For families

  • Raising awareness for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

    Wear red shoes on Monday September 9 and raise awareness for FASD.

    Representing the length of a pregnancy, the 9th day of the 9th month is (now acknowledge) recognised as International FASD Awareness Day.

  • World Physiotherapy Day

    Sunday 8th September is World Physiotherapy Day, the time to celebrate the wonderful achievements of all our physiotherapists across The Network.

  • Get medicine wise

    Let’s face it, kids hate taking medicine.

    And who can blame them? Swallowing something that tastes awful when you already feel sick can be a recipe for disaster. 

  • An instrumental addition to music therapy

    ‘Music to their ears’ is an expression that is often used when something good happens but for patients and families at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead the addition of a new music therapist is quite literally music to their ears.

  • Study examining how flu impacts children’s immune systems seeks participants

    Australian researchers examining how the flu affects the immune response of young children are looking for children to take part in a new study.