'the Bandaged Bear' Newsletter - August...
Read the August 2019 issue of 'the bandaged bear' filled with stories of support for The Children's Hospital at Westmead.
The genetic disorder affecting Holly
Holly lives with a genetic disorder called Rett Syndrome. Holly's dad Brett will participate in the world's largest fun-run to raise money to help find a cure for her daughter.
Help Team Clancy go the distance
Registered Nurse, Jessica Quayle, and her department, Team Clancy, are warming up for City2Surf 2019.
Together, we can cure homesickness
Curing Homesickness is a new fundraising initiative that brings children’s hospitals from across Australia together for a unified mission - to get kids home from hospital sooner. Because kids don’t belong in hospital, they belong at home.
Meet the Hospitals ‘Hidden Figures’
There are many heroes who work behind the scenes every day to help make The Children's Hospital at Westmead the magical place that it is.
At 3.51am on the 10 December 2018, Alejandro’s heart stopped for 15 minutes.
$619 million committed to upgrading The ...
This morning The NSW Government announced children needing specialist care at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead will benefit from an extra $619 million investment to upgrade the Hospital.
A mother’s intuition
For mother Kelly Green, it all started when she noticed her four-year-old son Chase’s stomach was a little bloated.
Finnan's aunt, Casey, was born with congenital heart disease. So was Finnan.
Nine-year-old Lorelei and her dad, Peter, have a lot in common.
Three years ago, the Miles family’s world came crashing down after their son Bryson was diagnosed with brain cancer.
Andrea and Anna's Story
Senior Cystic Fibrosis Dietitian, Andrea Kench and Senior Respiratory Physiotherapist, Anna Middleton, are two clinicians who work within the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Clinic at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.
When Elizabeth Raad was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis in June 2010, her family’s life was flipped upside down.
“They told us our little boy may go into palliative care.”
Kayden and Ivy's Story
Best friends forever - Kayden and Ivy met during treatment and developed a beautiful friendship.
DOOLEYS decade of support
DOOLEYS are lacing up their shoes to support Team Bandaged Bear at City2Surf again this year.
Eyes on the run
Each year, 10,000 children visit our Eye Clinic for treatment of eye disease.
The prospect of being first-time parents should have been an exciting chapter.
Baby Sam’s doctors feared he wouldn’t survive long.
No longer pie in the sky . . .
Thousands of children will benefit from improved health outcomes thanks to the recently launched state-of-the-art Sargents Pies Charitable Foundation Clinical Research Centre.