Champions for Children: Meet Jim

Thanks to the Good Friday Appeal, ChIPS provides a supportive community for those navigating the complex world of chronic illness, offering young people the opportunity to connect with each other. We spoke to Jim to find out more about a day in his life!

Dilpreet rings the bell!

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.

Intersex Awareness Day

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.

Tayla shares what it’s like to be a teen with systemic mastocytosis

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.

In memory of Luka

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.

Make a difference to Butterfly

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.

Champions for Children: Meet Alice and Lisa

Clinical psychologist, Alice, and Travancore teacher, Lisa, work together to run the In2School program – a wrap around program designed to tackle school avoidance.