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Patient and Family Centred Care

Transforming Clinical Care to Improve Mental Health for RCH Patients: Phase Two

A project which aims to ensure staff at The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) deliver care which is sensitive to the mental health needs of patients is set to be implemented hospital wide. Supported by the Good Friday Appeal, this hospital…

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Child Life Therapy: Children’s Cancer Centre

Undergoing cancer treatment can be an extremely stressful and uncertain time, not only for the child diagnosed with cancer, but for the whole family.

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RAPID Model of Care

The Rapid Assessment, Planning, Investigations and Discharge (RAPID) program is designed to support senior staff and streamline care by initiating consultations in the waiting room.

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Child Life Therapy: In House TV programs

The Royal Children's Hospital's in-house TV programs, Hospital Lingo and Be Positive, are designed to help patients become familiar with hospital and stay connected with others. These programs are supported by the Woolworths team and customers through the funds they…

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Clinical Nutrition Service

At any one time across The Royal Children's Hospital, 15% of patients are receiving nutrition intravenously. The new Intestinal Rehabilitation and Clinical Nutrition Service is aiming to be a  nationally recognised centre of excellence.

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National Child Health Poll

The big issues in a child and adolescent health are being regularly monitored in The Royal Children's Hospital National Child Health Poll. The quarterly poll of 2,000 Australian households is the only national survey that directly seeks responses from Australian families and…

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RCH Telehealth

RCH Telehealth is a tool for online video consultations and a great way for clinicians to deliver great care to patients outside of hospital visits. Children living in rural and regional areas often have limited access to specialist healthcare, with…

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Complex Care

Advances in medical care means that the number of children with complex needs being treated at The Royal Children's Hospital continues to grow. These children require multiple specialists and services involved in their treatment, which can be extremely challenging for…

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Wadja Health Service

Thanks to the generosity of the Victorian community, Wadja provides culturally sensitive and responsive service to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients and their families at The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH).

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Supporting Patients with Intellectual Disability and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder

Patients with Intellectual Disability and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder who are also affected by mental health issues are a vulnerable group with a high care needs. Eventually these patients must make the transition from hospital care to adult healthcare and thanks to Good Friday Appeal support,…

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