RCH artists shine on the front page

Twelve of our own budding artists are preparing for their masterpieces to be shared with the world on the 2021 covers of the prestigious medical journal, The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health.

Don’t meet us by accident this summer

With Christmas and New Year only days away, the RCH Emergency Department is calling on all Victorians to take care this summer to avoid meeting us by accident.

Xavier’s RCH journey

At 32-weeks pregnant, first-time parents Kathleen and Adam were faced with the terrifying news that there was something wrong with their baby’s heart.

International Day of People with Disability

Today is the International Day of People with Disability, celebrated internationally on December 3 each year to promote public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability. 

Celebrating our NICU nurses and their tiny patients

To celebrate our team’s incredible work, and in recognition of Thank U NICU Day today, we spoke to Jess about her recent experience in our Butterfly ward with son Jack, and learnt more about one of the nurses who helped care for him.

Champions for Children: Meet Psychologist Fiona Kirpichnikov

Did you know our psychologists also work with children with chronic and complex pain conditions to help them cope? In celebration of Psychology Week, we sat down with RCH Psychologist Fiona to find out how she works with our patients and why being a florist was her backup career.

Australian parents think twice about COVID-19 testing

Australian parents are in support of COVID-19 testing for kids with 79 per cent understanding the important role it plays in stopping the spread, however, despite these high levels, many parents think twice before getting their child tested, the latest RCH National Child Health Poll has found.

Champions for Children: Meet trauma surgeon Warwick Teague

In our latest Champions for Children profile, we sat down with Warwick Teague, lead burns surgeon and Director of the RCH Trauma Service, to learn more about fire safety and first aid, and how to prevent burns injuries.