For families

  • The common cold and flu remedy causing kid’s burns to spike

    Already this year, 30 children have been hospitalised across The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick for burns injuries following accidents with steam inhalers, with one third of these patients requiring a skin graft.
  • Oscar's winter battle with RSV

    Oscar’s journey into the world has been a bumpy ride. At eight-weeks-old his mum, Lisa, noticed he was having trouble breathing and rushed him to their local hospital.
  • Parents urged to vaccinate kids against flu

    Parents are urged to vaccinate children six months and over against influenza, following a sharp increase in the number of children admitted to SCHN with the flu.
  • Families shape Randwick's future CICU

    The Children’s Intensive Care Unit and Redevelopment teams have been working with families and our architect to ensure the project improves the patient and family experience, enables new models of care and transforms health outcomes for children.
  • Burns can happen in the blink of an eye

    11- month-old, Solomon suffered severe burns to his hands after he placed them inside the family’s hot oven. His mother, Tianda was cooking a cheesecake when she opened the oven door, turned her back for a few seconds then heard a harrowing scream.