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.
Every cleft smile tells a story. Two-year-old Georgie was diagnosed with cleft palate soon after she was born. Click here to read her journey!
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.
Dash has finally returned home more than five months after a serious accident that left him fighting for life. Click here to read about his farewell from the RCH.
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.
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.
In honour of NAIDOC Week 2021, we caught up with Annette Gaulton – or Netty – from our very own Wadja Aboriginal Family Place.
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.
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.
Congratulations to RCH Pastoral and Spiritual Care Coordinator Paul Hammat who has been awarded an Officer of the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours. Click here to read more.