What’s on

  • Bear Cottage is more than a hospice, it's my family

    "In May 2020 we came to stay at Bear Cottage for the first time. Being a Children's Hospice, we had no idea what to expect. Our beautiful girl, Bobbi, had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer just six months prior to our visit.

  • Spring's a wheeze: keeping kids healthy this asthma season

    Spring has sprung and with the warmer weather comes the dust and pollen that can trigger serious respiratory conditions, especially for children with asthma.

  • Communicating with confidence

    Speech is one of those weird things that we all take for granted so when we have young children with conditions like cleft lip and palate that affect their speech, we know it’s our job to do everything we can to fix it.

  • Graduate nurse named finalist in state Nursing and Midwifery Awards

    Alexandra Penn from the Grace Centre for Newborn Intensive Care at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead is among 24 state-wide finalists nominated for the 2020 NSW Health Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards.
  • Art meets science

    Through the art program at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead a project has been developed for National Science Week 2020 (15 – 23 August) titled Art meets science; How to Fix a Pixie.