From an expert

  • Fresh warning to avoid wild mushrooms

    The NSW Poisons Information Centre has issued a fresh warning about the dangers of consuming mushrooms found in the wild, following a spike in emergency presentations across the state.
  • Keep kids safe from wild mushrooms

    Parents are being urged to check their gardens and backyards for wild mushrooms before letting children play, after recent rainfall has caused a spike in growth of the potentially fatal fungi.

  • Managing anxiety in children following disasters

    Over the last two years everyone has been impacted in some way by COVID-19. Feelings of uncertainty felt during the pandemic may have been compounded by recent world events in Australia and abroad.

  • New book about Anorexia Nervosa

    The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network (SCHN) Eating Disorders Service supports families when their child is unwell with Anorexia Nervosa and works with parents to help their child recover from their eating disorder.

  • Help your child thrive this Healthy Eating Month

    Making healthier food and drink choices can benefit the health and wellbeing of the whole family. Good nutrition is especially important in infants and children as it provides them with the energy and nutrients they need to stay healthy, and to be able to think clearly, learn and play.

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