• Keep kids safe from wild mushrooms

    Parents are being urged to check their gardens and backyards for wild mushrooms before letting children play, after recent rainfall has caused a spike in growth of the potentially fatal fungi.

  • Managing anxiety in children following disasters

    Over the last two years everyone has been impacted in some way by COVID-19. Feelings of uncertainty felt during the pandemic may have been compounded by recent world events in Australia and abroad.

  • Gastroenteritis outbreaks spike in childcare settings

    A substantial spike in the number of viral gastroenteritis outbreaks in childcare centres across NSW has prompted health experts to issue advice to parents, urging them to keep their children at home if unwell.

  • Nurse graduates kick-start their career at SCHN

    More than 100 nursing graduates have chosen to dedicate their careers to helping sick kids, officially joining the SCHN workforce earlier this month.
  • Product recall - some specialist infant formula

    Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has conducted a precautionary national recall of some specialist (prescription only) EleCare, Similac and Alimentum infant formula products.