RCH Health Literacy
Health Literacy Project aims to create a range of new, engaging and inclusive digital health resources with and for young people, to elevate the voice of the child.
Child Life Therapy in the Emergency Department
The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) will be expanding its Child Life Therapy (CLT) program to the Emergency Department (ED).
Implementing a Vascular Access Specialist Team at the RCH
Thanks to the generosity of Run for the Kids and the Good Friday Appeal (GFA), children receiving care at the RCH will be supported by a team of highly skilled nurses, specialised in the insertion of peripheral intravenous catheters (PIVCs).
Chronic Illness Peer Support (ChIPS) Program
The Chronic Illness Peer Support (ChIPS) program at The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) has been transforming the lives of young people aged 12 to 25 living with chronic illnesses for 30 years.
Garden Program Vision: A Breath of Fresh Air
Getting out in nature has many benefits, including reducing levels of stress. For patients in hospital, having access to a garden not only improves their mood but has been proven to reduce blood pressure and pain, while also improving recovery time and offering an environment for children and young people to engage with their peers.
Children’s Cancer Care
Children being treated for cancer at The Royal Children's Hospital will be cared for by an integrated medical and holistic team funded by the Good Friday Appeal.
A new Telehealth Trial with regional healthcare provides aims to improve children's health across Victoria.