Celebrating women in our community – Kate, patient parent

Kate is a mother and the Chair of the Parents Advisory Group for the Children’s Cancer Centre here at the RCH, she sat down with us this week and spoke about navigating the complex path of childhood cancer and what she would say to younger women wanting to enter the advocacy space.

Nursing scholarship supports closing the gap in immunisation

The Dame Elisabeth Murdoch Nursing Development Scholarship allows an outstanding RCH nurse to further develop skills and experience by exploring innovative practices across the world. Read about this year’s recipient, Sonja Elia, here.

Meet our NUMs: Jayne from Emergency

In this week’s instalment of meet the NUMs, Jayne from our Emergency tells us about the unique nature of working in a fast paced environment and what she would have done for a job if she wasn’t a nurse.

Meet our NUMs: Stephanie from our Complex Care Hub

Stephanie tells us about her journey at the RCH, and why she finds working in our Complex Care Hub – a service that supports the care of children with chronic and complex medical needs – so rewarding.

Protecting children from extreme heat

With the weather bureau predicting fiercely hot days ahead, RCH paediatrician Dr Sarah McNab is encouraging families to get their heat plan ready.