There is no health without mental health

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

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.

Champions for Children: World Prematurity Day

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.

Multilingual COVID-19 vaccination messages from RCH staff

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.

Intersex Awareness Day

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) is proud to support intersex patients, the intersex community and Intersex Awareness Day.

In memory of Nora

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.

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination – Guidance for RCH Contractors

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.

Rapid Antigen Testing at the RCH

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.