Virtual Care Program
Planning has started on a new model of care to treat patients beyond the four walls of the hospital and closer to home.
Child Life Therapy: In House TV programs
The Royal Children’s Hospital’s in-house TV programs – Be Positive and Hospital Lingo – are designed to help patients become familiar with hospital and stay connected with others.
Transforming Clinical Care to Improve Mental Health for Patients: Phase Two
A project which aims to ensure staff at The Royal Children’s Hospital deliver care which is sensitive to the mental health needs of patients is set to be implemented hospital wide.
The Royal Children’s Hospital is home to Australia’s first dedicated apheresis service, thanks to Good Friday Appeal support.
Children’s Cancer Centre
Undergoing cancer treatment can be an extremely stressful and uncertain time, for both the child and their family.
RAPID Model of Care
The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Emergency Department (ED) is one of the busiest in the State, treating up to 300 patients on any given day.
Clinical Nutrition Service
At any one time across the RCH, 15% of patients are receiving nutrition intravenously.
The RCH Childhood Stroke Program
The ecstasy of welcoming healthy twin boys into the world turned to terror for Natalie and Tim when at 24 hours old one of their boys, Bailey, started seizing. An ultra sound showed blood pooling in his brain and two days later an MRI confirmed that the tiny baby boy had had a stroke.