Raya receives revolutionary treatment

Beginning her new cancer treatment earlier this week, 11-year-old Raya joined a small group of Australian children who have received CAR-T therapy.

Champions for Children: Meet Laboratory Services Director Dr Helen

Not all of our #ChampionsforChildren work directly with patients however the work that they do is vital to the health of our patients and community. This week we sat down with Dr Helen Savoia, Director of Laboratory Services to find out why she wanted to study medicine and what she would say to anyone wanting to study science. 

A milestone that tugs at the heart strings

For many patients and families in our community, organ donation means a second chance at life. Thanks to the incredible generosity of many families, the RCH has recently had the privilege of performing its 200th heart transplant.

The RCH welcomes its next generation

This week the RCH welcomed its next generation of doctors and nurses with 186 new Junior Medical Staff and 42 graduate nurses starting on Monday. We stopped by to visit new arrival Dr Ena to find out how she ended up in medicine and what the year 2020 taught her.

RCH patient Amber shares her school success

On top of completing Year 12 during a pandemic, RCH patient Amber achieved an ATAR score of 95.90, while managing various chronic health issues in her final year of high school.

RCH artists shine on the front page

Twelve of our own budding artists are preparing for their masterpieces to be shared with the world on the 2021 covers of the prestigious medical journal, The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health.

Don’t meet us by accident this summer

With Christmas and New Year only days away, the RCH Emergency Department is calling on all Victorians to take care this summer to avoid meeting us by accident.