It took all the concentration he could muster, but the first words Sam Farnsworth chose to “type” with his eyes since being left a quadriplegic in a car accident, was; “I love you Mum”.
It’s been another record-breaking Good Friday Appeal, raising an outstanding $18,175,467 for The Royal Children’s Hospital!
All eyes are on baby Kit McClymont, as his parents pour all their strength into his recovery as they rewrite their story of heartbreak. Parents Sammy and Nathan lost Kit’s twin brother Noah after his first week of life.
This year the 11th National Bioethics Conference will explore these challenges and the impact they have on healthcare – under the title ‘Respecting different perspectives’.We are now inviting submissions of abstracts for oral presentations – standard papers or de-identified case studies.
Siblings Harriet and Franklin have both been patients at the RCH after experiencing very different emergencies. Nine month old Harriet gave her parents a scare this month after she suffered from a 90-minute long seizure while older brother, Franklin went into heart failure only weeks after birth.
Max has received the gift of life twice from his mum. After his mum Kylee was told Max would one day need a kidney transplant following a diagnosis at birth, she decided to donate her own, strengthening the bond she already had with her son.
Baby Boet received life-saving jet therapy treatment at the RCH after being born at only 25 weeks gestation. Today is his original due date and his family are now counting down to taking their son home for the first time.
We’re proud to welcome four-year-old Ollie as the face of the 2019 Good Friday Appeal.
Today we hear from Dr Sarah McNab, a paediatrician, a parent and the first woman at The Royal Children’s Hospital to be named Director of General Medicine.
Cystic fibrosis patient Jaymee tells us how she likes to empower women in her everyday life and the advice she would give to other young women who are struggling with medical conditions like CF.