News

  • 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.
  • The common cold and flu remedy causing kid’s burns to spike

    Already this year, 30 children have been hospitalised across The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick for burns injuries following accidents with steam inhalers, with one third of these patients requiring a skin graft.
  • NSW Excellence in Nursing Award finalists

    Four nurses from Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (SCHN) have been announced as finalists in this year’s NSW Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards, which recognise outstanding contribution to the nursing professio

  • Breathing new life into face masks

    Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, face masks have been used as a way to protect the community from COVID. Now, thanks to a new recycling initiative, they are also being used to protect the environment.

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