Our patients

  • Australian-first surgery creates special bond between baby boys

    When Jackson and Reuben were born in September 2022, Central Coast mothers Kayla and Hayley had no idea the special bond they would soon form.
  • Hunter Baillie a second family for Teddy

    Following an acute onset of Guillain-Barre Syndrome, five-year-old Teddy went from paralysis to walking, talking and eating again thanks to the support of CHW teams like Hunter Baillie.
  • Recognising the bravery of kids with life-limiting illnesses

    Walking through the corridors of Bear Cottage are superheroes who aren’t defined by wearing capes but instead by the extraordinary amount of bravery and courage they use to face some of life’s biggest battles. 

  • World first trial for kids with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

    Three boys in NSW have become the youngest in the world to receive therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy as part of a world-first international clinical trial for children aged under four.

  • Ryan's rehab journey

    During a training session at an indoor cycling circuit in 2019, 13-year-old Ryan had a major fall from his bike, leaving him unconscious. Four years later, Ryan and Michael reflect on Ryan’s rehab journey, learning to walk again and his bravery in getting back on his bike.