Sally’s inspiring journey with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Seventeen-year-old Sally was born with congenital hip dysplasia. Further diagnosed with a severe form of hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Sally demonstrates ambition and drive as she continues to kick goals in both the academic and sporting fields.

Supporting your child’s mental health

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged all of us, including our kids. Click through for a range of helpful resources to help support your child’s mental health.

Champions for Children: Meet Donna Eade

Today is Wear it Purple Day, an annual LGBTQI+ awareness day to celebrate diversity, especially for young people. We spoke to Donna Eade, one of our #ChampionsforChildren, who works in our Gender Service about why Wear it Purple Day is a simple yet powerful way to show support for LGBTIQ+ young people.

Happy Book Week!!

Eight-year-old Brooklyn has been a patient of the RCH’s since was born. Despite being legally blind, Brooklyn is still an avid reader who hasn’t let her vision stand in the way of her love for reading.

The tipping point: how to safeguard your home from falling furniture

Every Australian wants their home to be a safe and enjoyable place says Dr Warwick Teague. Yet every month, as Director of the Trauma Service at The Royal Children’s hospital in Melbourne, he sees a child admitted as a result of toppling furniture in the home.