For families

  • Tips to help ease your child’s fear of vaccination

    Needles. Just the idea of them can fill many of us with dread. 

    For children with anxiety, needle-phobia or behavioural issues, vaccination can be a distressing and challenging process  - for everyone involved.
     

  • Party Day brings smiles to sick kids

    Being in hospital felt more like being in a children’s wonderland for patients and families as The Children’s Hospital at Westmead transformed for its annual Party Day.
  • Graduation a major milestone for 11 adolescent patients

    Families and staff of Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, came together via a virtual Patient Graduation Ceremony on Friday, December 3, to celebrate the transition of 11 long-term patients from paediatric to adult health care services.
  • Quiet Pathway gives options to needle-phobic kids

    Most children don't like the thoughts of having a needle but with the right support they can get through it. There are some children though, like 13-year-old Sienna, for who the thought of having a needle causes severe stress and anxiety.

  • Kids art shines bright in Sydney Olympic Park

    Fish, monkeys and even a pair of phoenixes are among the fantastic creatures lighting up the side of the Pullman Hotel this month in celebration of Operation Art.

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