Finding common solutions for a rare disease: To mark Rare Disease Day 2021 we had a chat with Dr Katherine Howell, a paediatric neurologist who specialises in rare epilepsy, to find out more about common and rare epilepsies and how genetics holds the key for future treatments. Tell me a bit about the work you … Continued
On its momentous 90 year anniversary of giving for the kids, the Good Friday Appeal is proud to announce the face of this year’s campaign, Malu Hunt.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Many of our staff will tell you that no two days at the RCH are the same, and that’s certainly true for occupational therapist Rachael.
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.
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.
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.