For families

  • First look unveiled of new building at Westmead

    The Minister for Health, Brad Hazzard has unveiled artist impressions and a fly-through video of the new Paediatric Services Building for The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.
  • Profiling Prematurity - meet Priya!

    November is a month where we raise awareness of premature births and admissions to neonatal intensive care units internationally. Each year approximately 15 million babies are born preterm (37 weeks gestation) worldwide, with a global preterm birth rate of about 11%.

  • Profiling Prematurity - meet Holly

    November is a month where we raise awareness of premature births and admissions to neonatal intensive care units internationally. Each year approximately 15 million babies are born preterm (37 weeks gestation) worldwide, with a global preterm birth rate of about 11%.

  • New Pneumococcal vaccine trial is recruiting baby participants

    One of the many diseases we routinely vaccinate children against is pneumococcal [noo-muh-KOK-ul] disease, which is caused by over 90 different types of pneumococcal bacteria. Among children, it is the most common bacterial cause of infections of the lungs (pneumonia), brain (meningitis), and blo

  • Let’s talk about substance use

    “I smoke weed on most days. It helps me to calm down otherwise I feel super anxious and struggle to make it out of the house. And, I’ll usually have a cone in the evening, just to help with sleep…but that’s pretty normal right doc?”

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