • Vaccine trial aims to reduce impact of COVID-19 in healthcare workers

    Frontline healthcare workers at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead are the first NSW participants to join the BRACE trial, investigating whether a vaccine traditionally used to treat tuberculosis (TB) can reduce the impacts of COVID-19.

  • Hospitals working together to understand COVID-19

    The Infectious Diseases and Immunology teams at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead are working closely with Immunologists at

  • Unlocking the answers to childhood diseases

    COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of many things; the need for good hand hygiene, the importance of social distancing when we are unwell, the value of our healthcare workers. It has also highlighted the importance of progress in science, research and healthcare.

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