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  • Let’s talk about substance use

    “I smoke weed on most days. It helps me to calm down otherwise I feel super anxious and struggle to make it out of the house. And, I’ll usually have a cone in the evening, just to help with sleep…but that’s pretty normal right doc?”

  • Hospital School creation to help healthcare heroes

    The students at The Hospital School at Westmead have shown that you are never too young to make a difference, producing mask extenders to help the hospital staff responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Anxiety in adolescence

    Thousands of students are currently sitting their HSC exams across NSW. Our Psychological Medicine team has some advice on how to reduce exam stress and when to seek help for anxiety.

  • COVID-19 Test for Kids: What to expect

    The thought of having a COVID-19 test can be nerve-wracking at any age but especially for a child - and kids are bound to have lots of questions. So rather than trying to explain it, we thought we'd show them.

  • Research program by cancer treatment pioneer coming to Sydney

    Leading CAR-T cancer treatment expert, Dr Patrick Schlegel, has been welcomed to Westmead as part of a multi-party partnership between the University of Sydney, the Children's Medical Research Institute (CMRI) and Sydney Children's Hospitals Network (SCHN).

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