Champions for Children: Meet George and Greta

Everyone experiences pain differently and there are many ways to manage pain. For children living with chronic pain, the cause and effects can vary greatly. We chat with George Chalkiadis and Greta Palmer from the RCH’s Children’s Pain Management Service to learn more.

Receiving the gift of life twice

Not many families receive the gift of organ donation twice. For two-year-old Riley and her parents Katrine and Rob, the prospect of needing two separate liver transplants quickly became their reality.

Taya and Mya break down the stigma of type 1 diabetes

Taya and Mya are both Victorian state athletic medallists, undiscouraged by their battle with type 1 diabetes. These fearless young girls prove anything is possible. Click here to read their story.

Oliver’s RCH journey: the diary of a heart kid

At 20-weeks pregnant, first-time parents Jacinta and Darcy attended a morphology scan to be told that something was wrong with their baby’s heart. Click here to read brave Oliver’s story.

World Scleroderma Day: Harrison Pennicott’s incredible journey

In recognition of World Scleroderma Day today, we caught up with a familiar face at the RCH, Harrison Pennicott. The brave nine-year-old has spent five years battling the rare skin and auto-immune disease. Click here to read about his journey.

Infant Mental Health Awareness Week

The RCH Infant Mental Health team is dedicated to advocating for education, awareness, and promotion of positive infant mental health. We had a chat to RCH Senior Mental Health Clinicians, Lisa Da Silva and Kathy Eyre, to find out more.