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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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Joint hypermobility syndrome | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Children and adolescents with joint hypermobility have joints which move beyond the normal limits

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Achondroplasia - Positioning and handing of babies with Achondroplasia | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

This factsheet will provide you with information on: Positioning and handling for spinal protection of babies with achondroplasia Facilitation of development Recommended Specialist Clinic Appointments Precautions This handout has been developed by the Complex Musculoskeletal team at The Childrens Hospital at Westmead, based on our clinical experience

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Otitis Media (Middle Ear Infection) | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is Otitis Media? Otitis Media is a common childhood condition which affects the ears

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Gastrostomy | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is a gastrostomy? A gastrostomy is an opening placed directly into the stomach

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Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Many people living with Spina Bifida also have a condition called Hydrocephalus

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Oesophageal atresia and/or tracheo-oesophagealfistula | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

By now you will know that your baby was born with a condition called oesophageal atresia (OA)

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Flat feet

Most feet have an arch on the inside of the foot; however, some children have flat feet, also known as fallen arches or pes planus.

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Food - Fussy eating in toddlers | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Toddlers are at a stage where they start to develop a sense of independence

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Bites and stings | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

In Australia there are many insects, spiders and snakes that bite and sting

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Paediatric palliative care: factsheet for families | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Do you have a child with a life limiting illness? Does your child experience pain or other difficult symptoms related to their illness or disease progression? Would you like more professional support to help make decisions for planning the care of your child? Do you want to give your child and family the best possible quality of life? Do you experience any of the following? Isolation Anxiety Depression Exhaustion Feeling trapped Family life stress factors: Financial stressors Loss of work Time away from home and other children Difficulties navigating the health system Remember you are not alone

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