For families

  • Non-urgent elective surgery postponed

    As directed by NSW Health, non-urgent elective surgery will be temporarily postponed at all public hospitals in Greater Sydney, excluding the Illawarra Shoalhaven and Central Coast Local Health Districts, from Monday, 2 August.

  • Had an operation with us? Tell us how we can help.

    If you've ever been to The Children's Hospital at Westmead for an operation, you probably remember having lots of thoughts and feelings about the experience. Hopefully many of them were positive.

  • Changes to Visitor Guidelines

    In response to COVID-19 and the increased number of cases in the community, our visitor guidelines have temporarily changed. While we know these changes are difficult, they are essential to keep our vulnerable patients, families and staff safe, which is always our number one priority.  

  • Our doors are open

    <p>The new public health order will affect many of you, but as always, our doors are open to everyone – no matter where you live.</p>

  • Gene therapy research a breakthrough for children with SMA

    New research conducted by Sydney Children's Hospitals Network (SCHN) has found that gene therapy may provide an effective and life-changing treatment for children diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), a devastating and fatal genetic condition.