What’s on

  • Book Bunker turns page on 25th chapter

    In 1997, the Book Bunker at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead was opened. It was a place patients can escape the reality of being in hospital, entering another world through the power of literature. Now, they are celebrating their 25th anniversary.
  • Art for hearts

    The powerful artworks have all been created by children and young people from around NSW and ACT who are either ‘heart kids’ and live with congenital heart disease (CHD), or have a family member who is a heart kid.
  • NAIDOC Week 2022

    NAIDOC Week is a time to celebrate and recognise the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

  • 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.
  • Abbie-Rose's journey comes full circle through art

    Almost a decade after being admitted to CHW, Abbie-Rose has been selected as one of 50 finalists for the Operation Art Touring Exhibition, with her artwork set to adorn the walls of the Hospital to help lift the spirits of other kids like her during their stay.

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