For the first time in the Good Friday Appeal’s history, funding will be distributed to paediatric health services outside of The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) to increase the number of children and young people who can receive high quality care closer to their home, making the pathway to specialist care easier.
After more than two and a half years, Dilpreet marked the end of her chemotherapy at the hospital, celebrating by ringing the bell surrounded by her parents, big sister, little brother, Aunt and her cousins.
The RCH is proud to support all those with variations of sex characteristics, those who identify as intersex, the intersex community and Intersex Awareness Day.
In children, mastocytosis most commonly affects the skin. However for young people like Tayla with the much rarer systemic mastocytosis, mast cells gather in different parts of the body, affecting internal organs, bone marrow and digestive tract. Read her story here.
15 October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, 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 or in infancy. Families just like Renee’s.
Like Jess’s, the Butterfly team want to hear from families with lived experience to partner with them and help improve the NICU experience at the RCH. Click here to learn about Jess and Jack’s story and how you can get involved.
Clinical psychologist, Alice, and Travancore teacher, Lisa, work together to run the In2School program – a wrap around program designed to tackle school avoidance.
Meet Karen McLean, Paediatrician and Vulnerable Child Health Lead and our latest Champion for Children. It’s National Child Protection Week so we chatted to Karen about her role and what this week means for her.
Wear it Purple Day is annual LGBTQIA+ awareness day to celebrate diversity, especially for young people. Cate Rayner, Co-Director of the RCH Gender service spoke with us about why Wear it Purple Day is important.
Shafica noticed signs of autism in her baby son Ayoub very early on.