Our patients

  • Had an operation with us? Tell us how we can help.

    If you've ever been to The Children's Hospital at Westmead for an operation, you probably remember having lots of thoughts and feelings about the experience. Hopefully many of them were positive.

  • Organ Donation – the two sides of this life changing gift

    This week we celebrate the tenth annual Donate Life Week. Across Australia, tens of thousands of lives have been touched by organ and tissue donation. This includes the lives of people who receive transplants and their families, as well as the courageous individuals and families of those who make the lifesaving decision to donate. It’s also a time dedicated to promoting the importance of having the discussion about organ donation with your family and friends.
  • “Mum! She has a leg like me!”

    Seven-year-old Mia and Paralympic swimmer Ellie Cole lead very different lives.

    While Mia attends primary school, Ellie trains for the Paralympics and while Mia is winning class awards, Ellie is winning gold medals.

  • The life-changing effect of immunoglobulin therapy

    Imagine knowing that common childhood infections could be life-threatening for your child. For some parents of children living with a Primary Immunodeficiency (PI), this is a reality.
  • Young people help guide the future of healthcare

    Like the patients we care for, we are always learning, growing and exploring in an effort to deliver the highest quality care for children, young people and their families, and who better to guide us in this pursuit than our patients themselves?

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