Health advocacy

  • Kids can drown without a sound: Stay alert this summer

    This summer, experts from Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network are urging parents to be extra vigilant when supervising children in and around water.

  • Life-changing service helping children and families with HIV

    In the 40 years since the first Australian case of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in 1981, the Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, has been home to the nation’s only designated paediatric HIV service.
  • Donated cord blood helps save Elizabeth's life

    Often in kids with very high-risk cancers, it is a race to get to transplant. But cord blood can make all the difference for patients like two-year-old Elizabeth who also face the hurdle of having limited donor options.
  • 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.
  • Squid Game honeycomb challenge prompts urgent warning

    The record-breaking Netflix series ‘Squid Game’ has been viewed by millions of people all over the world, with many of the show’s challenges becoming popular TikTok trends. But one of the most show's popular trends, the ‘Dalgona Candy’, has prompted an urgent warning from paediatric burns surgeons.

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