Our patients

  • Motorbike racing helps ease arthritis treatment

    After being seen by doctors at The Children’s Hospitals at Westmead, Paige was diagnosed with Polyarticular Juvenile Arthritis, a condition that was affecting multiple joints including her hands, ankles and wrists.
  • From one scoliosis warrior to another

    While the diagnosis was daunting, Lucy wasn’t going to let it define her, instead putting her focus into helping other kids like her by raising money to purchase and gift scoliosis patients with a Higgy Bear.
  • From 10 seizures a day to one a week

    How Bronte went from 10 seizures a day to one a week. A new drug trial brings hope for children with Dravet Syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy.
  • Vaping is not cool

    In recent years, vaping has grown in popularity, particularly amongst teenagers and young people, as a “safer” alternative to smoking but experts are warning that’s not the case and are urging everyone to “know the facts” to avoid serious health problems.
  • 21st birthday marks a lifetime of memories

    On this day 21 years ago, Bear Cottage officially swung open its doors. It became the first children’s hospice in NSW and the first home-away-from-home for families of children with life-limiting illness.