Our patients

  • SCHN's Paralympic Stars

    Competing on the world stage is a feat most can only dream of, but for some patients cared from across our Network, it has become a reality.

  • This is your Wake Up Call

    ‘Just listen!’ - A powerful and unanimous message echoed by eight talented young people from Network’s Chronic Illness Peer Support program (ChIPS), and soon to be s

  • 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.