Kids health

  • Help your child thrive this Healthy Eating Month

    Making healthier food and drink choices can benefit the health and well being 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.

  • Music from the heart

    Memories are an important part of living and we all spend time capturing memorable moments to cherish and reflect on. When a child receives a life shortening diagnosis, the concept of memory making takes on an even greater significance.
  • Rare diseases - not as rare as you think

    Don’t be fooled by the word ‘rare’ in Rare Disease. Collectively, rare diseases are very common, with rare genetic disorders affecting 180,000 children in NSW. In developed countries, rare diseases account for 6 out of 10 childhood deaths.
  • Exceptional achievement by Respiratory Function Unit at CHW

    In a rare feat, an entire team of paediatric respiratory scientists at the Network have passed  the Certification of Respiratory Function Scientist (CRFS).

  • Calling all kids between 8 – 16. We're researching Virtual Reality play!

    We're researching Virtual Reality play! Who wants to join in?

    A group of researchers at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and The University of Sydney are running a series of workshops on VR play.

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