• Launch of the NSW Paediatric Palliative Care Programme Website

    Minister for Health, Hon. Jillian Skinner, launched a new website that will strengthen paediatric palliative care in NSW by supporting families and health providers in their local community. The website will provide a central point to access information about palliative care.

  • World first cord blood infusion to prevent or delay diabetes onset

    Four-year-old Isla is the first person in the world be reinfused with her own umbilical cord blood to determine whether it will delay or prevent the onset of type 1 diabetes. Led by Professor Maria Craig, the CoRD study is being conducted through Kids Research Institute, at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

  • Governor-General visit

    The Governor-General, Sir Peter Cosgrove, visited The Children’s Hospital at Westmead recently to learn more about the  treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients.

  • A/Prof Farnsworth receives medal for lifetime services to urology

    The Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand - the peak professional body for urological surgeons in Australia and New Zealand – recently awarded Associate Professor Robert (Bob) Farnsworth, with the esteemed Medal of the Australian Urological Society, for lifetime services to urology in honour of Bob’s remarkable career and services in the area of urology.

  • Lift off! SCH launches balloons and bubbles for World PID Week

    Immunology specialists, patients and families from SCH have joined their international counterparts to celebrate World Primary Immunodeficiency Week, reinforcing their commitment to enhanced diagnosis, treatment and support of young people living with primary immunodeficiency diseases.