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Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

The 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: June 2015

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Lymphomas

Lymphomas are solid tumours that affect the lymphatic system, which is part of the body’s overall immune system.

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Physiotherapy for children after heart surgery | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Children who have had heart surgery often need chest physiotherapy to help prevent and reduce lung complications

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is cytomegalovirus (CMV)? Cytomegalovirus or CMV means "big cell virus" because cells grow big when infected

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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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Varus Derotation Osteotomy (VDRO) | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What Are The Procedures? For children who are at risk of a hip dislocation a varus derotation osteotomy (VDRO) is considered

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Blood transfusion | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is a blood transfusion? A blood transfusion is a way of giving a small amount of one persons blood to another person who needs it

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Oncology Long Term Follow Up Clinic - Information for patients and families | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Congratulations on your graduation to The Oncology Long Term Follow Up Clinic! It is now over 5 years since you finished your cancer treatment and your Oncologist has referred you to the Oncology Long Term Follow Up Clinic (LTFU)

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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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Sleep - Respiratory Support Service (RSS): Equipment Hire | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

The Sleep Medicine Service provides specialist services for children who need respiratory support during their sleep with a special mask and machine, and/or monitoring of breathing during sleep or recording sleep patterns

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Food - High Energy Eating for Infants & Toddlers | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

This information is for infants who have difficulty gaining weight

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