This week is Psychology Week, and we are celebrating the important role psychology plays here at the RCH. Click here to read Rose’s experience.
World Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children’s Day and is celebrated each year to improve children’s welfare and promote awareness among children worldwide.
Today marks World Prematurity Day, a day observed globally on 17 November each year to raise awareness of preterm birth and the impact it has on families. To recognise the day, we chat to one of our Butterfly Ward nurse coordinators, Polly St John, about caring for our littlest patients.
This week is National Radiographers and Radiation Therapists week! We are shining a light on the valuable role of all medical imaging professionals in health care. Click here to hear from Medical Imaging Technologist, Trish, and to find out more about her role at the hospital.
The RCH is committed to supporting families from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities. Our multilingual clinicians have joined together to bring our CALD community an important message about COVID-19 vaccinations. Click here to watch the videos.
The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) is proud to support intersex patients, the intersex community and Intersex Awareness Day.
Today marks the beginning of Occupational Therapy Week, an important week to highlight the many ways occupational therapists (OTs) help people reach their potential.
Today is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. Today is a day to promote greater awareness and support for families whose lives have been impacted by the loss of a child during pregnancy, at birth and in infancy. Families just like Samantha’s and Richard’s.
In line with the Victorian Chief Health Officer’s Directions, the RCH has implemented measures to ensure that everyone who works at the RCH meets the mandatory vaccination requirements for healthcare workers. This includes all our employees, contractors, sub-contractors and volunteers.
The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) is implementing Rapid Antigen Testing for all parents and carers visiting their child. The safety and care of our patients, families and staff remains our top priority and as such, with the support of the Department of Health, will be implementing this process as a matter of priority.