Receiving the gift of life twice

Not many families receive the gift of organ donation twice. For two-year-old Riley and her parents Katrine and Rob, the prospect of needing two separate liver transplants quickly became their reality.

Taya and Mya break down the stigma of type 1 diabetes

Taya and Mya are both Victorian state athletic medallists, undiscouraged by their battle with type 1 diabetes. These fearless young girls prove anything is possible. Click here to read their story.

Oliver’s RCH journey: the diary of a heart kid

At 20-weeks pregnant, first-time parents Jacinta and Darcy attended a morphology scan to be told that something was wrong with their baby’s heart. Click here to read brave Oliver’s story.

World Scleroderma Day: Harrison Pennicott’s incredible journey

In recognition of World Scleroderma Day today, we caught up with a familiar face at the RCH, Harrison Pennicott. The brave nine-year-old has spent five years battling the rare skin and auto-immune disease. Click here to read about his journey.

Infant Mental Health Awareness Week

The RCH Infant Mental Health team is dedicated to advocating for education, awareness, and promotion of positive infant mental health. We had a chat to RCH Senior Mental Health Clinicians, Lisa Da Silva and Kathy Eyre, to find out more.

Congratulations, Paul!

Congratulations to RCH Pastoral and Spiritual Care Coordinator Paul Hammat who has been awarded an Officer of the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours. Click here to read more.