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Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health entity in Australia, with a team of 5,000 staff committed to providing world-class paediatric health care in a family-focussed, healing environment.

The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network incorporates:
  • The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
  • Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick
  • Newborn and Paediatric Emergency Transport Service (NETS)
  • Bear Cottage
  • Pregnancy and Newborn Services Network (PSN)
  • Children's Court Clinic

The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick provide care for over 120,000 families each year, incorporating 50,000 inpatient admissions, 90,000 emergency presentations and over 1 million outpatient services.

Families have access to the best facilities across the network, with specialty care available for children with conditions such as cancer, heart problems, burns, HIV/AIDS and those needing organ, bone marrow or cord blood transplants.

Research into the causes, treatments and cures of many childhood illnesses is undertaken in conjunction with clinical care, changing the face of healthcare on an international scale. Staff across the Sydney Children's Hospitals Network are committed to advancing research that is directly translated into improved health outcomes for sick children.

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Last reviewed: September 2019

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What is an MRI scan? MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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CT scan (computerised tomography) | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is a CT scan? CT stands for "computerised tomography"

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Sweat test | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is a sweat test? Your doctor has asked us to give your child a sweat test

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Carbon monoxide poisoning | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a clear gas that you cannot smell

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Eczema: Wet Dressing | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

When are wet dressings used? Wet dressings can be applied to your child’s skin when they are experiencing an acute episode of eczema

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Ears - Unilateral (single sided) hearing loss: The school child | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Children who have been diagnosed by an audiologist as having unilateral hearing loss (deafness in one ear) should be followed up by an Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Specialist, or Paediatrician, to check if anything can be done to correct the hearing impairment

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Language development – the early years | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Right from birth, babies learn language and communication skills and are able to react to different sounds

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Contrast enema | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is a contrast enema? A contrast enema examination is a series or X-rays taken to show your child’s large bowel, colon and rectum, by filling the bowel with contrast

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Breast care for breastfeeding mothers after the death of a child | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Time after the death of your infant can be physically and emotionally exhausting

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