From an expert

  • Bike injuries spike during lockdown

    A significant spike in bicycle-related injuries in children and adolescents during NSW’s recent lockdown has prompted a warning from trauma experts across Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network.
  • How to care for a child with COVID-19

    The Delta variant is more infectious and is leading to more COVID-19 cases in children than previous strains.

    Many parents are wondering whether Delta is making kids sicker, and how to care for their children if they get COVID.

  • Tumour donation a silver lining after losing a child to cancer

    Donating a child’s brain tumour has been found to help more than science, with Australian-first research discovering a positive emotional and therapeutic impact on parents following the devastating loss of a child from brain cancer.

  • Increase in intentional overdoses prompts warning

    The COVID-19 pandemic has and continues to have a significant impact on mental health and wellbeing. 

    As the virus emerged in 2020 and cases began to rise, so too did calls to the NSW Poisons Information Centre (NSWPIC) about intentional drug overdoes.

  • From the expert: "Flu vaccination is still important"

    Winter is already here and it is a timely reminder for parents and the local community to have their annual flu vaccination.

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