News

  • ZERO funding boost: $67m to expand personalised medicine program

    The world-leading Zero Childhood Cancer program (ZERO) has this week received $67 million from both the Federal government and Minderoo Foundation, to help give all children and young people with cancer the greatest chance of survival.

  • Flu vaccinations for children

    With flu season approaching, now is a good time to have your child vaccinated. Influenza vaccination is recommended for children aged 6 months and older.
  • Elective surgery to recommence

    The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a number of essential changes across our hospitals, including the government mandated need to reduce elective surgery. On 21 April, the Prime Minister announced that some elective surgery restrictions would be lifted across Australian hospitals, and we are now working to gradually reinstate elective surgery in a way that is considered safe, and in the best interests of patients, families and staff.
  • Making the most of isolation with your kids

    Social distancing and home isolation is the new norm. It's essential to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our communities but there is no denying that it also has its challenges.

  • Supporting siblings through COVID-19

    While the world’s attention is firmly focused on COVID-19 on a global scale, sometimes the smaller and not so obvious impacts can be overshadowed despite the lasting effects. March this year saw new measures put in place to protect patients and their families at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick (SCH) and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead (CHW) from contracting COVID-19, impacting sibling visits.

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